17 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes are often overlooked but they really should be more appreciated. Even for meat enthusiasts, these recipes are going to be irresistible at your Thanksgiving table. And your veggie-loving friends and family will be extra thankful.

Mushroom Wellingtons with Spinach

Yep. Vegan wellingtons. For Thanksgiving. But also for a random Thursday night. Because once a year is certainly not enough. And you can even make 'em ahead of time.
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Sweet Potato and Cranberry Strudel

This strudel, filled with sweet potato, raisins, and cranberry, is a great lunch or side. Store-bought Phyllo makes the strudel a cinch to make.
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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

"Spectacular." "Sinful." "Easy." "Airy." "Buttery." "Lofty." "Perfect." That's what folks are saying about these lovely buttermilk biscuits.
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Roast Winter Squash With Blue Cheese

Sweetly caramelized roasted squash is tempered with the earthy funkiness of blue cheese. Stealthy healthy yet luxurious. And still quick and easy.
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Chestnut Pasta, Wild Mushrooms, and Brussels Sprouts

This eminently easy-to-assemble jumble of autumn veggies and pasta just sorta screams elegance, don't you agree?
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Drunken Pumpkin Bourbon Tart

Drunken pumpkin? Punken drumkin? Drumpin punkdrunk? This innocuous seeming slice boasts just a tad more tipsy-inducing personality than your typical pumpkin pie.
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Three-Cheese Vegetarian Lasagna

We suspect you've been looking for a lovely, elegant, knock-their-socks-off vegetarian dish that just happens to be fancy schmancy enough for Thanksgiving, yes? Look no further.
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Pumpkin Sweet Potato Pie

This riff on the classic marshmallow sweet potato casserole of your childhood plunks the sweet staple squarely where it belongs. Dessert.
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Mushroom Leek Tart

"Impressive." "Easy." "Yummy." "Brilliant." "No leftovers!" That's what folks are saying about this lovely little tart.
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Celery Root Soup with Caramelized Apples

Behold, an exquisitely simple, sophisticated soup with a subtle celery root flavor that's certain to make you swoon.
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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Sriracha and Lime

“Sweet potatoes with firecracker flavor” is what we’re hearing about these lovely, albeit unexpected, sweet potatoes. And just 10 minutes of barely any effort. Who loves you?!
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Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Filling

Are they cakes or are they cookies? Who the heck cares when they taste this incredible thanks to warming pumpkin spice slathered with tangy cream cheese filling.
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Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini

Whole roasted cauliflower takes center stage when painted with tahini, garlic, and pistachios and roasted until tender on the inside, spiffy on the outside.
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Maple Pecan Pie

Distinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You're welcome.
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Roasted Delicata Squash and Kale Salad

Satiating and healthy-ish, this salad is a vibrant and quick dinner. No peeling required. Just a little chopping and cooking.
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Sweet Potato Cornbread

We could blather on and on about this surprising (and stealthy healthy) riff on a Southern classic that everyone is swearing is the best cornbread they've ever had.
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Roasted Chickpea Salad

Sure, this vegan roasted chickpea salad is healthy. More intriguingly, though, it’s brimming with earthy, warming spices and can’t-stop-at-just-one roasted chickpeas.
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