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Looking for delicious plant-based ideas for your Thanksgiving menu? Look no further! We have rounded up our favorite vegan Thanksgiving recipes! From vibrant salads to mouthwatering main dishes like vegetable Wellington and savory casseroles, we have got your Thanksgiving menu sorted!

🥑 Salads

Gingery Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad
This shaved Brussels sprout salad has a satisfyingly crunchy texture and comes with a zesty dressing infused with fresh ginger, garlic, lime, and shallots. It's a quick, simple side that pairs wonderfully with any festive dish!
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10-Minute Ginger Carrot & Kale Salad
This oil-free kale and carrot salad is fresh, tasty, easy to make, and perfect for a light dinner or an appetizer. It requires just 7 simple ingredients and is infused with a ginger and lime dressing!
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Fresh Couscous Salad
This simple Mediterranean-inspired couscous salad packs plenty of fresh vegetables like juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumber, and red onions. It is then infused with fresh herbs and tossed in a bright, zesty lemon dressing. Just 15 minutes of prep time!
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Vegan Chicken Cucumber Salad
This vegan chicken cucumber salad is infused with fresh ginger and garlic, and seasoned with an Asian-inspired dressing prepared with toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, and white vinegar. A bright, fresh, and protein-packed salad!
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French Green Lentil Salad
This 30-minute French-inspired green lentil salad is hearty, fresh, and flavored with a bright Dijon mustard vinaigrette! Delightful and wholesome, this rustic salad comes together in less than 30 minutes. Perfect as a light summer appetizer or as a side dish!
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Black Pepper Tofu Quinoa Salad
This black pepper tofu quinoa salad features marinated tofu, quinoa, and crunchy veggies like carrots, cucumber, and spinach. It's healthy and colorful and comes with a bright, herby, and tangy pesto lime dressing!
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Easy Vegan Macaroni Salad
This fresh macaroni salad is packed with crispy veggies, fresh herbs, al dente pasta, and comes with a bright vinaigrette dressing! Plant-based, refreshing, and super simple to prepare!
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Vegan Potato Salad (French-Inspired!)
This simple French-inspired vegan potato salad is prepared with baby potatoes and comes with a garlicky homemade vinaigrette! It takes less than 30 minutes and just 7 ingredients. A hearty and flavorful plant-based appetizer!
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Thai Mango Salad
Thai-inspired green mango salad with carrots, cucumbers, and fresh herbs! It comes with a sweet, salty, and sour lime dressing. A healthydelicious, and refreshing plant-based salad!
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🍞 Bread

Garlic Butter Dinner Rolls
Soft and buttery vegan dinner rolls made with just 8 ingredients and filled with garlic butter! These are easy to prepare and make the perfect accompaniment to soups, stews, curries, and more!
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Crispy Air Fryer Garlic Bread
This air-fryer garlic bread is toasted to perfection and infused with plenty of garlic flavor! Crispy on the outside while still tender on the inside, it is delicious served with pasta or soups. Ready in just 7 minutes!
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Curried Garlic Croutons
Crispy oven-baked croutons that are infused with garlic and curry powder! These homemade croutons are delicious on top of soup, stews, or added to salads!
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Homemade Sandwich Bread (Super Tender!)
This homemade sandwich bread made with just 5 ingredients is exceptionally tender and pillowy! The process is so simple and easy to follow, you will never want to buy sandwich bread at the store again!
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Air Fryer Croutons
Super light and perfectly crispy, these air fryer croutons are ready in just 10 minutes with 5 ingredients! Use them as a topping for warming soups, incorporate them in green salads, or enjoy them as a savory snack!
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🍲 Soups

Warming Sweet Potato Soup
Easy 1-pot sweet potato soup that is subtly spicy, thick, and so creamy! It's flavored with onions, garlic, coconut milk, and smoked paprika, making it a comforting winter meal!
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Creamy Vegan Mushroom Soup
Introducing the heartiest vegan mushroom soup! With its velvety smooth texture, rustic appearance, and rich umami flavor, this cream of mushroom is the king of comfort food. Serve it with toasted bread or croutons for a cozy Winter meal!
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Vegan French Onion Soup
Warm up with this fantastic vegan French onion soup! It is loaded with caramelized onions, topped with crispy bread, and comes with a creamy vegan cheese sauce! A rustic dish that is so comforting on cold days!
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Easy Pumpkin Soup with Spicy Croutons
Silky smooth roasted pumpkin soup topped with crunchy and spicy croutons! A warming and delicious plant-based Fall dinner!
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Easy Vegetable Macaroni Soup
Easy macaroni soup loaded with hearty veggies like carrots, potatoes, and mushrooms! This delicious soup is warming and so easy to prepare! Perfect for the colder days!
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Easy Vegan Corn Soup
Rich and creamy vegan corn soup that is ready in just 30 minutes with 10 ingredients! A delicious plant-based soup to enjoy this Fall!
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1-Pot Sweet & Sour Red Lentil Soup
Easy, 1-pot, 10-ingredient red lentil soup that is sweet, spicy, and a bit sour! Flavored with garlic, ginger, onion, and tamarind!
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Cozy & Cheesy Vegan Meatball Soup
Comforting and spicy soup that comes with tender "meatballs", topped with a delicious cheesy sauce that is browned to perfection!
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Curried Spinach Soup with Cashew Tempeh
Thick and comforting curried spinach soup that's loaded with Thai flavors! Coconut milk makes this soup insanely rich and creamy!
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Healing Lemongrass & Mushroom Broth
Light and aromatic broth flavored with lemongrass, ginger, and mushrooms. A warming and healthy soup!
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Pumpkin Congee
Quick, comforting, and fortifying pumpkin congee made with just 6 ingredients. Perfect to warm you up on a cold evening! Top with your favorite savory toppings!
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🥗 Sides

