Vegetarians often feel a bit left out during the Thanksgiving. Wherever they look, they find meat, meat and only meat. They want to try the mashed potato, but move their hands away when they know that it has chicken stock in it. They can do nothing, but grin and bear it.
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But this year would be different. We have gathered vegetarian recipes that are far from being tasteless and boring. Plus, it will save much of your time as well! Have a look at our picks below!
Here’s an absolutely impressive dish for your Thanksgiving dinner, pumpkin quiche. We must say it’s looking beyond beautiful. Instead of pumpkin, you can add butternut squash as well.
Roasted Harvest Veggie, Curried Avocado:
This one isn’t only for the vegetarians. This harvest vegetable curry would go well with turkey as well. And you can serve it as either main or side dish. Cheese is optional. But we’d recommend you add it. Anything that has cheese becomes tasty on its own.
A hearty serving of vegetarian lasagna would make the perfect main dish for your Thanksgiving party. You can layer it with the best harvest offers to you. A generous coating of cheese is a must.
Lightened-Up Creamed Spinach Au Gratin:
Rich, creamy bubbly, this spinach gratin will compel your guests to have a second serving. And it’s a lot healthier than the typical gratin we make during Thanksgiving.
Copycat Panera Autumn Squash Soup:
Here’s a perfect dish to start your Thanksgiving meal. And you require just a handful of ingredients to make this luscious soup. Just ensure that you follow the method perfectly.
Roasted Pumpkin, Feta And Quinoa Salad:
This one looks beautiful. Pumpkins are roasted and dressed with chickpeas, onions, feta cheese, kale, and quinoa.
Roasted Brussels Sprout And Cashew Quinoa Salad:
Brussels sprout is a must during the Thanksgiving. These get even better when you add cashew and quinoa seeds to it.
Nutty Wild Rice And Shredded Brussels Sprout Stuffed Mini Pumpkins:
This one’s sure to be a show-stopper at your holiday table. A sugar pumpkin is stuffed with wild rice, cranberries, pecans, Brussels sprouts and much more. You can skip the cheese if you are preparing for vegans.
Acorn Squash Cheese Spread With Spinach And Artichokes:
Thanksgiving is the best time to indulge in comfort food and what’s more comforting than cheese. This dish would make a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving brunch.
Cheddar Dill Puffs:
These cheesy dill puffs are crispy on the outside and light on the side. The dill and cheddar cheese are adding perfect flavor, without making it heavy.
Cranberry Orange Relish:
Here’s a ten-minute recipe for a delicious and sweet sauce. Do not forget to add raspberry jam for an additional punch of flavor.
Orange Ginger Cranberry Sauce:
To make this sauce, you just need to put all the ingredients in a pot and boil for 15 to 20 minutes. The sauce will thicken as it cools.
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad:
This delicious side dish has everything that people love in a classic sweet potato salad. More than anything else, it has the flavors of fall- garlic, maple syrup, and mustard.
Herbed Wild Rice and Quinoa Stuffing:
This delicious stuffing is specked with apples, pecans, cranberries and fresh herbs. It’s so yummy that no one can even guess that it’s vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free.
Coconut And Sweet Potato Pie:
Sweet potato pie is very common. But we’re sure you must have never heard of sweet potato and coconut pie. This pie is hearty, dense and is healthy as compared to other pies.
Classic French Onion Soup:
Instead of chicken stock, you can use vegetable or onion stock to make this hearty French onion soup. And for vegans, you can swap cheese for vegan cheese.
Sweet Potato And Kale Gratin:
This gratin involves sweet potato, kale, cheese and rosemary. If you want to make it lighter, you can use milk instead of cream.
Sweet And Sour Tempeh Meatballs:
Meatballs are generally presumed to be made of, well, meat. What if we tell you, you can make meatballs from vegetables as well? These meatballs are made with panko and tempeh and then baked until it acquires a golden brown color.
Roasted Beet Hummus:
Bright pink and thick. This hummus has got us salivating already. As you people must have guessed by now, this hummus is made with beets and chickpeas.
Hot Onion Dip With Boursin:
The blogger claims that it’s the “best hot dip on the face of the earth” and this is literally forcing us to make it. It looks yummy as well!
Butternut Squash Cranberry And Goat Cheese Crostini:
This is such a colorful dish. Don’t you think it’s looking like leaves that change color during fall? If you want something crunchy, you can add hazelnuts to it.
Chunky Vegetable Soup:
This vegetable soup has all the ingredients and flavors of autumn. And it’s such a wholesome food. It has mushrooms, butternut squash, sweet potato, carrot, and sage.
Sourdough Stuffing with Caramelized Onions and Chard:
This stuffing would pair well with stew, ham, and pork. Or just have it on its own.
Blue Cheese And Walnut Mashed Potatoes:
Give a break to plain mashed potatoes and opt for mashed potatoes loaded with herbs, blue cheese, and brown butter walnuts.
Roasted Cauliflower Mac And Cheese:
This mac and cheese is made with whole-grain pasta, low-fat milk, and roasted cauliflower. You can even add broccoli if you want.
One-Pot Creamy Pumpkin Pasta:
This luscious pasta can be made in less than 20 minutes. And would you believe if we say that it’s dairy free?
Broccoli Cheddar Brown Rice Casserole:
This one’s a crowd pleaser in our opinion. Just don’t cook it in advance. Cook rice and broccoli first before making the cheese sauce.
Glazed Sweet Potatoes With Whiskey Pecans:
This casserole has a mix of apples, sweet potatoes, pecans, cayenne, and cinnamon. Whiskey is adding the perfect punch of flavor.
White Pizza Stuffed Spaghetti Squash:
We bet you never thought that a squash could be turned into a base for the pizza. And even the presentation is super awesome.
Stuffed Acorn Squash:
A hearty dish for the vegetarians out there. The acorn squash is baked, stuffed with rice and mushroom mixture and then baked again.
Honey Pomegranate Glazed Brussels Sprouts:
This salad is looking so beautiful! We’re sure it will taste even better. A great way to make children have Brussels sprouts.
Toasted Coconut Green Beans:
This dish comes together in a snap. You just have to toss all the ingredients in the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
Crock Pot Cheddar Creamed Corn:
A perfect side dish for you. And it’s super easy to make. Just throw in all the ingredients in the crock-pot and prepare the other dishes in the meantime.
Brussels Sprouts Gratin:
In this recipe, the sprouts are covered with cream cheese and then topped with Panko. Bake for 20 minutes to get the perfect brown color.
We’re cent percent sure you guests are gonna love these dishes. Do share the feedback by commenting below!
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