Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes To Try Out This Year

by Chelsey Grasso

Just because you have a vegan diet doesn't mean that you can't enjoy Thanksgiving as much as all of your meat-eating friends seem to. In fact, based on these 10 vegan Thanksgiving Day recipes, you might very well be able to enjoy Thanksgiving even more than those omnivores. The 10 recipes rounded up below are just as delicious as the traditional Thanksgiving dishes are considered to be, and you know what else? They're a lot more unique. Who can resist trying something new? I know I can't, especially on a day like Thanksgiving.

So, get your cooking on this Thanksgiving with these stews, pies, salads, soups, and chilis. They're all 100 percent vegan, and they're all so delectable that even your non-vegan friends and family are bound to love them. I mean, let's face it: If there was ever a way to convert your meat loving friends to a vegan diet, it would have to be with one of these recipes. Don't believe me? Take a scroll below and see for yourself.

I hope your Thanksgiving is a food-filled feast, and I hope that if you are vegan, you can accomplish that without having to include any eggs, butter, turkey, or milk. If you stick with these recipes, you certainly can. Enjoy!

1. One-Pot Butternut & Cabbage Stew

Looking for a main course sans the turkey? This One-Pot Butternut & Cabbage Stew by Green Kitchen Stories is a filling, easy-to-make option!

2. Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts With A Sunflower Cookie Crust

Never forget about dessert on Thanksgiving... that's a rule. Try out Oh She Glow's Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts with a Sunflower Cookie Crust recipe this year.

3. Green Bean Salad With Lemon Dijon Dressing

A fresh Green Bean Salad with Lemon Dijon Dressing brings a touch of variety to any meal. Enjoy this recipe from Green Kitchen Stories.

4. Crispy Smashed Potatoes With Avocado Garlic Aioli

Who doesn't love crispy potatoes? Oh She Glow's Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Avocado Garlic Aioli recipe is one for the ages.

5. Roasted Cauliflower Soup

This Roasted Cauliflower Soup recipe from Naturally Ella has a kick of spice it and does not require any cream!

6. Superfood Crunch Salad With Homemade Balsamic Apple Vinaigrette

Get a little crazy with your salad on Thanksgiving! This Superfood Crunch Salad with Homemade Balsamic Apple Vinaigrette from Oh She Glows will make your salad just as exciting as everything else on the table!

7. Lentil & Couscous Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed pepper add some color to any dinner. Let Cookie + Kate's Lentil & Couscous Stuffed Pepper add some to your Thanksgiving table.

8. Bulgur Vegetarian Chili

You can never go wrong with some chili, even on Thanksgiving. Try out this delicious Bulgur Vegetarian Chili recipe from Naturally Ella.

9. Quick Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Coconut Ginger Sauce

The coconut and ginger flavors in this recipe make these Quick Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Coconut Ginger Sauce by Cookie + Kate a dish to remember.

10. Tea Braised Carrots with Almonds

Don't go with boring, cooked carrots this year. Instead, try these Tea Braised Carrots with Almonds by Naturally Ella. You won't regret it.

Images: Green Kitchen Stories, Oh She Glows, Naturally Ella, Cookie + Kate