50 Best Vegan Christmas Recipes featuring festive vegan appetizers, main courses, sides, desserts and drinks. All you need to plan your Christmas vegan menu!
Planning a vegan Christmas menu might be challenging but it can also be a lot of fun! To make your life easier, I’ve selected 50 best vegan Christmas recipes from my favorite bloggers.
There was a lot of creativity and thought put into these recipes so that you and your family can enjoy them for Christmas! They are so delicious and festive that they are guaranteed to make meat eaters’ jaw drop.
After all, you really don’t have to miss out on any of your favorite holiday dishes if you are following a vegan diet. All you need to do is use one recipe from each of the following categories to complete your vegan Christmas menu:
- Main Courses;
- Side Dishes and Salads;
Each category has plenty to choose from. Whatever your taste and budget is, you’ll surely find a few recipes you like.
From appetizers like Christmas pinwheels and vegan sausage pies (say what?) to delicious vegan beef Wellington and festive roasts, this vegan Christmas menu will definitely hit the spot!
I’ve included both all-time favorites (veganized) and creative festive dishes that might become a part of your go-to holiday menu for the years to come.
Now let me introduce you to my ultimate vegan Christmas menu! Leave a comment below if you like this selection! I’m curious to know what recipes you are planning to make this Christmas.
Vegan Christmas Appetizer Recipes
1. Holiday Wreath Taco Ring by Food with Feeling
Holiday Wreath Taco Ring– this fully VEGAN holiday appetizer is easy to make, a fun party dish, and something that everyone will enjoy!
2. Guacamole Christmas Wreath Appetizer by Veggies Save The Day
This Guacamole Christmas Wreath Appetizer is perfect for holiday parties. Not only does it look festive, it’s delicious and easy to make.
3. 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.
4. Christmas Pinwheels by VNutrition
These Christmas Pinwheels are a festive appetizer for any meal or party. Pesto and sun-dried tomatoes are featured as the red and green ingredients to really bring out holidays!
5. Mini Vegan Sausage Pies by Spabettie
These Mini Vegan Sausage Pies are a plant based update on an appetizer that works for holidays, game days, brunch, and a random Thursday.
More Vegan Christmas Appetizer Recipes:
- Winter Crostini with Mushrooms, Broccoli, and Hominy by Erica’s Recipes
- Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms with Italian Style Risotto by This Healthy Kitchen
- Georgian Eggplant Rolls with Walnuts by Happy Kitchen.Rocks
- Favorite Vegan Cheese Ball by Vegan Blueberry by Vegan Blueberry
- Lentil and walnut holiday dip: Vegan rillettes by Seven Roses
Vegan Christmas Main Course Recipes
11. Ratatouille by Happy Kitchen.Rocks
Ratatouille Recipe: delicious and spectacular vegan gluten-free dish that will be a star of any table. Healthy, flavorful, impressive looking and comforting vegetable dish.
12. Vegan Wellington by Lazy Cat Kitchen
Vegan Wellington will make your dinner guest swoon! It’s full of umami and texture. It makes for an impressive Xmas, Thanksgiving or Sunday dinner meal.
13. Healthy Vegetarian Pot Pie by Happy Kitchen.Rocks
This broccoli vegetarian pot pie is a healthy variation of chicken pot pie, without the meat of course… Broccoli and almonds replace the chicken in this easy vegetarian recipe. This pot pie is filled with colourful veggies, smooth béchamel with a nutty flair, enveloped in a flaky filo crust. Comfort food at its best!
14. Mini Bundt Chestnut Roasts with Sage Gravy by Veggie Desserts
Mini Bundt Chestnut Roasts with Sage Gravy are a tasty vegetarian and vegan Christmas main. They’re quick to make and look showstopping. If you don’t have mini bundt tray you can make them in a loaf or cake pan.
15. Vegan Holiday Roast by Vegan Huggs
Make your festive dinner complete with this Vegan Holiday Roast. It’s filled with savory stuffing and finished with a mouth-watering glaze.
More Vegan Christmas Main Course Recipes:
- Instant Pot Stuffed Acorn Squash by Show Me The Yummy
- Little lentil loaf with mushrooms and sage by Quite Good Food
- Best Vegan Shepherd’s Pie Recipe by Veggie Society
- Mushroom, Lentil & Nut Wellington by Tinned Tomatoes
- Stuffed Vegan Delicata Squash by Bear Plate
Vegan Christmas Side Dish Recipes
21. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Butternut Squash by Happy Kitchen.Rocks
The best balsamic-maple roasted Brussels sprouts with butternut squash, pecans, cranberries and avocado roasted garlic dressing. Ultimate healthy vegan Christmas side dish ready in just 40 minutes!
