35+ Meatless Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is simply 2 weeks away! Have you completed your menu? Whether you’re vegetarian/vegan or thinking about enjoyable veggie-forward meals, I hope you’ll find the best dish in this roundup.

You’ll discover a lot of vibrant main courses in the list. From vegetable lasagna to packed acorn squash, these dishes will interest everybody. No meat replaces here! My cookbook, Love Real Food, provides some tasty entrées too: Quinoa-Stuffed Sugary food Potatoes (page 144), Roasted Eggplant Lasagna (page 163), and Roasted Carrots with Farro, Chickpeas, and Herbed Tahini Sauce (page 186).

You’ll likewise discover hearty green salads listed below, much of which might function as a primary in enough amount, plus velvety soups and mainly mouthwatering side meals. The dishes that are likewise gluten complimentary and/or vegan are identified appropriately.

At the end of the post, you’ll discover links to dishes that will complete Thanksgiving Day, consisting of breakfast alternatives, appetisers, and mixed drinks. For much more concepts, take a look at my complete Thanksgiving archives or utilize the search bar if you’re searching for something in specific. Delight in!

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Vegetarian Main Cuisines

This roasted butternut risotto tastes heavenly and hardly requires any stirring! cookieandkate.com

Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” This is the very best dish I have actually attempted this year. It was delightful. I am going to include this as a brand-new side meal for my Thanksgiving meal.” Rita

roasted carrots recipe with farro, chickpeas recipe

Roasted Carrots with Farro, Chickpeas & Herbed Crème Fraiche

Quickly gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” I made this with Christmas supper and wow this was definitely my signature meal! It was delightful therefore quite. I was so interested by it, I needed to make it therefore thankful I did!” Leslie

Broccoli casserole, made better with roasted broccoli, cheddar cheese, quinoa and whole grain breadcrumbs. - cookieandkate.com

Broccoli, Cheddar & Quinoa Gratin

Quickly gluten complimentary

” I made this for supper last night, and my extremely non-vegetarian “meat and potatoes” sweetheart liked it (therefore did I)! He even asked to have the leftovers for lunch today.:-RRB- Thanks for all the tasty and healthy dishes!” Rach

Seriously the best vegetable lasagna recipe! This vegetarian lasagna is packed with fresh veggies and spinach. #vegetarian #lasagna #veggies

Finest Veggie Lasagna

Possibly gluten complimentary

” I simply made this for an unique household supper. All of us voted it without a doubt the very best lasagna ever! Everybody returned for seconds.:-RRB- Thank you a lot for this tasty dish! I followed your instructions precisely and even doubled it for bonus today. I’m so thankful I did! I will certainly be making this typically for loved ones.” Lee Anne and the Laskey Team

Easy Brown Rice Risotto with Mushrooms and Fresh Oregano

Easy Wild Rice Risotto with Mushrooms and Fresh Oregano

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” This is amongst the very best risotto I have actually ever consumed. Even my risotto-phobic child was slipping seconds. I have actually made it according to the dish’s instructions, and enjoyed it completely. I have actually likewise changed it around and offered it a fresh thyme and Sherry flavouring, which was simply as wonderful. Thank you for such a magnificent dish. I like when they’re both healthy and tasty a typical mix on C and K. Thank you once again.” Chelsea

Creamy Brussels sprout quinoa gratin recipe

Creamy Roasted Brussels Sprout and Quinoa Gratin

Quickly gluten complimentary

” We made this for Thanksgiving and it was the success of the meal! We’re certainly including it to our rotation.” Deborah

vegetarian stuffed acorn squash recipe

Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan
” A huge 5 star plus for this dish! I served this for a fall supper and it looked so stunning on the table. It’s charm was matched by terrific flavour and texture. So satisfying and creative.” Frances

vegetable baked ziti recipe

Baked Ziti with Roasted Veggies

Quickly gluten complimentary
” Omg, this ended up so well, and even my non-vegetarian pals were raving. I was searching for what was seasonal and inexpensive at the marketplace, so wound up with red bell pepper, cauliflower and sweet potato. A keeper!” Kate

Hearty Salads

pomegranate pear arugula salad recipe

Pomegranate & Pear Green Salad with Ginger Dressing

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” This. Salad. Is. Whatever.

