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    The 35 BEST Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

    This collection of easy Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes will help you build the best meatless spread ever!

    Whether you live a vegetarian lifestyle, of are looking to please some guests that are, these recipes are going to be the stars of your spread.

    From classic casseroles and vegetable preparations, to innovative main dishes, this list has it all.

    Go through all of these amazing vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes, and have the best holiday ever!

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    The Best Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes:

    1. Corn Casserole

    We are starting this smashing list of Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes with a classic Southern-style Corn Casserole recipe.

    This effortless recipe makes the best side dish for your holiday season. Made with only 5 simple panty ingredients, it tastes absolutely delicious.

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    2. Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel

    Make your holiday season more exciting and tasty with this Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel recipe!

    This casserole is full of creamy, crunchy, buttery, sweet, salty, and nutty flavors, which you all will simply love. A perfect sweet casserole to impress your family and friends.

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    3. Southern Squash Casserole

    Now, give your simple squash an amazing and fancy makeover by making this elegant Southern Squash Casserole!

    This festive recipe will make the best vegetarian side dish that is creamy, buttery, and cheesy. Just try it…

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    4. Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

    Guys, take your favorite mashed potatoes to another level, with this brilliant Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes recipe!

    This version will make your simple mashed potatoes festive-ready by making them perfectly buttery, creamy, and thick. Just follow some easy tips and tricks to make it delicious every time.

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    5. Vegan Turkey

    Try this Thanksgiving this Vegan Turkey Recipe, and we bet you will thank us later!

    This hassle-free recipe is all about its ingredients, textures, and flavors. You all will love this outstanding herbed vegan turkey roast, which even meat lovers will enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ pickyeaterblog

    6. Cherry Tomato Gratin

    This Festive season, bring in this spectacular Cherry Tomato Gratin and impresses everyone at your dinner table!

    This colorful and hearty meal is loaded with fresh and flavorful ingredients that are just too good with each other. So enjoy this French delight with your loved ones.

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    7. Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie

    Make the most delicious and fancy appetizer this Thanksgiving with this fantastic Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie.

    The gooey, cheesy, and nutty flavors, will make the winning dish for sure. Serve this classy dish with crackers or slices of apples and make it absolutely irresistible.

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    8. Green Beans Almondine

    Green Beans Almondine is the French classic that will make your holiday spread more special and remarkable.

    This recipe will take your beans to the next level of deliciousness, with all amazing flavors and crunchy textures. This is a great vegetarian Thanksgiving recipe to add to your festive menu.

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    9. Creamed Corn

    Trying to find an easy and quick side dish? Then try this easiest and quickest Creamed Corn recipe, which will become your new favorite.

    This creamy goodness is made with fresh corn that tastes just incredibly delicious. A perfect dish to add to your holiday spread.

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    10. Creamed Peas with Pearl Onions

    Do you know you can produce an ultimate dish using very basic and simple ingredients? Yes, this Creamed Peas with Pearl Onions is the perfect example!

    A great holiday side dish that will complement any of your favorite mains. We bet this no-bake recipe will be your favorite for sure.

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    11. Chili Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

    This Thanksgiving, make the most delectable side dish with this Chili Maple Glaze Sweet Potatoes with Pecan recipe, that is just a breeze to make!

    We guarantee that your festive dinner plate will be the best one you have ever tried with these deliciously enhanced roasted sweet potatoes.

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    12. Green Rice Casserole

    This Green Rice Casserole is one of the coziest and most flavorsome casseroles that is extremely easy to make!

    It’s a creamy, cheesy, and classy combination of ingredients that are just mind-blowingly delicious. Green Rice Casserole is defiantly a new holiday classic.

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    13. Eggplant Parmesan

    Eggplant Parmesan is a meatless delight that you all will simply get addicted to!

    This Italian comfort food will be your new family favorite, as it’s extremely scrumptious yet super easy to make. The best dish to include in your festive spread.

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    14. Thanksgiving Kale Salad

    Make your salad memorable with this Thanksgiving Kale Salad recipe, it’s an absolutely divine side dish for your holiday.

    This pretty-looking salad has the best flavors and textures, which compliment other dishes perfectly. A must-try recipe for you all.

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    15. Easy Baked Brie with Nuts and Honey

    Who doesn’t love some nice creamy brie? This fancy yet easy appetizer will take your favorite soft cheese to a new level.

    You are in for a cheesy spectacle!

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    16. Creamy Vegetable Risotto

    This Creamy Vegetable Risotto recipe is the winner for all diet followers because it’s a vegan, gluten-free, and oil-free dish.

    You can make this flavorful meal with just 8 simple ingredients, and it gets ready in half an hour from start to finish.

    Get the Recipe @ minimalistbaker

    17. Biscuit & Vegetable Pot Pie

    Are you a pot pie lover? Then this Biscuit and Vegetable Pot Pie recipe is surely for you!

    This well-seasoned, creamy, soft, and crispy all-in-one veggie dish will be super comforting and flavorful. Your entire family will love it, even meat eaters.

    Get the Recipe @ sallysbakingaddiction

    18. Spinach Mushroom Pasta Bake

    Give this classic Spinach Mushroom Pasta Bake a definite try this Thanksgiving, and wow everyone!

    This dish is not only tasty, but it’s super healthy too. You are going to love this no-fuss dish. It’s one of our favorite vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ biancazapatka

    19. Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

    This Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash is the most elegant and delicious dish that you can include in your holiday menu.

    The herb mixed quinoa complements beautifully with tender squash, making it the best dish ever.

    Get the Recipe @ cookieandkate

    20. Mushroom Wellington

    Make your beloved wellington vegetarian with this dazzling Mushroom Wellington recipe!

