16 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinners


  • 16 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinners 1 of 17
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  • Vegetarian Cassoulet 2 of 17
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    Chock-full of beans and veggies, and sprinkled with herbs and spices, this meatless dish is a marvelous alternative to a big turkey dinner. Your guests will never guess it's healthy, and you won't have to feel guilty when you sneak yourself a second slice of pie!

    Make vegetarian cassoulet

  • Roasted Tomato Marinara with Spaghetti Squash 3 of 17
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    This unique vegetarian entrée is packed with zesty Italian flavors — all inside of baked spaghetti squash! Serve this on Thanksgiving Day, and watch your guests be dazzled.

    Make roasted tomato marinara with spaghetti squash

  • Lemon-Cajun Pasta 4 of 17
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    Just because it's Thanksgiving doesn't mean you can't enjoy a hearty serving of pasta as an entrée or a side. Those seeking a delicious kick will especially love this spicy Cajun flavor!

    Make lemon-Cajun pasta
    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

  • Super-Food Quinoa 5 of 17
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    Boring quinoa gets jazzed up in this colorful bowl. Add a splash of fruity flavor with mango and avocado, and you have a superfood-packed dish everyone at the table will adore.

     

    Make super-food quinoa


    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

  • Peanut Butter Rice with Tofu 6 of 17
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    Tofu is anything but bland in this creamy, rice-based dish. Peanut butter lovers won't be able to resist!

    Make peanut butter rice with tofu

    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

  • Sunflower Pesto Pasta 7 of 17
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    Sacrifice meat without skimping on flavor with this super-easy meal! This gorgeous green pesto pasta is bursting with lemon, basil, and garlic, and the sunflower seeds on top add a delicious crunch that's sure to satisfy all your cravings.


    Make sunflower pesto pasta
    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

  • Maple-Tamari Seared Tofu 8 of 17
    Maple-Tamari Seared Tofu

    You can sear this sweet and savory tofu in just a few minutes — beats the hours it takes to cook turkey!

    Make maple-tamari seared tofu 


    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

  • Fall Pasta with Butternut Squash 9 of 17
    Fall Pasta with Butternut Squash

    Anyone craving the flavors of fall will leave the table satisfied by this rich pasta made with butternut squash and fresh mushrooms. Your guests might forget turkey was even an option. …

    Make fall pasta with butternut squash 

    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

  • Savory Pumpkin Quiche 10 of 17
    Savory Pumpkin Quiche

    This quiche is a no-fuss way to make sure your vegetarian guests have enough to eat, especially if you’'re cooking for oodles of turkey lovers and non-meat eaters on the same day.


    Make pumpkin quiche 

  • Country-Fried Seitan Cutlets 11 of 17
    Country-Fried Seitan Cutlets

    Consider this the meatless protein alternative to deep-fried turkey. (It'’s a lot easier, too!)

     

    Make country-fried seitan cutlets 

    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

  • Pumpkin Pizza 12 of 17
    Pumpkin Pizza

    This seasonal pizza is sure to be a hit with everyone at the table — even picky eaters who aren’'t a fan of “boring” turkey. You might want to pop two of these in the oven!

     

    Make pumpkin pizza 

    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

  • Rustic Tofu Veggie Pot Pie 13 of 17
    Rustic Tofu Veggie Pot Pie

    Your guests will get a healthy dose of protein, veggies and fiber with just one slice of this filling pot pie — no meat required!

    Make rustic tofu veggie pot pie 

    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

  • Pumpkin Pierogies with Pecan Sage Cream Sauce 14 of 17
    Pumpkin Pierogies with Pecan Sage Cream Sauce

    Filled with cheese and pumpkin, these hearty pierogies make for the ultimate Thanksgiving comfort food.

    Make pumpkin pierogies 

  • Spicy Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie 15 of 17
    Spicy Vegetarian Shepherds Pie

    Add some heat to a chilly Thanksgiving day with this spicy, vegetarian take on shepherd’'s pie.

     

    Make spicy vegetarian Shepherd'’s pie 

  • Vegetarian Lasagna with Seasonal Squash 16 of 17
    Vegetarian Lasagna with Seasonal Squash

    Veggies are best when they'’re in season. Using fall squash will have everyone at the table going for seconds of this meatless lasagna.

     

    Make vegetarian lasagna

  • Tofu Cashew Broccoli Bowl 17 of 17
    Tofu Cashew Broccoli Bowl

    Chunks of tofu are packed with flavor in this slightly sweet stir-fry. Throw in some pumpkin or squash for some holiday flavor!

    Make tofu cashew broccoli bowl 

    Photo Credit: Kathy Patalsky

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