Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Browse the best vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes for cranberry sauce, gravy, stuffing, sweet potato pie, butternut squash, mashed potatoes and much, much more.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Rating: 4.6 stars
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This recipe is from my mother. It may sound strange, but these are really good and very easy to make. The Brussels sprouts should be brown with a bit of black on the outside when done. Any leftovers can be reheated or even just eaten cold from the fridge. I don't know how, but they taste sweet and salty at the same time!

Vegan Gravy

Rating: 4.69 stars
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This is a creamy and thick vegan brown gravy which is excellent with the vegan 'meat' loaf, vegan mashed potatoes, or vegan biscuits. This gravy is so yummy, any meat-eater would enjoy it.

Wild Mushroom Stuffing

Rating: 4.5 stars
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The stuffing of the Pacific Northwest! You can fill your turkey with this stuffing, or bake it separately.

Spinach Pomegranate Salad

Rating: 4.7 stars
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A very quick and nutritious salad made with pomegranate seeds and feta cheese.

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By Mackenzie Schieck

Sweet Potato Rolls

Rating: 4.6 stars
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A flavorful roll, good with hearty soups and stews.

Pumpkin Roll Cake

Rating: 4.72 stars
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A thin pumpkin cake, rolled around in a white cream filling, then in nuts. Can be frozen and served chilled. Dust with confectioners' sugar, if desired.

Butternut and Acorn Squash Soup

Rating: 4.55 stars
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This is a rich and sweet yet surprisingly simple soup that is wonderful served hot with crusty bread or cold with a dollop of sour cream.

Basic Mashed Potatoes

Rating: 4.51 stars
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If you love good, old fashioned mashed potatoes this is the perfect recipe. Simple and delicious.

Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

Rating: 4.36 stars
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A filling vegetarian main course dish, squash stuffed with stuffing and rice!

How to Make Vegetarian Gravy

Want to make gravy without using any animal products? Here's how to create vegetarian gravy with great flavor, consistency, and color.
By Allrecipes Editors

Homemade Mac and Cheese

Rating: 4.16 stars
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This is a nice rich mac and cheese. Serve with a salad for a great meatless dinner. Hope you enjoy it.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Five-Star Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas
These vegetarian and vegan recipes lean heavily on hearty, healthy, seasonal vegetable dishes that deserve a starring role on your table.

Best Green Bean Casserole

Rating: 4.63 stars
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This great variation of the traditional green bean casserole is topped with French fried onions and Cheddar cheese.