Who says meat eaters get to have all the fun? It may be called Turkey day, but everyone knows that most of the goodness come from the bombtastic sides. Whether it’s stuffing or mash and everything in between, there are so many options vegetarians and even vegans can enjoy.
Take a look below at some vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes that veggie eaters and even carnivorous cave men alike can enjoy. These are all super rich and delicious – and not to be confused with being “healthy”. You might need to go somewhere else for that…
Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna via Julia’s Album
A lasagna may seem like a weird thing to make on Thanksgiving, but we promise a winter vegetable lasagna is always super satisfying and goes great with everything.
Vegetable Cobbler with Cheddar Biscuits via Diethood
Did someone say cheddar biscuits? These may not be from Red Lobster, but they’re even better.
Roasted Carrots With Garlicky Farro, Chickpeas, Pepitas And Herbed Creme Fraiche via Vermont Creamery
Roasted or glazed carrots are really popular this time of the year but this dish certainly ups the ante.
Green Beans With Garlic & Almonds via Olivia’s Cuisine
Ok, ok. I guess this recipe is super healthy, but the great thing about green beans is that they add a great texture and crispness.
Classic Vegetarian Nut Loaf via The Kitchn
Looking for something to replace the turkey? This nutloaf is totally better than your mom’s meatloaf. Sorry, mom!
Slow Cooker Garlic Herb Mushrooms via Damn Delicious
For an earthy flavor that blends nicely with probably just about every portion of your dish, these mushrooms are super easy to make and will surely be a hit.
Crispy Mashes Potatoes With Avocado Garlic Aioli via Oh She Glows
Traditional mashed potatoes are great, but these bite size servings are a taste explosion.
Acorn Squash With Walnuts And Cranberry via Let The Baking Begin!
Looking forward to a small and intimate dinner? Serve your guests these acorn squash boats that are basically a taste of Fall.
Thanksgiving Stuffing Muffins With Mashed Potatoes and Gravy via The Colorful Kitchen
Stuffing muffins are adorable, easy to make and can even be served as an appetizer!
Goat Cheese Quiche With Sweet Potato Crust via Farmgirl Gourmet
Who knew you could make a delicious crust with sweet potatoes? This quiche will be gobbled up in seconds, we assure you.
Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells via Creme De La Crumb
We could never say no to a festive iteration of cheese and pasta. isn’t it beautiful?
Simple Vegan Stuffing via Minimalist Baker
Finally, there’s the stuffing. Most stuffing is vegetarian, but we thought we should incorporate a vegan option for those looking for ideas.
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