Make a Show-Stopping Thanksgiving Spread With These 24 Vegan Recipes

Traditionally, every year, the Thanksgiving table is loaded up with animal products. There’s mac and cheese, creamy casseroles, and, of course, turkey. But actually, this yearly fall feast is quite easy to make vegan—especially if you have the right recipes at hand. Below, we’ve compiled some of our favorite dishes to serve over the holiday season, including plant-based roasts, dairy-free swirly mashed potatoes, meat-free stuffing, and much, much more. By the end of the meal, your guests will be asking for seconds, not questioning where the meat and dairy are—that’s a promise.

The best vegan recipes to serve this Thanksgiving

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1 Vegan Holiday Roast With Hazelnut Cranberry Stuffing

There are plenty of vegan holiday roasts on store shelves these days, but you can’t go wrong with homemade. With a tangy glaze and hazelnut cranberry stuffing, this vegan roast will look impressive on your Thanksgiving table.
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2 Vegan Stuffed Squash Roast With Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Another option for a stunning Thanksgiving centerpiece is this stuffed squash. It not only looks colorful, but it’s also bursting with flavor thanks to the glazed onions, wild rice, and sauteéd mushroom filling.
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3 Cashew Mac and Cheese With Lobster Mushrooms

If you fancy something a little different this year, enjoy a creative twist on this Thanksgiving classic by adding dried lobster mushrooms and roasted garlic cashew cheese sauce.
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4 Vegan Sweet Potato Swirled Mashed Potatoes

Mix together two Thanksgiving favorites in this swirly, fluffy mash recipe. It’s colorful, delicious, and sure to go down a treat with all of your loved ones.
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5 Vegan Spinach and Mashed Potato Stuffed Mushrooms

Serve your seasonal mash a little differently this year by whipping it with spinach and garlic and stuffing it into some delicious baby bella mushrooms.
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6 Herbed Vegetable Roast With Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Treat your guests to a rainbow of tasty roasted vegetables with this simple recipe, which goes beautifully with whipped garlic mashed potatoes.
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7 Sweet Potato and Chili Dauphinoise With Spicy Pumpkin 

Upgrade your Thanksgiving table with this classy, spicy dauphinoise dish, which also makes use of two seasonal favorites: sweet potato and pumpkin.
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8 Gluten-Free Baked Butternut Squash Risotto

This gluten-free butternut squash risotto, which is baked in the oven like a casserole, is an ultra-comforting, filling Thanksgiving side dish.
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9 Vegan Cornbread Loaf

Make this Thanksgiving staple without animal products by following this easy recipe, which makes use of almond milk, flaxseeds, and coconut oil.
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10 Vegan Cheesy Cauliflower Potato Casserole

The Thanksgiving table isn’t complete without a creamy, cheesy, savory, nourishing potato dish, and, we have to say, this casserole ticks all of these boxes.
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11 Pomegranate Stuffing With Lemon-Cashew Cream Sauce

A holiday meal isn’t complete without stuffing. Juicy pomegranate seeds, tangy lemon sauce, and fresh herbs work together to make this version ultra-flavorful and delicious.
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12 Vegan Butternut Harvest Roll

Winter vegetables and puff pastry are a dream combination, especially when they’re drizzled with plenty of hearty, rich vegan gravy.
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13 Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

This nourishing, silky, creamy butternut squash soup is packed with delicious fall flavors. It is, of course, best served with crusty bread.
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14 Vegan Deviled Egg Potatoes

Deviled eggs are among many Thanksgiving traditions that certainly don’t sound very vegan-friendly, but this recipe proves you don’t have to miss out on the holiday staple. Just swap the eggs for potatoes.
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15 Vegan Creamed Corn

Coconut creamer is the secret to making this decadent holiday side vegan. It’s super simple to make and is guaranteed to be a hit.
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16 Vegan Maple-Herb Glazed Carrots

These tender maple-herb glazed carrots, which are packed with flavor and goodness, bring some vibrance and a burst of color to the holiday table.
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17 Charred Brussels Sprouts With Black Garlic

Love them or hate them, a Thanksgiving spread isn’t complete without Brussels sprouts. This garlicky recipe goes beautifully with mashed potatoes.
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18 Vegan Greek Lemony Roasted Potatoes

Not everyone’s a fan of mash. Keep everyone happy by whipping up some of these zesty roast potatoes. They’re tangy, crispy, golden, and guaranteed to go within seconds.
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20 Glazed Vegan Honeynut Squash With Mint and Feta

Cool, creamy feta, tangy lemon, and mint bring a powerhouse of flavor to this delicious glazed honeynut squash recipe.
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21 Vegan Garlicky Herb-Roasted Whole Cauliflower

Cauliflower is often thought of as a tame, mild vegetable, but we argue that’s not a bad thing. It can take on the flavors of whatever you pair it with, which, in this case, is garlic, herbs, and cheese.
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22 Apple Pie With Nutty Crumble Topping

Apple pie is always a holiday favorite. This recipe takes the classic to another level, by adding in a tasty, crunchy oat-walnut crumble topping.
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23 Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake

It’s rich, indulgent, and packed with fall flavor. There’s no better dessert to serve on Thanksgiving than this pumpkin pecan cheesecake.
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24Vegan Whole Wheat Pecan and Maple Pie

This Thanksgiving classic is a must-make, complete with a shortbread-style pastry crust.
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