The BEST Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes 2023

Are you looking for the perfect vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes to spice up your holiday dinner? You don’t need to worry, as we’ve got you covered – no matter if you’re a beginner or an experienced home cook.

We have compiled the best vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes of 2023 that are sure to impress and delight your family and friends.

From delicious appetizers and side dishes to incredible main courses, we have everything you need for creating a truly memorable meal this season.

So get ready for some tasty treats and let’s make festive feasting fun!

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We are starting this smashing list of Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes with a classic Southern-style Corn Casserole recipe.

This effortless recipe makes the best side dish for your holiday season. Made with only 5 simple panty ingredients, it tastes absolutely delicious.

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Fasolakia, or Greek Green Beans, will make you wonder how simple green beans can be so wonderfully delicious. But believe me, this Greek recipe might change the way you think about this humble vegetable.

Present this on your Thanksgiving spread, and get ready for rave reviews!

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Make your holiday season more exciting and tasty with this Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel recipe!

This casserole is full of creamy, crunchy, buttery, sweet, salty, and nutty flavors, which you all will simply love. A perfect sweet casserole to impress your family and friends.

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Now, give your simple squash an amazing and fancy makeover by making this elegant Southern Squash Casserole!

This festive recipe will make the best vegetarian side dish that is creamy, buttery, and cheesy. Just try it…

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Now, this Falafel is all vegetarian’s dream come true, as these chickpeas balls are just divine!

The recipe shows how to make the ultimate Middle Eastern Falafel, which is best eaten in a pita, wrap, or sandwich, and has deep-fry or baked options.

So just relish these amazing and flavorful balls, and see them becomes everyone’s favorite in no time.

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Guys, take your favorite mashed potatoes to another level, with this brilliant Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes recipe!

This version will make your simple mashed potatoes festive-ready by making them perfectly buttery, creamy, and thick. Just follow some easy tips and tricks to make it delicious every time.

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Try this Thanksgiving this Vegan Turkey Recipe, and we bet you will thank us later!

This hassle-free recipe is all about its ingredients, textures, and flavors. You all will love this outstanding herbed vegan turkey roast, which even meat lovers will enjoy.

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This homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe is the best ever! Creamy, cozy, and oh so cheesy, it’s so much better than any store bought soup. And it’s so easy!

Broccoli and cheese are a classic combination, and once you try this recipe, you’ll see why.

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This Festive season, bring in this spectacular Cherry Tomato Gratin and impresses everyone at your dinner table!

This colorful and hearty meal is loaded with fresh and flavorful ingredients that are just too good with each other. So enjoy this French delight with your loved ones.

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Make the most delicious and fancy appetizer this Thanksgiving with this fantastic Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie.

The gooey, cheesy, and nutty flavors, will make the winning dish for sure. Serve this classy dish with crackers or slices of apples and make it absolutely irresistible.

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Start your day with some Middle Eastern flavors with our best Shakshuka recipe!

You will love this gorgeous dish, which is a tasty, spicy, tangy, and savory sauce with perfectly poached eggs. It’s a great weekend morning dish for you to try.

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Green Beans Almondine is the French classic that will make your holiday spread more special and remarkable.

This recipe will take your beans to the next level of deliciousness, with all amazing flavors and crunchy textures. This is a great vegetarian Thanksgiving recipe to add to your festive menu.

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Trying to find an easy and quick side dish? Then try this easiest and quickest Creamed Corn recipe, which will become your new favorite.

This creamy goodness is made with fresh corn that tastes just incredibly delicious. A perfect dish to add to your holiday spread.

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Give your Thanksgiving some Middle Eastern flavors with our best Shakshuka recipe!

You will love this gorgeous dish, which is a tasty, spicy, tangy, and savory sauce with perfectly poached eggs. It’s a great weekend morning dish for you to try.

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Do you know you can produce an ultimate dish using very basic and simple ingredients? Yes, this Creamed Peas with Pearl Onions is the perfect example!

A great holiday side dish that will complement any of your favorite mains. We bet this no-bake recipe will be your favorite for sure.

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This is a creamy cashew based curry with a medley of veggies that would pair perfectly with rice or your favorite naan bread.

Try one of the most popular comfort foods out of India and you will be amazed with all the subtle flavors that goes in the making of this vegetable curry.

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This Thanksgiving, make the most delectable side dish with this Chili Maple Glaze Sweet Potatoes with Pecan recipe, that is just a breeze to make!