Seriously, this is so excellent. I will be making it permanently. Thank you.” Debbi

easy brussels sprout salad recipe

Honey Mustard Brussels Sprout Slaw

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” I needed to work this Thanksgiving it’s the very first time I have not been house in Virginia, and a buddy of mine welcomed me to join her at her household’s event this year. I brought this meal along, and it was such a big hit that her household praised me at the table! I simply wished to state thanks for sharing this one liked it.” Devon

hearty sweet potato, arugula, wild rice salad with ginger dressing recipe

Hearty Sugary Food Potato, Arugula & Wild Rice Salad with Ginger Dressing

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” My hubby initially stated “this is among the very best salads you’ve ever consumed, right?” followed definitively by “this is the very best salad I have actually ever had.” Thank you for this incredible dish, Kate!!! “Meal in a bowl” is best!” Jill

Winter panzanella recipe

Balsamic Butternut, Kale and Cranberry Panzanella

Quickly vegan

” Made this tonight for the fam- this dish is growing with taste! Filling. Yummy. Everybody liked it! Can’t wait to make it once again:-RRB-“ Sara

arugula wild rice salad recipe

Arugula, Dried Cherry and Wild Rice Salad with a Zippy Lemon Dressing

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” I have actually made this salad many times everybody enjoys it kids, grownups, vegetable and meat enthusiasts alike. Thank you !!” Eija

delicata squash salad with arugula pomegranate

Roasted Delicata Squash, Pomegranate and Arugula Salad

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” Actually pleased with this dish. This was the very first time I had actually ever prepared Delicata squash. I was extremely worried that the exterior would be difficult or not delicious, however it was totally soft and tasty. Whatever in the salad fit actually well. My hubby and I both liked this. Easy enough to create on a weeknight, however it looks elegant enough to serve when individuals come by. I can’t wait to make this once again!” Andrea

Roasted butternut squash, apple and wheat berry salad recipe

Hearty Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Salad

Quickly gluten complimentary and vegan

” I have actually made this salad many times; it’s ended up being a go-to dish for me. Thank you! I have actually never ever even roasted apples prior to! I like that technique.” Josie

Fennel, apple and kale salad

Fall Kale Salad with Fennel, Honeycrisp and Goat Cheese

Gluten complimentary

” I do not wish to sound significant, however this salad might potentially be life altering. No, ya understand what, I’m going to state it … this is the very best salad I have actually ever had in my whole life, and I have actually had A great deal of salad. Thank you a lot!” Lindsay

roasted beet arugula salad recipe

Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese & Pistachios

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” This needs to be my perpetuity preferred salad! Such a simple dish to follow that I make it weekly.” Sharon

farro and kale salad with goat cheese almonds and dried cherries

Farro and Kale Salad with Goat Cheese

Gluten complimentary and vegan alternatives readily available

” I made this tonight and it was actually excellent! I like kale in theory more than actuality, however repaired in this manner it was so tender and tasty. I will be making this once again.” Elizabeth

best green salad recipe

Favorite Green Salad with Apples, Cranberries and Pepitas

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” A preferred in our home, we consume this salad a minimum of when a week!” Sherie

brussels sprout arugula salad recipe

Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Arugula Salad with Sunlight Dressing

Gluten complimentary

” Desire you to understand I like this dish! I have actually never ever toasted my own pecans prior to and the scent is wonderful. Sliced brussels go so well in a salad and this will be a routine in my weekly supper dishes!” Jessie

Fall Soups

best butternut squash soup recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” I simply made this soup for my household. I believe it is the very best soup I have actually ever made. Thank you a lot for sharing the dish.” Christa

best cauliflower soup recipe

Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” Omg this is the very best cauliflower soup dish I have actually ever made and I have actually made a lot. This will certainly enter into my soup rotation. Thank you Cookies and Kate for offering such terrific tasting dishes.” Angie

The best pumpkin soup recipe! It's creamy AND healthy. #pumpkinrecipe

Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Gluten complimentary and vegan

” Oh my gosh !! Finest soup I have actually made in a very long time! I reside in Reno, NV and it’s lastly Fall like weather condition. I figured it was a great time to make a convenience soup, and this Roasted Pumpkin Soup satisfied! Thank you for the dish! I will certainly be showing my friends and family” Julie

More Vegetarian Side Meals

My family's favorite mashed potatoes—they're ultra creamy, a little tangy, and you can make them ahead! #Thanksgiving

Lucille’s Mashed Potatoes

Gluten complimentary

This is my household’s go-to mashed potatoes dish! I hope it makes a look on your vacation table.

savory mashed sweet potatoes recipe

Savory Mashed Sugary Food Potatoes

Gluten complimentary and possibly vegan

” Wow! I was actually doubtful about this dish, however asked my 3 kids if they desired this dish or a sweeter sweet potato dish, and they chose this one! So I needed to offer it a shot. This will certainly be our go-to for Thanksgiving and Christmas suppers! Definitely terrific. Thank you!” Kimberly

kale colcannon recipe

Kale Colcannon

Gluten complimentary and possibly vegan

” The household liked this variation of Colcannon … it had a great tang and was an excellent addition to our meal supper. Next time I will half the dish for simply my hubby and I.” Mary

best green beans recipe

Finest Ever Green Beans

Gluten complimentary & quickly vegan

” I made this last night and it was excellent! You can’t fail with shallots, butter, and lemon. Will certainly make this once again thank you for the dish!” Valerie

best sweet potato casserole recipe

Pecan Sugary Food Potato Casserole

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” When you sent this dish, I understood I needed to make it for Thanksgiving roasted sweet potatoes (which I did the day prior to), maple syrup, pecans yum! It was a tasty dish that went straight into my Thanksgiving file. Thanks for assisting to make our little event meal unforgettable! Hope you had a great day too.” Bea

roasted brussels sprouts side dish recipe

Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries & Pecans

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” Made these the other night with some packed chicken and rice. It was tasty. Even the sweetheart enjoyed them. We delight in roasted Brussels sprouts, however the addition of the walnuts, cranberries and balsamic vinegar was a great modification. Thank you for sharing!” Robin

honey butter roasted carrots recipe

Honey Butter Roasted Carrots

Gluten complimentary (see other taste variations offered in post for vegan alternatives)

