If you had asked me five years ago to describe a typical vegetarian Thanksgiving, I would have used words like bland, boring, and tasteless, and I am sure that many people would have agreed with me.

In recent years, however, I have learned that there’s a whole other world beyond Tofurky and plain vegetables.  It’s a world filled with hearty squash and sweet potato dishes,  savory comfort foods, and creamy filling meals that aren’t short on flavor at all.

If you still need a little convincing, just look at this round up of tasty recipes.  Even the biggest meat lover at your table will be asking for seconds!


Vegetarian Thanksgiving Appetizers


Fried Goat Cheese Balls with Honey

Cranberry and Pomegranate Bruschetta 

Thanksgiving Stuffing Poppers (Gluten Free and Vegan)

Roasted Mushrooms with Garlic and Thyme

Pumpkin Hummus


Vegetarian Thanksgiving Breads and Soups

Breads and Soups

Sweet Potato Soup

Savory Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Itty Bitty Garlic Pumpkin Knots

Hearty Healthy King Cornbread 

Vegetarian Main Dishes for Thanskgiving

Main Dishes

Pumpkin Lasagna

Lentil & Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Thanksgiving Meatless Loaf

Pumpkin Risotto Stuffed Acorn Squash

Roasted Delicate Squash with Quinoa Salad

Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Pie

Pumpkin Mac and “Cheese” (Dairy Free)

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Side Dishes

Pomegranate, Kale, and Wild Rice Salad with Walnuts and Feta

Baked Asparagus Fries

Quinoa Stuffing with Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries

Sourdough Stuffing with Mushrooms, Apples, & Sage

Candied Lime Sweet Potatoes

Spinach Gratin