Celery Root & Cauliflower Puree
Rich and buttery celery root and cauliflower purée. This restaurant-style purée is comforting, easy, and makes the perfect side dish!
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Marinated Air Fryer Zucchini
This air fryer zucchini is marinated in soy sauce, maple syrup, garlic, ginger, and air-fried until tender on the inside and slightly crispy on the edges. It has the perfect balance of salty, sweet, and citrusy flavors.
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Curried Mashed Pumpkin with Spicy Green Lentils
Rich and creamy spiced mashed pumpkin served with spicy green lentils! A comforting, healthy, and nutritious meal perfect to fight the cold weather!
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Easy Glazed Carrots (Carrots Vichy)
Perfectly tender and buttery carrots cooked until slightly caramelized! The perfect holiday side dish!
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Mashed Cauliflower & Parsnips with Butter Mushrooms
Buttery cauliflower and parsnips mash topped with garlic butter mushrooms. The perfect Thanksgiving side!
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Easy Caramelized Zucchini
Caramelized zucchinis flavored with garlic, ginger, and toasted sesame oil. A flavorful, light, and super easy 30-minute meal!
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🍛 Main Dishes

Vegan Vegetable Wellington
This classic vegan Wellington is packed with tender butternut squash, mushrooms, chestnuts, and raisins! It's super easy to make, delicious, and requires no beans, lentils, or tofu!
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Vegan Savory Zucchini Tart
Fresh, herby, and garlicky zucchini tart that is delicious served warm or chilled. It's quick, easy, and made with simple ingredients!
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Creamy Pumpkin Pasta with Caramelized Hazelnut Mushrooms
Hearty, satisfying, and creamy pumpkin pasta served with sautéed mushrooms and caramelized hazelnuts. A delicious weeknight Fall dish that will warm you up!
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Ultimate Christmas Tofurkey Roast
Perfectly tender tofu crust filled with spinach, sautéed mushrooms, and smoky lentil filling make this a flavorful and comforting Christmas dish.
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Vegan Broccoli Rice Casserole
Introducing the ultimate vegan broccoli rice casserole! This simple casserole delivers plenty of cheese flavor, a super creamy consistency, and comes with an abundance of tender broccoli florets. A wonderful plant-based dish that will warm you up from the inside!
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Roasted Pumpkin Jackfruit Curry
Cozy and flavorful curry with jackfruit and pumpkin chunks served in an utterly delicious pumpkin sauce. Perfect for chilly evenings!
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Buffalo Jackfruit Rice Casserole
Creamy buffalo casserole with brown rice and tender pulled jackfruit! A comforting, spicy, and family-friendly dish!
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Vegan Stuffed Shells (With Spinach and Ricotta)
The classic ricotta stuffed shells dish made vegan! This plant-based version is just as delicious, satisfying, and comforting! These vegan stuffed shells are filled with a creamy ricotta and spinach filling and baked in plenty of marinara sauce!
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Instant Pot Tikka Masala Macaroni
Instant Pot macaroni in a creamy and aromatic masala sauce. Flavored with ginger, cumin, turmeric, chili, and coconut milk. Ready in just 25 minutes!
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Vegan Plantain Lasagna (Pastelón)
This vegan plantain lasagna, also known as Pastelón, is a Puerto Rican dish with bolognese sauce layered between sweet and tender banana slices! It's the perfect combination of sweet and savory flavors.
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Tempeh & Pesto Butternut Squash Lasagna
Rich and comforting lasagna with marinara sauce, basil pesto, rosemary tempeh, and butternut squash! Creamy and comforting, a delicious dish to fight the cold days!
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Vegan Baked Gnocchi
This vegan baked gnocchi is the ultimate family meal! Made in one pot in less than 40 minutes, it comes with tender gnocchi, a rich and garlicky tomato sauce, and a homemade cheese topping! Satisfying, hearty, and easy to make!
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🍪 Cookies