” Simply made the roasted carrots, wow! These were wonderful.” Michael

rosemary roasted potatoes recipe

Perfect Roasted Potatoes

Gluten complimentary and vegan

” Love the ease, simpleness and deliciousness of this dish I have actually now made it a lot of times and no matter what I do, it constantly ends up!” Jennifer

skillet cornbread recipe

Honey Butter Cornbread

” Ok !! This dish is changing every other cornbread dish i have actually !! It is SO GREAT! We made this dish with gluten complimentary flour, almond milk and a non-dairy replacement for the butter considering that 3 individuals at our home can’t consume dairy items, and it ended up AMAZING! We consumed it fresh from the oven! Definitely amazing!! Certainly advising this one!” Kate

green bean casserole recipe-4

Nearly Homemade Green Bean Casserole

Quickly gluten complimentary

” I made this last night for our ‘Friendsgiving’ supper, and it was the hit! Everybody definitely liked it.:-RRB- It’s what the timeless dish has actually been requesting for fresh green beans and great deals of taste. Thank you for such a wonderful dish!” Leah

You won't believe how delicious dairy-free mac and cheese can be. Vegan and easily gluten free. cookieandkate.com

Vegan Mac and Cheese

Quickly gluten complimentary; vegan

” I made this at my children demand and need to confess I was doubtful as we are neither vegan or vegetarian. It was amazing, all 3 of my kids and my better half raved about it, we will certainly be making this once again.” Patrick

naturally sweetened cranberry sauce recipe

Naturally Sweetened Cranberry Sauce

Gluten complimentary and quickly vegan

” This is my 2nd year making this. TASTY! I consume the majority of it. I make it a couple of days ahead of time. My entire household enjoys it. Thank you!” Bev

More Thanksgiving Day Recipes

Appetizers & Snacks

  • Baked Jalapeño Poppers
  • Cranberry Sauce and Goat Cheese Crostini
  • Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip
  • Crostini
  • Dukkah (Egyptian nut, seed and spice mix for dipping bread)
  • Easy Tapenade
  • How to Make a Cheese Board
  • Naturally Sweetened Candied Pecans
  • Pimento Cheese
  • Stovetop Popcorn
  • Sugary Food & Spicy Roasted Celebration Nuts
  • Torn Olives with Almonds, Celery & Parmesan
  • Ultra Creamy Hummus

Breakfast & Breakfast

  • Apple Steel-Cut Oatmeal
  • Apple & Carrot “Superhero” Muffins
  • Cinnamon Toast Breakfast Quinoa
  • Cranberry Orange Muffins
  • Cranberry Orange Steel Cut Oats
  • Sure-fire French Toast
  • Frittatas (Stovetop or Baked)
  • Gluten-Free Pumpkin Oat Pancakes
  • Healthy Breakfast Casserole
  • Pumpkin Bread
  • Pumpkin Chai Lattes
  • Pumpkin Muffins
  • Pumpkin Oat Waffles
  • Pumpkin Pecan Scones with Maple Glaze
  • Entire Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes
  • Breakfast mixed drink: Finest Mimosa (Plus Tips & Variations!)
  • Breakfast mixed drink: Homemade Bloody Marys

Cookies & Desserts

  • Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake Cups
  • Gluten-Free Apple Crisp
  • Gluten-Free Apple Tart
  • Lemon, Rosemary and Olive Oil Shortbread
  • Naturally Sweetened Pecan Pie
  • Pear Cranberry Crisp
  • Peanut Butter Oat Cookies
  • Perfect Baked Apples
  • Pumpkin Pecan Polvorones
  • Spiced Oatmeal Cookies
  • Whipped Cream

Thanksgiving Mixed Drinks

  • Cinnamon Maple Scotch Sour
  • Traditional Hot Toddy
  • Cranberry Margaritas
  • Irish Coffee with Homemade Whipped Cream
  • Maple New York City Sour
  • Moscow Mule
  • Mulled Red Wine
  • The New Old Fashioned Mixed Drink
  • Pear Nectar with Reposado Tequila
  • Red Sangria
  • Spiced Apple Margaritas
  • Vanilla-Pear Vacation Punch
  • Vegan White Russian
  • Wassail ( warm spiced and spiked apple cider)

Delighted Thanksgiving from Cookie and Kate!

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