Top-10 fall-inspired Vegan Thanksgiving Main Dishes are guaranteed to be the star of your holiday vegan table! Spectacular-looking festive vegan loaves and roasts made of familiar ingredients are perfect for your Thanksgiving or Christmas vegan menu!
I know that this post was highly expected by some of you because, let’s face it, vegan main dishes are not easy. You can easily throw together a quick vegan salad, even soup but how are you supposed to replace the turkey? I know, frustrating.
But I have some really great news for you, because I prepared a list of vegan Thanksgiving main courses for you that are:
approved by non-vegans;
created by my food blogger friends!
If you are looking for festive recipes that will certainly steal the show, check out these 10 best vegan Thanksgiving mains. From vegan pot pie to vegan holiday roasts and loaves, choose the one that fits you best!
I’m always on the hunt for vegan comfort food recipes that are carnivore-approved, filling and delicious. Bonus points if they are easy to make and don’t require a ton of ingredients.
These vegan main dishes for Thanksgiving use simple seasonal produce and no fancy ingredients, just good old mushrooms, pumpkins, lentils, cauliflower and other fall veggies.
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I hope you enjoy these plant-based Thanksgiving recipe ideas and find a perfect recipe to serve at your holiday table! You can scroll through a quick slideshow in thisvegan Thanksgiving main dishes web story.
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Vegan Thanksgiving Pies
Vegan Pot Pie with Filo Crust
This easy vegan pot pie is the perfect comfort food classic made with veggies and creamy vegan béchamel sauce enveloped in a flaky filo crust.
This vegan holiday pie with lentils, vegetables, and a vegan hot water pastry was inspired by traditional British pastries, and it’s a gorgeous centrepiece for a vegetarian or vegan table. Not just potatoes and cheese, it’ll please meat eaters and veggies alike during the holiday season.
A fresh take on a Vegan Lentil Loaf for you! It’s made with a delicious blend of lentils, mushrooms and walnuts and has a beautifully festive cranberry topping. Those pops of juicy cranberry in every bite are so good, plus they make it look pretty impressive. It would make a great centrepiece on your holiday table!
A hearty plant-based dinner idea that will satisfy even meat-eaters! A Vegan Cauliflower Lentil Loaf that mimics the classic meatloaf with no meat, gluten-free, nut-free, and soy-free! Get all your protein and veggies in this healthy recipe!
Oven Roasted Whole Cauliflower with garlic and herb is the easiest and delicious way of preparing cauliflower for a meatless party or holiday dinner. Moreover, it is healthy without any added butter, cream or sugar and makes for one of the most impressive vegan main dishes for Thanksgiving!
A 1-inexpensive-ingredient Vegan Holiday Roast that will please Vegans and meat-lovers. Just add a little magic blend of herbs and condiments… The smell of this Vegan Holiday Roast will make everybody rush to your holiday table!
These stuffed pumpkins are super easy to make and are a guaranteed showstopper at any Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. The hearty wild rice stuffing is savory with a touch of sweetness from the cranberries, while the shiitake mushrooms add a nice meaty texture to the dish!
Grilled or baked marinated Portabello mushrooms served with creamy garlic gravy come together quickly, and are super delicious. The deep caramelized flavor works wonderfully with the garlic sauce and makes for an impressive vegan recipe for Thanksgiving. Serve them with a fall harvest salad, and some biscuits/mashed potatoes.
Elena Szeliga is the founder of Happy Kitchen.Rocks, where she shares delicious and healthy vegetarian and vegan food, from weeknight dinners to veganized classics and gourmet appetizers. Her recipes have been featured at Better Homes & Gardens, BuzzFeed, Country Living, The Kitchn and Reader’s Digest. Her mission is to help cook easy vegetarian and vegan meals with simple and fresh ingredients. Read more about Elena.