22. Roasted Brussels Sprouts Christmas Tree by Veggie Desserts
Turn the humble sprout side dish into a showstopper this Christmas! Roasted Brussel Sprout Christmas Tree – simply arrange into a fun tree shape and roast. Roasting makes sprouts taste delicious – trust me. Vegan and gluten free Christmas side dish.
23. Vegan Sausage & Tempeh Cornbread Stuffing by Vegan Travel Eats
This Vegan Sausage & Tempeh Cornbread Stuffing is a great “veganized” Christmas side dish! The texture of both the tempeh and the sausage is great and the infusion of apple and sage flavors bring it to another level.
24. Holiday Kale Salad with Maple-Mustard Dressing by Dianne’s Vegan Kitchen
Add a little color to your Christmas feast with this Holiday Kale Salad with Maple Mustard Dressing!
25. Hasselback Butternut Squash by My Kitchen Love
This Hasselback Butternut Squash is an easy butternut squash recipe with a handful of ingredients, little hands on time, and results in a striking side dish.
More Vegan Christmas Side Dish Recipes:
- Silky Vegan Mac and Cheese by Happy Kitchen.Rocks
- Soft & Fluffy Vegan Dinner Rolls by Kitchen Treaty
- Winter Salad with Fennel and Pomegranate by FamilyStyle Food
- 5 Ingredient Christmas Salad by My Kitchen Love
- Cheesy Vegan Mashed Potatoes by Watch.Learn.Eat
Vegan Christmas Dessert Recipes
31. by Happy Kitchen.Rocks
Wonderfully sweet, delightfully gooey, this is without question the best chocolate fudge recipe made without condensed milk (and sugar!) you’re ever going to have! Feel free to indulge yourself with this vegan fudge without any guilt or second guessing.
32. Chocolate Lava Cupcakes for Christmas by Vegan In The Freezer
Christmas Chocolate Lava Cupcakes are great at any celebration. Peek inside for the recipe and different decoration options.
33. Almond, Rosemary, & Pine Cake by Unconventional Baker
A warm, sweet, nutty and fragrant gluten-free almond, rosemary, and pine cake with excellent texture. Dairy-free.
34. Vegan Christmas tiramisu with kirsch and cherries by Quite Good Food
A non-traditional boozy vegan tiramisu made with coffee-soaked vanilla cake, kirsch and cherries, layered with a luscious vanilla filling.
35. Strawberry Santas – Dairy Free and Vegan by Pink Fortitude
Sometimes at the holidays, you need to serve a treat for kids of all ages. These Strawberry Santas are just that. They even have little strawberry Santa hats! They are made to be dairy free and vegan, and are naturally gluten free. It’s a Christmas dessert and sweet treat for all!
More Vegan Christmas Dessert Recipes:
- Vegan Gingerbread Cookies by VegAnnie
- Cranberry and Citrus Tart With Hazelnut Crust by My Quiet Kitchen
- Gluten-Free Vegan Christmas Pudding by Rhian’s Recipes
- Classic Vegan Toffee Bars by Veggie Inspired
- Chocolate Truffles by Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Vegan Christmas Drink Recipes
41. German Mulled Wine: Gluhwein by Happy Kitchen.Rocks
This easy and warming German Mulled Wine (Gluhwein) is a perfect drink to serve during festive season. It smells like Christmas and serves a crowd!
42. Easy 6-Ingredient Vegan Eggnog by Kitchen Treaty
Easy 6-Ingredient Vegan Eggnog– Decadent and velvety, this egg-free, dairy-free nog is sure to be the hit of the party. The season. The year! Cashews, coconut milk, dates, vanilla, nutmeg, and a pinch of sea salt make up this glorious situation. Rum optional!
43. Cranberry Moscow Mule by Happy Kitchen.Rocks
Cranberry Moscow Mule is the perfect holiday cocktail recipe, be it Thanksgiving, Christmas or 4th of July! Easy to put together, easy to tweak, fun to drink and so delicious! Non-alcoholic version provided.
44. Spiced orange vegan coquito by Rhubarbarians
Spiced orange vegan coquito! A dairy free and egg free way to enjoy Puerto Rican coconut eggnog. Make this your new holiday cocktail!
45. Rich & Creamy Vegan Hot Chocolate by Connoisseurus Veg
Creamy, dreamy, and totally dairy-free! This vegan hot chocolate is rich, decadent, and guaranteed to warm you up this winter. The best part: it whips up in about five minutes!
More Vegan Christmas Drink Recipes:
- Apple Cinnamon Sangria by Joy Filled Eats
- Glögg – Swedish Mulled Wine by Ginger with Spice
- Simple Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Eggnog by Unconventional Baker
- Best Cranberry Ginger Tea Ever by The Green Aisle
- Hot Chocolate Peppermint Shots by Spabettie
Which of these recipes resonate the most with you? I’d love to know what you are planning to make for Christmas! Leave a comment below 😉