20 Vegan Thanksgiving Dishes That Will Upstage the Turkey

Cooking Thanksgiving dinner for people with different dietary restrictions can be stressful. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are 20 plant-based versions of your favorite Thanksgiving classics to satisfy the vegans at your table.

Veggie Sides Even Non-Vegetarians Will Love

Dairy-free Butternut Squash “fondue”

Hey, why should cheese eaters have all the fun? This creamy dip is smooth, tangy and won’t fill you up before the main meal.

Stuffing With “creamed Spinach” And Leeks

We finally found a stuffing recipe that is vegan and gluten-free—thanks to Coterie member Phoebe Lapine.

Turnip Fries

Looking for a vegan-friendly Thanksgiving side dish? These baked veggies make a nice alternative to the usual cream-laden mashed potatoes.

Smoky Sweet Potato Lentil Tortilla Soup

Just imagine the jealous side-eye from the turkey-eaters…

Creamy Vegan Spaghetti Squash Bake

The secret ingredient? Nutritional yeast.

Sweet Potato Maple Vegan Beer Bread

Newsflash: You don’t need eggs to make fluffy, airy bread.

Ginger Fig Tart With Chestnut-almond Crust

Pumpkin pie? Yawn.

Vegan Chili ‘cheese’ Dip

Pass the tortilla chips.

Creamy Hummus Soup With Crispy Soyrizo Gremolata

You may want to crumble this soy version of chorizo on top of everything.

Butternut Pecan Sweet Potato Mash

A dinner side or full-blown dessert? You decide.

Mini Chickpea Flour Frittatas

Aka the best bites ever.

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Vegan Green Chili Mac And Cheese

Just without, ya know, cheese. (Instead, it’s blended cashews…and maybe some magic.)

Oh My Veggies

Vegan Green Bean Casserole

A healthier take on the traditional cream-of-mushroom-soup stuff.

Vegan Golden Mylk Cheesecake

Top it off with delicious toasted coconut flakes.

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The Best Damn Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Tasty taters that are creamy but dairy-free? They exist.

RELATED: The 15 Best Potato Recipes of All Time

Vegan Walnut & Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells

This one will impress guests, we promise.

Vegan Pot Pies

Ready in under and hour and everyone gets their own.

Lemon And Garlic Vegetable Quinoa

Guys. This side dish may steal the show.

Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins

Later, corn bread.

No-bake Vegan Black Sesame Pumpkin Pie Bites

So much cuter than pie.

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