Planning a Thanksgiving spread can prose some challenges when it comes to vegan food. Here are 15 vegan Thanksgiving main dishes that can be the star of your holiday meal. Delicious and comforting plant-based recipes that won’t make you miss turkey!

Whether you are hosting a vegan or trying to lighten up your Thanksgiving spread, vegan main dishes are easier to make than you think! From savory pasta dishes to comforting stuffed squash, these recipes use seasonal ingredients to make a main dish everyone will love for Thanksgiving dinner!

vegan twice baked sweet potato casserole with pecan topping

Twice Baked Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole

Recipe by Mindful Avocado

Enjoy this traditional Thanksgiving treat without all the marshmallows.
Get the recipe here. 

closeup of chickpea pot pie on fork over ramekin

Chickpea Pot Pies

Recipe by Mindful Avocado

Pot pies loaded with fresh veggies in a creamy sauce and topped with a layer of perfectly flaky pie crust. It’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser! 
Get the recipe here. 

stuffed butternut squash

Stuffed Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Recipe by Pickles & Honey

Thanksgiving is all about the heavenly smells and this stuffed squash dish delivers.
Get the recipe here. 

stuffed squash with lentils

Stuffed Squash with Curried Lentils

Recipe by Fried Dandelions

Stuffed Squash with Curried Lentils makes a show-stopping Thanksgiving centerpiece that everyone will love!
Get the recipe here. 

chipotle sweet potato chili

Vegan Chipotle Sweet Potato Chili

Recipe by Daisies & Pie

Satisfying vegan chili with the bounty of a fall harvest.
Get the recipe here. 

mushroom wellington

Vegan Mushroom Wellington

Recipe by Delicious Everyday

Juicy mushrooms take center stage in this vegan mushroom wellington – a fun spin on the classic beef wellington. 
Get the recipe here. 

Pasta with pumpkin walnut and sage

Pasta with Pumpkin Walnut Sage Sauce

Recipe by Veggie Fun Kitchen

This pumpkin pasta is creamy and delicious and sure to please!
Get the recipe here. 

Butternut squash mac and cheese

Vegan Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Recipe by Rhian’s Recipes

This Vegan Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese is rich and creamy, full of flavor and so comforting. 
Get the recipe here.

Chickpea Meatloaf with smoked maple glaze

Chickpea Meatless Meatloaf with Smoked Maple Glaze

Recipe by This Healthy Kitchen

This traditional dish is made vegan so you can enjoy it for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any time!
Get the recipe here

vegan stuffed shells

Vegan Stuffed Shells 

Recipe by Food with Feeling

Go full Italian this Thanksgiving with some vegan stuffed shells
Get the recipe here. 

Mushroom stew

Vegan Mushroom Stew

Recipe by Crowded Kitchen

Served with creamy roasted garlic and chive mashed potatoes, this mushroom stew is vegetarian comfort food at its finest!
Get the recipe here. 

creamy autumn pumpkin pasta

Creamy Autumn Pumpkin Pasta

Recipe by Strength & Sunshine

This Creamy Autumn Pumpkin Pasta recipe brings you all the healthy comfort of the season.
Get the recipe here.

Stuffed Seitan Roast

Stuffed Seitan Roast

Recipe by Vegan Yack Attack

A beautiful Stuffed Seitan Roast that’s fit to be the centerpiece of any vegan Thanksgiving!
Get the recipe here.

vegan pot pie

Vegan Pot Pies

Recipe by Delicious Everyday

This vegan pot pie is full of comforting goodness!
Get the recipe here.

vegan lentil loaf

Vegan Lentil Loaf

Recipe by Yummy Mummy Kitchen

This easy lentil loaf is stuffed with veggies and lentils, and is even better than the classic!
Get the recipe here.

Vegan Thanksgiving dinner recipes that will make all your family and friends full and happy. These comforting Fall recipes are easy to make and won't make you miss turkey! #vegathanksgiving #veganmaindishes #vegan #fall #holiday | Mindful Avocado

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