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Vegan Friendly Mains for Thanksgiving

vegan gluten free thanksgiving stuffing muffins with mashed potatoes and gravy the colorful kitchen

Photo: Ilene/The Colorful Kitchen

Looking for some veggie filled inspiration for your Thanksgiving meal? Perhaps you need some fresh ideas for some main eats that aren’t turkey. To plan your vegan-friendly meal here are some amazing, fall themed, and meat free main dishes! No one will be missing that bird with these satisfying and delicious recipes!

Stuffing Muffins with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

Vegan, gluten-free, and delicious, these muffins from Ilene of The Colorful Kitchen combine the best of both worlds- stuffing and mashed potatoes! This genius recipe allows for you to make an easily portion stuffing and top them with mashed potatoes and a gravy- the perfect side to have for any Thanksgiving meal!

whole wheat stuffed butternut squash veg kitchen

Photo: Hannah Kaminsky/Veg Kitchen

Butternut Squash with Whole Wheat, Wild Rice, and Onion Stuffing

Who needs meat when you can stuff a delicious butternut squash? Nava from Veg Kitchen has shared a great recipe for a wild rice stuffing filled with garlic, sage, sesame seeds, whole wheat bread, orange, and red onion. This savory stuffing complements the sweet squash perfectly. Get those squashes roasting for this hearty main.

garam masala roasted acorn squash

Photo: Amber/Fettle Vegan

Garam Masala Roasted Acorn Squash

For a little international spin for your meal, test out this recipe from Amber of Fettle Vegan. Amber tosses her acorn squash in garam masala spices for a touch of Indian flair. To finish off this roasted squash, add some pomegranate arils for freshness and a drizzle of tahini for a creamy bite.

tofurkey roast i love vegan

Photo: Brittany and William/I Love Vegan

Tofurky Roast

The infamous tofurky, the go-to for the non-meat main at a Vegetarian or Vegan meal. Brittany and William, the dynamic duo behind I Love Vegan share a great recipe and step-by-step instructions on how to make a delicious tofurky that won’t look like questionable lunch meat. Check out their easy and delicious recipe!

cornbread stuffing casserole the pretty bee

Photo: Kelly/The Pretty Bee

Vegan Cornbread Casserole

It doesn’t feel like a Thanksgiving meal if there isn’t any cornbread. Kelly from The Pretty Bee shared her recipe for a cornbread casserole that is free of dairy or animal products! This casserole is filled with corn kernel and vegan-friendly cheese, to mimic that cheesy and corn filled cornbread you love!


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