The holiday season is upon us, and that means it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll be serving at your Thanksgiving feast. If you’re vegan, or have vegan friends or family members coming to dinner, you’ll want to make sure there are plenty of delicious and festive vegan dishes to enjoy.
Whether you’re looking for something traditional or something a little more innovative, we’ve got you covered with these Vegan Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes.
So get cooking, and let us know how everything turns out!
Pumpkin Pie Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Pecan Crumble
Sweet potato casserole meets pumpkin pie in this delicious vegan Thanksgiving side dish! It’s easy to make and can be prepped the day before and baked day-of!
Sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Squash
This delicate sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Squash recipe requires only 5 ingredients and is the perfect Holiday side dish for Thanksgiving or any meal
Gluten-Free Cornbread Stuffing Recipe
A family favorite, made with caramelized onions, mushrooms and pecans. It's on a level of its own!
Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Romesco Sauce
Savoury whole roasted cauliflower nestled on a bed of sweet and smokey romesco sauce is a great way to elevate this humble vegetable!
The days keep getting shorter, but the local fall produce will keep providing us with bounty. There are still loads of vegetables that prosper through the fall, including greens, onions, peppers, turnips, and – of course – pumpkins.
However, this dish highlights beautiful delicata squash, potatoes and large green scallions. All of them are seasonal, and create a meal that’s incredibly delicious. Regional bacon, spinach and cheese are also included in these squash boats filled with flavor.
So, when the urge strikes for a fire in the fireplace, make this as a side dish (or a main course along with a bowl of soup) to help take the chill out of the autumn air.
How to Cook Delicata Squash
Learn How to Cook Delicata Squash with this easy, no peeling required, roasting recipe. Perfect for stuffing, mashing, and pureeing, serve this versatile winter squash alongside all your favorite family dinners.
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Slices�
Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside Air Fryer Sweet Potato Rounds are so easy and delish. The seasoned rounds are perfect for your Thanksgiving meal.
Air Fryer Sweet Potato Chunks - Brown Sugar or Savory!
These air fryer sweet potato cubes are so quick and easy and always a great side dish!
Air Fryer Butternut Squash
With all the amazing taste of the holidays, these rosemary and nutmeg seasoned butternut squash cubes are quick and easy to make.
Healthy Vegan Cornbread (Gluten Free + Oil Free)
Enjoy this classic cornbread recipe made vegan as the perfect side to your vegan Thanksgiving meal. It's easy to make, delicious, and gluten-free!
So delicious! Air fryer baby potatoes recipe!
Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, these baby potatoes made in the air fryer are the vegan perfect side for Thanksgiving!
Oven Roasted Carrots
Just 1 main ingredient and 2 minutes of hands-on time … plus a surprisingly delicious technique! An easy yet flavorful side dish to fill out your Thanksgiving menu!
Healthy Instant Pot Cauliflower With Delicious Gravy
Make this awesome healthy Instant Pot cauliflower with creamy gravy for any party night or weeknight dinner. This garlic and herb whole cauliflower will be a gorgeous addition to your dinner table.
Vegan Tater Tot Casserole
Easy Vegan Tater Tot Casserole made dairy-free and gluten-free for a delightful side dish of your dreams! Recipe includes options for using regular cheese and dairy as well!
Using quinoa for risotto makes the dish protein-based, while retaining the nutty flavor that usually comes from the added nuts.
Stuffed Acorn Squash
A delicious, vegan dish for your next holiday gathering! This stuffed acorn squash recipe is easy to follow and sure to please a crowd with it's sweet and savory flavors and mix of textures!
Roasted Acorn Squash Slices
Roasted Acorn Squash Slices are the prettiest autumn side dish. With just a few ingredients and minimal prep, this stunning vegetable will be the star of your holiday table, but also perfect for a weeknight.
Easy Six Ingredient Vegan Dinner Rolls
These easy dinner rolls are the perfect addition to any holiday meal! They are vegan as written and have a rich, buttery flavor and a tender crumb that just melts in your mouth!
Dairy Free Mashed Potatoes
These vegan-friendly and dairy free mashed potatoes are creamy and buttery, and oh-so-easy to make! Whip them up (literally) in just 30 minutes for your next weeknight meal or holiday celebration!
Dairy Free Green Bean Casserole
This delicious vegan green bean casserole has a homemade mushroom sauce and real fried shallots. All the comforting classic flavors but without any dairy, nuts, soy, or msg.
Easy, Roasted Sweet Potatoes
You only need 5 ingredients to make these simple roasted sweet potatoes! Deliciously seasoned and perfectly caramelized.
Easy Vegan Mushroom Crostini
These festive vegan mushroom crostini recipe is an easy and impressive appetizer perfect for holidays. Crunchy baguette with grilled vegan mozzarella topped with sweet caramelized onions and mushrooms with a hint of balsamic and Dijon mustard will surely be a show stopper.
Harvest Wild Rice Salad with Butternut Squash
This Harvest Wild Rice Salad is a vegan seasonal fall side dish! It's made with butternut squash, cranberries, and maple Dijon dressing.
Vegan Stuffed Butternut Squash (Thanksgiving For Two) - HITK
Looking for a hearty vegetarian main dish? Roast up these Vegan Stuffed Butternut Squash filled with cranberry rice, pecans, and chickpeas. Serve as a main dish for Thanksgiving!
Vegan Mushroom Gravy
Vegan Mushroom Gravy is an easy from scratch homemade gravy recipe made with mushrooms, onion, and garlic. Make it ahead of time to reduce stress for Thanksgiving
This simple cranberry relish comes together in an instant, and won't compete for space on your stove. It's made with cranberries, citrus, and has a pop of sweetness thanks to the inclusion of apple juice.
Vegan Cornbread Pecan Dressing
This vegan cornbread stuffing is a must-have for Thanksgiving dinner! It's filled with toasted pecans adding extra flavor and texture to this Southern favorite.