fbpx Skip to Content

10 Best Vegan Thanksgiving Appetizers

Top-10 fall-inspired Vegan Thanksgiving Appetizers for an elegant and festive dinner party. This delicious vegan appetizer recipe collection is perfect for your vegan holiday menu!

Vegan Appetizers for Thanksgiving Pinterest

Can you believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner? It seems like yesterday we were enjoying summer salads on our backyard now it’s already time to think about my vegan Thanksgiving menu! Time sure does fly. So let’s dig into all things fall with its cozy pumpkin spice lattes and apple pies!

Planning a vegan Thanksgiving menu might not be easy. I mean, how are you supposed to replace the turkey? But don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! With these vegan Thanksgiving recipes you won’t miss it at all, guaranteed!

I prepared the entire vegan Thanksgiving menu for you, from appetizers, soups and salads to main dishes, sides and desserts.

Make sure to check my favorite vegan Christmas recipes including festive German mulled wine (Gluhwein) that is to die for!

Each category has plenty to choose from, depending on your taste and budget. All recipes are from my fellow bloggers who are working hard to help you veganize your holiday menu.

All of the recipes are healthy and many are gluten-free. Why eat unhealthy food during holidays and then start a diet if you can have these delicious and healthy appetizers on your holiday table?

So, without further due, meet 10 best vegan Thanksgiving appetizers. Let’s dig right in!


Vegan Thanksgiving Appetizers

1. Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms with Ricotta and Spinach by Happy Kitchen.Rocks

These festive vegan stuffed mushrooms are a perfect appetizer for the holiday season. Umami-packed mushrooms filled with cheesy vegan ricotta, spinach and garlic and topped with vegan parmesan make a perfect vegan alternative to traditional stuffed mushrooms, but are gluten- and dairy-free and so delicious!

A Closeup of a Vegan Stuffed Mushroom with Spinach and Ricotta.

2. Roasted Beetroot Hummus with Pita Chips by Happy Kitchen.Rocks

Healthy vegan Roasted Beetroot Hummus served with pita chips is a delicious colorful appetizer perfect for the holiday season. This creamy beetroot hummus packed with nutrients is as delicious as it is pretty.

Roasted Beetroot Hummus served with pita chips.

3. Easy Vegan Mushroom Crostini by Happy Kitchen.Rocks

These festive vegan mushroom crostini recipe is an easy and impressive appetizer perfect for holidays. Crunchy baguette with grilled vegan mozzarella topped with sweet caramelized onions and mushrooms with a hint of balsamic and Dijon mustard will surely be a show stopper.
Mushroom Crostini with Balsamic Mustard Sauce Garnished with Thyme

4. Georgian Eggplant Rolls with Walnuts by Happy Kitchen.Rocks

This is surely not your traditional appetizer but I dare you to give it a try! These easy and healthy Georgian Eggplant Rolls with Walnut Filling only require three ingredients and a few spices and they are absolutely gorgeous!

Overhead of the Georgian Eggplant Rollups served on a plate with a fork on the side.

5. Vegan Tofu Ricotta Dip by Happy Kitchen.Rocks

This easy, cheesy, savory and creamy vegan tofu ricotta contains 5 simple ingredients and tastes as close to the traditional ricotta as possible. Make of the most impressive vegan Thanksgiving appetizers to impress your guests in a matter of minutes!

Vegan tofu ricotta in a bowl with crackers.
6. Baba Ganoush Eggplant Dip by Happy Kitchen.Rocks

Baba Ganoush is a creamy vegan roasted eggplant dip flavored with tahini and aromatic oriental spices that pairs so well with fresh vegetables, falafel, bread and crackers. Perfect for holiday entertaining!

Baba Ganoush and a vegetable plate on the background.

7. Cranberry Thyme Vegan Cheese Ball by It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken

This cranberry thyme vegan cheese ball is the perfect easy dairy free appetizer! So smooth, creamy, and flavourful everyone will love it. The festive colours make it a perfect addition to any appetizer table.

Cranberry thyme vegan cheese ball.

8. Vegan Beer Cheese Dip by Rabbit and Wolves

Creamy, dreamy, smooth and melty. This cashewless quick and easy vegan beer cheese dip is one of the most delicious vegan Thanksgiving appetizers!

A Cracker Being Dipped in Vegan Beer Cheese Dip.

9. Pumpkin Hummus by Yummy Mummy Kitchen

This smooth and creamy pumpkin hummus recipe is a delicious and healthy way to celebrate autumn.

Pumpkin hummus surrounded by vegetables on a platter.

10. Smoky Vegan Deviled Eggs by Forks Over Knives

These tiny stuffed potatoes are absolutely beautiful, and, oh so delicious as hors d’oeuvres or the center part of a meal. Be sure the potatoes are tiny. And remember to hold back! Don’t eat them all before your guests arrive!

Vegan devilled eggs garnished with scallions on a wooden plate.

Enjoy these delicious fall-inspired vegan appetizers for Thanksgiving and make sure to check my blog for other vegan Thanksgiving recipe categories (see the links above).

Share your favorite vegan appetizers in the comments. Which one did I forget to include in my list?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

About Elena Szeliga


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.

Amazon Influencer Store