37 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes For Thanksgiving

Your oven can do some pretty great things when it doesn’t have to spend four hours roasting a giant bird. Great, vegetable-y, cheesy things.

1. Sweet Potato Carrot Latkes

Whether you’re celebrating Thanksgivukkah or not, these crispy sweet potato cakes are the perfect appetizer. Recipe here.

2. Truffled Mushroom Deviled Eggs

Recipe here.

3. Pear, Shallot, and Delicata Squash Soup

Recipe here.

4. Mashed Potato Fritters

Anyone who thought mashed potatoes couldn’t get any better was just proved wrong. Recipe here.

5. Caramelized Onion, Mushroom, and Gruyere Tartlets

To really start things off right. Recipe here.

6. Honeycrisp Apple and Parsnip Soup

Recipe here.

7. Roasted Carrot and Red Quinoa Salad

Recipe here.

8. Delicata Squash Salad with Roasted Potatoes and Pomegranate Seeds

Recipe here.

9. Wild Rice, Farro, and Tangerine Salad

Recipe here.

10. Roasted Carrot Salad with Arugula, Goat Cheese, and Crispy Garlic Chips

Recipe here.

11. Ginger Pear and Parsnip Salad

THIS is what salad should be. Recipe here.

12. Spiced Sweet Potato Gratin

Recipe here.

13. Slow-Roasted Green Beans with Sage

Recipe here.

14. Cauliflower with Brown Butter, Pears, Sage, and Hazelnuts

Recipe here.

15. Fried Brussels Sprouts

Roasted brussels sprouts are great, but the fried version really puts them to shame. Recipe here.

16. Sweet Potatoes with Stilton and Walnuts

Recipe here.

17. Baked Polenta with Mushrooms

Recipe here.

18. Roast Butternut Squash with Feta and Harissa Creme Fraîche

Recipe here.

19. Spicy Poblano Cornbread Stuffing

Recipe here.

20. Horseradish Chive Mashed Potatoes

Whipped with horseradish for just a little bit of tang. Recipe here.

21. Roasted Parsnip Bread Pudding

So much better than sausage stuffing. Recipe here.

22. Mashed Butternut Squash with Thyme and Mascarpone

Recipe here.

23. Creamed Kale Gratin

Eat more kale. Preferably smothered in heavy cream. Recipe here.

24. Celery Root Purée with Toasted Hazelnuts

Recipe here.

25. Mashed Potatoes with Mascarpone

With three kinds of cheese, and a single sweet potato for some flavor variation. Recipe here.

26. Cranberry Chutney

Recipe here.

27. Vegan Mushroom Gravy

Recipe here.

28. Cranberry Sauce with Port and Cinnamon

Recipe here.

29. The Best Vegetarian Gravy

Dried shiitakes give a seriously intense flavor that rivals any meat-based gravy. Recipe here.

30. Winter Squash Bowl

Recipe here.

31. Mushroom and Stout Pot Pies with a Sweet Potato Crust

Recipe here.

32. Butternut Squash Lasagna with Shiitake Mushrooms

Recipe here.

33. Pretzel Cashew Crusted Tofu with Sweet Onion Chutney

Recipe here.

34. Pumpkin Stuffed with Vegetable Stew

Recipe here.

35. Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells

Not a Thanksgiving classic… yet. Recipe here.

36. Caramelized Tofu and Shredded Brussels Sprouts

Recipe here.

37. Baked Acorn Squash with Chestnuts, Apples and Leeks

Feel free to eat more than one. Thanksgiving is no time for portion control. Recipe here.

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