We guarantee that your festive dinner plate will be the best one you have ever tried with these deliciously enhanced roasted sweet potatoes.

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This Green Rice Casserole is one of the coziest and most flavorsome casseroles that is extremely easy to make!

It’s a creamy, cheesy, and classy combination of ingredients that are just mind-blowingly delicious. Green Rice Casserole is defiantly a new holiday classic.

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Eggplant Parmesan is a meatless delight that you all will simply get addicted to!

This Italian comfort food will be your new family favorite, as it’s extremely scrumptious yet super easy to make. The best dish to include in your festive spread.

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Make your salad memorable with this Thanksgiving Kale Salad recipe, it’s an absolutely divine side dish for your holiday.

This pretty-looking salad has the best flavors and textures, which compliment other dishes perfectly. A must-try recipe for you all.

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Who doesn’t love some nice creamy brie? This fancy yet easy appetizer will take your favorite soft cheese to a new level.

You are in for a cheesy spectacle!

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Have you ever made your favorite lasagna meatless? If not, then try this Vegetarian Lasagna recipe, it is just too good.

This creamy, cheesy, filling, comforting meal with lots of veggies will be a super hit dish in your family. So get ready to surprise everyone with this lasagna recipe.

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How about making your favorite ravioli at home from scratch? If you are ready, then this butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce and peans recipe is just outstanding.

You just need to follow the recipe to get your ravioli perfect. Relish this amazing vegetarian Italian treat this winter season.

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Make an impression this holiday season by making this gorgeous Hasselback Butternut Squash recipe!

The maple balsamic glaze, pangrattato, and crispy sage take this roasted butternut squash to the ultimate level of goodness. It’s a must vegetarian side dish to include in your Thanksgiving dinner spread.

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This Veggie Loaded Vegetarian Stuffing recipe is an extremely divine dish to add to your Thanksgiving dinner menu!

You are going to totally love this classic, flavorful, and veggie-packed dish that is super easy to make, and a defiantly great side dish to feed large crowds.

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Everyone makes original Shepherd’s Pie, but this festive season make this Vegetarian version of Shepherd’s Pie, and see it instantly become your family’s favorite.

Your beloved mushrooms, carrots, and peas are smothered in an absolutely decadent savory gravy ,and then covered with creamy mashed potatoes that taste just heavenly. Just too yummy…

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Get your carrots holiday ready with this fabulous Maple Roasted Carrots recipe!

This super easy and super tasty side dish will be perfectly sweet and soft, with crunchy pistachio giving it an awesome texture that you all will love.

This amazing side dish will be the first one to disappear from your dinner table.

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Guys, you really can’t go wrong with this Vegetable Casserole, as it’s extremely easy to make and it’s made mainly with cream of mushroom soup and ritz crackers.

This is a flavorful dish that you can easily prepare ahead of time.

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Looking for some healthy and delicious side dishes for your holiday? Then look no further than this Stuffed Butternut Squash recipe.

This roasted squash is loaded with apples, pomegranates, and multi-grains that taste just too good with each other. You will certainly add this dish to your favorite vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes list.

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This Cauliflower Steak with Walnut Kale Pesto dish is totally bursting with flavors and nutrition.

You will become a fan of this excellent dish for sure, and it will make your Thanksgiving dinner more interesting.

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Make this Sweet Potato Kale Galette at home, and see it become your new festive tradition.

This spectacular version is made with outstanding ingredients that complement each other completely. You need to try it to believe it.

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Another cracking Thanksgiving dish is this Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms recipe!

This glorious dish is all about its mind-blowing stuffing, which makes this dish a super hit. Your entire family is going to adore this vegetarian delight for sure.

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Winter is coming, and one of the best comfort foods is this Roasted Pumpkin soup!

This creamy vegan goodness will be a center of attraction on your table with its beautiful looks and incredibly delicious taste. A great dish to add to your Thanksgiving menu.

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Are you craving pasta, but want something healthy and filling? This 4-cheese Roasted Garlic Alfredo Stuffed Spaghetti Squash recipe is one of the most unique and the most delicious meals ever!

This drool-worthy oozy, cheesy side dish is perfect for your festival spread to simply wow your loved ones.

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We are wrapping up these dazzling Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes with the best Thanksgiving dessert, Pumpkin Pie!

It’s simply brimming with rich, smooth flavors and the homemade crust. So make sure you bake this outstanding dessert, and make your holiday dinner unforgettable.

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So many impressive Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes to feed your guests! Which ones will you make in 2023?

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