Perfect Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies
Tender and chewy, slightly crispy on the edges, these vegan cookies are loaded with melty dark chocolate chips and are so addicting! With just one bowl and 9 ingredients!
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Vegan Shortbread Cookies (5 Flavors)
Buttery and crunchy vegan shortbread cookies made in 1 bowl with just 6 ingredients! Plus, I'm sharing 5 ways to flavor the cookies!
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Chocolate Linzer Cookies (Vegan)
Buttery vegan cookies filled with a creamy hazelnut dark chocolate filling! Perfect for the holidays, everyone loves them!
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Easy Vegan Shortbread Cookies (Gluten-Free!)
Delicious thin shortbread cookies drizzled with dark chocolate and topped with sea salt! Vegan + Gluten-Free!
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Orange Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies (Vegan + GF)
Slice and bake cookies that are crispy, buttery. Infused with orange zest and loaded with mini chocolate chips! Vegan + Gluten-free!
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5-Ingredient Chewy Matcha Coconut Cookies
Soft and chewy coconut & matcha cookies that are vegan, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened!
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Slice & Bake Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Vegan + GF)
Delicious vanilla shortbread cookies loaded with dark chocolate chunks! Perfectly crunchy and gluten-free, these are perfect with coffee, tea, or hot chocolate!
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Soft Thumbprint Cookies (3 Flavors!)
Crispy on the edges, tender on the inside, these thumbprint cookies (or tartlets) are filled with homemade strawberry jam, hazelnut chocolate, or caramel! Vegan, gluten-free, and oil-free!
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Healthy Oat & Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies
Super chewy and coconut-y oatmeal cookies that are naturally sweetened and gluten-free! Just 9 ingredients and so easy to prepare!
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The Complete Cookie Copycat (5 Flavors!)
Make your own complete cookies! These chewy and tender cookies are incredibly close to the originals, vegan, and high-protein!
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🍰 Desserts

Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse
Light and airy vegan chocolate mousse that tastes like Nutella! Just 5-ingredient, plant-based and refined sugar-free!
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Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes
These vegan pumpkin pancakes are incredibly fluffy, moist, and pillowy! Enjoy drizzled with maple syrup and crushed pecans for a warming and hearty Fall breakfast. Only 8 ingredients and 15 minutes are required!
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Vegan Apple Crisp
Make the best out of apple season with this incredible vegan apple crisp! Loaded with melty chunks of apples and topped with a crispy cinnamon-infused oatmeal topping, this simple yet delicious Fall dessert is sure to win your heart.
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Vegan Creme Caramel (Flan)
Super creamy vanilla creme caramel topped with a rich salted caramel sauce. It melts in your mouth and is perfectly sweet! Eggless, dairy-free, and vegan!
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Creamy Pumpkin & Chocolate Cheesecake (Vegan + GF)
Creamy spiced pumpkin cheesecake with a crunchy almond crust, chocolate ganache, and vanilla cream. A rich and delicious fall dessert!
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French Apple Tart
This rustic French apple tart features thinly sliced apples layered over a generous bed of apple sauce, all baked in a flaky pie crust. It's a simple and affordable Fall dessert that will surely be a hit with the entire family!
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Classic Apple Tarte Tatin
This classic French dessert features juicy caramelized apples topped with a crispy and buttery shortcrust pastry. This Tarte Tatin recipe is easy to make and SO delicious served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
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Apple Caramel Flan (Vegan / Gluten-Free)
Melty chunks of cinnamon apples meet salted caramel and a creamy vanilla custard in this plant-based, gluten-free dessert! Just 8-ingredient, easy, and delicious!
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Dutch Apple Dumplings (Appelbollen)
Warm and tender apples filled with almond paste, raisins, and cinnamon sugar, wrapped in a flaky puff pastry! A sweet and comforting fall dessert!
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The Best Vegan Pound Cake
Introducing the best vegan pound cake! It is so rich and tender that you will never believe this pound cake is entirely eggless and plant-based. Complemented by a hint of vanilla, this classic dessert has a dense yet delicate crumb that will leave you asking for an extra slice!
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Moist Chai Applesauce Cake
Incredibly moist and sticky applesauce cake spiced with cinnamon, ginger and cardamom. Topped with salted caramel glaze and pecans. Warming, rich and so delicious!
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☕️ Drinks

Homemade Peanut Milk
Prepared with simple ingredients like roasted peanuts, water, and sugar, this delightful vegan peanut milk is creamy and packs a wonderful nuttiness. It can be enjoyed iced or hot, added to coffee, served with cereals, or used in baked goods!
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Homemade Apple Liquor
Learn how to make your own apple liquor at home! This sweet and fruity apple liquor requires just 3 ingredients! Serve on the rocks or use it as a base for cocktails!
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Easy Virgin Mojito
Refreshing alcohol-free mojito with plenty of mint and lime! Made with rum syrup and apple juice for a sweet and fruity flavor!
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Thomas Pagot is the founder, photographer, and recipe developer behind Full of Plants. He created the blog in 2016 as a personal cookbook for vegan recipes. Through years of recipe development, Thomas has successfully grown Full of Plants into a trusted resource for plant-based recipes.

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Good work Thomas. Thank you for collecting all these recipes in one place.