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!

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Vegan Autumn Buddha Bowls

Recipe by Mindful Avocado

This bowl is packed with all the Fall foods and topped with a delicious maple tahini dressing!
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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! 
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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.
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vegan stuffed acorn squash

Pecan Raisin Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Recipe by Running on Real Food

Stuffed Squash with a pecan raisin quinoa filling makes a show-stopping Thanksgiving centerpiece that everyone will love!
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jackfruit pot roast

Jackfruit Pot Roast

Recipe by Food with Feeling

All the traditional pot roast flavors sans the beef!
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mushroom wellington

Vegan Beef Wellington

Recipe by Delicious Everyday

Juicy mushrooms take center stage in this vegan mushroom wellington – a fun spin on the classic beef wellington. 
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Pumpkin Pasta Bake with Almond Ricotta

Recipe by Nora Cooks

This pumpkin pasta is creamy and delicious and sure to please!
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Vegetable Lasagna with White Sauce

Recipe by From My Bowl

Lasagna on Thanksgiving is always a good idea
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veggie skillet phyllo pie

Veggie Skillet Phyllo Pie

Recipe by Choosing Chia

You had me ad phyllo dough
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vegan stuffed shells

Vegan Stuffed Shells 

Recipe by Food with Feeling

Go full Italian this Thanksgiving with some vegan stuffed shells
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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!
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vegan shepherds pie

Vegan Lentil Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

Recipe by The Full Helping

This vegan shepherd’s pie is the perfect main dish for any Thanksgiving spread.
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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!
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Vegan Turkey Roast

Recipe by Nora Cooks

This is the closest take to a classic Thanksgiving turkey!
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.

What are some of your favorite Thanksgiving main dishes? Let me know in the comments below!