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Vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes

Serve up a meat-free feast for Thanksgiving. We've got lots of celebratory vegetarian recipes, from stuffed pumpkin and squash, to nut roasts, vegetable tarts and roast cauliflower.

20 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Throwing a vegan dinner party in the autumn or winter months? Bake a pumpkin with a gorgeous stuffing of rice, fennel, apple, pomegranate seeds and pecans

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
13 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make a veggie roast everyone will love – this squash is packed with nuts, barley and herbs, so it has plenty of flavour and lots of lovely textures

2 hrs and 15 mins
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Vegetarian
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Wow family and friends with this mushroom and sweet potato wellington with cranberries. It makes an impressive centrepiece dish in a vegetarian or vegan Christmas spread.

2 hrs
Easy
Vegan
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Let seasonal pears take centre stage in this marvellous walnut and blue cheese tart. It makes an ideal starter, lunch or alternative cheese course

1 hr and 30 mins
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12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Need an alternative to nut roast for veggies and vegans on Christmas Day? Try this festive and filling cauliflower roast stuffed with kale and chestnuts

1 hr and 30 mins
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Healthy
Vegan
9 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Bake this moreish sweet potato parcel as a vegan Christmas Day centrepiece, enhanced with the festive flavours of sage and chestnuts

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegan
145 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A veggie dinner party dish which stands alone as a vegan main course or as a complex side dish perfect served with spiced roast meat or fish.

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Revamp the nut roast with our Middle-Eastern inspired version. It's packed with flavour and has an irresistible herby, cheesy filling

1 hr and 40 mins
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Vegetarian
96 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Nothing is as comforting as a rich creamy lasagne and the sweet, earthy flavours of this veggie classic are well worth the effort

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 1.0 out of 5 star rating

Try our whole baked cauliflower with almonds crumbs for a great veggie centrepiece in a family feast. Crusty garlic bread works nicely alongside

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
99 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this filling sweet potato and black bean stew as a budget-friendly midweek meal. Served with moreish cheddar dumplings, it's great for feeding a crowd

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
91 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
73 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A colourful dish that makes the most of gnocchi's great pairing with cheese, this simple recipe will soon become a favourite

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Impress with this cavolo nero, mushroom, potato and fontina strudel encased in golden filo pastry. If you don't have fontina, comté or gruyère also work well

2 hrs
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Vegetarian
36 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A creamy bowl of autumnal comfort makes the perfect vegetarian dinner party dish

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
39 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Put some welly in your Christmas dinner. Make these vegan wellingtons ahead of time for a less stressed Christmas dinner. Even the meat eaters will love them!

2 hrs
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Vegan
62 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this veggie bake filled with lentils, sweet potato, feta and aubergine for an easy family meal. You can freeze any leftovers

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
48 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This is vegan comfort food at its best. Layer up slices of aubergine with a spicy coconut milk and tomato sauce for a hearty, warming meal

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
11 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Make this gloriously golden roasted cauliflower as an ideal dinner party main. Serve with buttery cauliflower leaves and an addictive anchovy sauce

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Diana Henry's tart with buttery, flaky puff pastry, creamy Italian cheese and autumnal vegetables makes for a wonderful lunch if you're entertaining friends

2 hrs and 5 mins
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Vegetarian
40 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A modern take on the nut loaf, this makes a great vegetarian centrepiece for Christmas Day or a special dinner

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this Greek-inspired pie as a centrepiece dish for a special occasion. Encased in fabulous filo pastry, it's packed with leeks, artichokes and cheese

1 hr and 10 mins
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Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up cauliflower cheese with green broccoli and spinach, and a cheddar and chive sauce. Be sure to use the cauliflower leaves, too, for extra flavour 

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this tart as a veggie course at Christmas or other celebration. With cheesy pastry and a cheese and spinach filling, it's sure to be a crowdpleaser

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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