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.
20 Vegan Thanksgiving Dishes That Will Upstage the Turkey
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.
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…
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.
Vegan Green Chili Mac And Cheese
Just without, ya know, cheese. (Instead, it’s blended cashews…and maybe some magic.)
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.
The Best Damn Vegan Mashed Potatoes
Tasty taters that are creamy but dairy-free? They exist.
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.