Thanksgiving is all about the side dishes. Especially for us non-meat eaters, who gleefully load up our plates high with heaping piles of wild-rice stuffing, mashed potatoes, kale salad, green beans, sweet potatoes and so much more. ‘Tis the season of the veggie!You’ll find classic Thanksgiving recipes here like stuffing, green bean casserole, and all the potato recipes you could ask for! These recipes are packed full of amazing Fall vegetables like squash, butternut, carrots and sweet potato. Whether you’re looking for a simple side salad recipe or a substantial side dish to fill those plates, these 50 vegan Thanksgiving side dishes have got you covered.
50 Vegan Thanksgiving Side Dishes
To help you with your Thanksgiving menu planning, I’ve rounded up 50 of my favorite vegan side dishes from some of my friends around the web. Even if you’re not vegan, these recipes are so delicious and nutrient-dense, no one will be the wiser.
These recipes are roasted with sage, rosemary and thyme. An effortless side dish for any holiday gathering.
Looking for the best vegan stuffing? This is it! Homemade tempeh sausage crumbles folded into a classic stuffing with sourdough bread, carrots, celery, onion, thyme and sage. Vegan.
Looking for a healthy salad that’s PACKED with plant-based protein? Try this potato salad. Roasted blue potatoes, quinoa, beans, almonds and a balsamic dressing.
Vegan Pumpkin Cornbread! Muffins! These cornbread muffins are perfect for fall and Thanksgiving! A must-make.
If you like mashed potatoes, you’ve gotta try this simple, healthy side dish that’s ready in MINUTES. Made with skin on small potatoes; gluten-free, vegetarian and easily vegan.
This creamy mac and cheese is so delicious and perfect for kids and adults! Plant-based, delicious and healthy!
You’ve gotta try this salad for Thanksgiving and the holidays. Roasted butternut squash, pistachios, pomegranate seeds, farro, mint and parsley in a lemon dressing.
Have you tried ancient grains yet? Save this salad for a healthy side dish! Garlicky swiss chard cooked with roasted garlic, peppercorns and ancient grains (kamut, spelt and tuff)
These potatoes are a game changer! A must-save for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any event where you don’t want to use your stove/oven to cook potatoes.
Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Creamy Chimichurri Sauce! You’ll want to bring this to your next cookout or potluck! Vegan and Gluten-Free.
This is the PERFECT Thanksgiving side dish! Fresh green beans in a homemade mushroom sauce with faux-fried onions.
The best vegetable side dish or appetizer! Roasted Curry Broccoli Florets with a curry dipping sauce!