    This epic dish will become the center of attraction at your dinner table. It’s not only delicious, but super satisfying too.

    Get the Recipe @ vikalinka

    21. Stuffed Shells with Spinach Cream

    Treat your family and friends to this Stuffed Shells with Spinach Cream recipe, and get ready for rave reviews.

    This stunning-looking dish is super easy to make, and it tastes out of this world delicious. So make your holiday meal exciting with this awesome dish.

    Get the Recipe @ biancazapatka

    22. Vegetarian Lasagna

    Have you ever made your favorite lasagna meatless? If not, then try this Vegetarian Lasagna recipe, it is just too good.

    This creamy, cheesy, filling, comforting meal with lots of veggies will be a super hit dish in your family. So get ready to surprise everyone with this lasagna recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    23. Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce and Pecans

    How about making your favorite ravioli at home from scratch? If you are ready, then this butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce and peans recipe is just outstanding.

    You just need to follow the recipe to get your ravioli perfect. Relish this amazing vegetarian Italian treat this winter season.

    Get the Recipe @ juliasalbum

    24. Hasselback Butternut Squash

    Make an impression this holiday season by making this gorgeous Hasselback Butternut Squash recipe!

    The maple balsamic glaze, pangrattato, and crispy sage take this roasted butternut squash to the ultimate level of goodness. It’s a must vegetarian side dish to include in your Thanksgiving dinner spread.

    Get the Recipe @ sugarsaltmagic

    25. Veggie-Loaded Vegetarian Stuffing

    This Veggie Loaded Vegetarian Stuffing recipe is an extremely divine dish to add to your Thanksgiving dinner menu!

    You are going to totally love this classic, flavorful, and veggie-packed dish that is super easy to make, and a defiantly great side dish to feed large crowds.

    Get the Recipe @ thenaturalnurturer

    26. Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

    Everyone makes original Shepherd’s Pie, but this festive season make this Vegetarian version of Shepherd’s Pie, and see it instantly become your family’s favorite.

    Your beloved mushrooms, carrots, and peas are smothered in an absolutely decadent savory gravy ,and then covered with creamy mashed potatoes that taste just heavenly. Just too yummy…

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    27. Maple Roasted Carrots

    Get your carrots holiday ready with this fabulous Maple Roasted Carrots recipe!

    This super easy and super tasty side dish will be perfectly sweet and soft, with crunchy pistachio giving it an awesome texture that you all will love.

    This amazing side dish will be the first one to disappear from your dinner table.

    Get the Recipe @ thealmondeater

    28. Vegetable Casserole

    Guys, you really can’t go wrong with this Vegetable Casserole, as it’s extremely easy to make and it’s made mainly with cream of mushroom soup and ritz crackers.

    This is a flavorful dish that you can easily prepare ahead of time.

    Get the Recipe @ thecozycook

    29. Stuffed Butternut Squash

    Looking for some healthy and delicious side dishes for your holiday? Then look no further than this Stuffed Butternut Squash recipe.

    This roasted squash is loaded with apples, pomegranates, and multi-grains that taste just too good with each other. You will certainly add this dish to your favorite vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes list.

    Get the Recipe @ thecreativebite

    30. Cauliflower Steak with Walnut-Kale Pesto

    This Cauliflower Steak with Walnut Kale Pesto dish is totally bursting with flavors and nutrition.

    You will become a fan of this excellent dish for sure, and it will make your Thanksgiving dinner more interesting.

    Get the Recipe @ themodernproper

    31. Sweet Potato Kale Galette

    Make this Sweet Potato Kale Galette at home, and see it become your new festive tradition.

    This spectacular version is made with outstanding ingredients that complement each other completely. You need to try it to believe it.

    Get the Recipe @ bojongourmet

    32. Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

    Another cracking Thanksgiving dish is this Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms recipe!

    This glorious dish is all about its mind-blowing stuffing, which makes this dish a super hit. Your entire family is going to adore this vegetarian delight for sure.

    Get the Recipe @ acouplecooks

    33. Roasted Pumpkin Soup

    Winter is coming, and one of the best comfort foods is this Roasted Pumpkin soup!

    This creamy vegan goodness will be a center of attraction on your table with its beautiful looks and incredibly delicious taste. A great dish to add to your Thanksgiving menu.

    Get the Recipe @ biancazapatka

    34. 4 Cheese Roasted Garlic Alfredo Stuffed Spaghetti 

    Are you craving pasta, but want something healthy and filling? This 4-cheese Roasted Garlic Alfredo Stuffed Spaghetti Squash recipe is one of the most unique and the most delicious meals ever!

    This drool-worthy oozy, cheesy side dish is perfect for your festival spread to simply wow your loved ones.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    35.  Pumpkin Pie 

    We are wrapping up these dazzling Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes with the best Thanksgiving dessert, Pumpkin Pie!

    It’s simply brimming with rich, smooth flavors and the homemade crust. So make sure you bake this outstanding dessert, and make your holiday dinner unforgettable.

    Get the Recipe @ sallysbakingaddiction

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    35 BEST Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

    This collection of easy Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes will help you build the best meatless spread ever! We love this easy corn casserole:


    • 15oz corn kernels, drained
    • 15oz creamed corn (or 2 cups homemade creamed corn)
    • 8.5oz Jiffy corn muffin mix
    • 1 stick butter, melted
    • 1 cup sour cream


      1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
      2. Combine all ingredients until well mixed, then transfer to a greased 2qt baking dish.
      3. Bake 50-55 minutes, or until golden brown.

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