Thanksgiving vegetarian and vegan mains that may eclipse that turkey

You don't need a turkey to create a Thanksgiving centerpiece main course, and these recipes are proof.

By Becky Krystal and Kari SondeNovember 17, 2022

This sweet potato gratin with mushrooms is an easy indulgence

Sweet potatoes bathed in cream and cheese with mushrooms and onions bake into a silky side or main course.

By G. Daniela GalarzaNovember 17, 2022

Jewel-toned roasted vegetables make a splendid side any time of year

This opulent-looking, colorful side makes a rich but healthful addition to your Thanksgiving table -- and year round.

By Ellie KriegerNovember 11, 2022

This mushroom Wellington is a stunning vegetarian centerpiece

This roasted mushroom Wellington is a beautiful and delicious vegetarian main course for any holiday table.

By Joe YonanNovember 10, 2022

Dress up whole roasted cauliflower with almond brown butter

Whole roasted cauliflower makes a great vegetarian main course. Almond brown butter adds crunch and a touch of decadence.

By Aaron HutchersonNovember 9, 2022

This creamy mushroom soup is lush, smooth and dairy-free

You can achieve depth of flavor and luxurious creaminess without any dairy -- and this soup shows you how.

By Ellie KriegerOctober 20, 2022

Cook leftover quinoa like fried rice for a fast, flavor-packed meal

You'll want to have leftover quinoa on hand just to have this dish on rotation.

By Ellie KriegerFebruary 24, 2022

The secret to a great vegan mac and cheese isn’t vegan cheese — it’s a clever sauce

This vegan mac and cheese gets its creamy texture from cashews and its flavor from a host of powerful ingredients.

By Joe YonanDecember 26, 2021

This extra-creamy vegetable quiche stars squash or mushrooms — your choice

This recipe lets you go one of two ways, creating a quiche so creamy it almost tastes like a savory cheesecake.

By Joe YonanDecember 19, 2021

Roasted Brussels sprouts with pomegranate and feta bring festive flavors with little fuss

This festive looking dish of roasted Brussels sprouts with garnet pomegranate seeds and feta crumbles is the effortless holiday side we could all use in our back pocket.

By Ellie KriegerDecember 9, 2021

Stuffed acorn squash with lentils, pecans and brown butter is a standout vegetarian holiday main

It's impressive enough to be a vegetarian Thanksgiving centerpiece — or a side dish on any table, for the holidays or not.

By Joe YonanNovember 14, 2021

Vegan collard greens are loaded with savory richness thanks to miso and smoked paprika

This vegan version of Southern-style braised collard greens uses miso paste and smoked paprika to provide umami and smoke.

By Aaron HutchersonNovember 10, 2021

Roast the seeds and peel for a crunchy garnish on this butternut squash and sage pasta

While the butternut squash flesh cooks for the sauce, the seeds and thinly sliced peel roast in a separate pan.

By Joe YonanApril 23, 2021

Roasted butternut squash with tahini and pine nuts adds balance and beauty to the holiday table

Butternut squash and caramelized onions are invigorated by a lemony tahini sauce and crunchy toasted pine nuts in this side dish.

By Olga MassovNovember 13, 2020

This vegetarian Thanksgiving is a one-pan feast: Stuffed squash with broccolini and carrots

This sheet-pan dinner is ideal for a vegetarian Thanksgiving meal, but it also is suitable for any fall or winter night.

By Joe YonanNovember 10, 2020

This pumpkin tart is spiffy enough for a vegetarian Thanksgiving main

It can also be a side dish for the holiday, or anytime this season.

By Joe YonanNovember 10, 2019

Cashews make this vegan carrot soup creamy. Spices make it wonderful.

A little heat plays well with the root vegetable's natural sweetness.

By Joe YonanNovember 3, 2019

A luxuriously creamy soup without a speck of dairy? Yes, please!

Consider this the cashmere throw of soups.

By Ellie KriegerOctober 17, 2019

Celebrate the best of fall with a fruit-filled grain salad

A healthful and delicious side for any meal you've got in mind.

By Olga MassovSeptember 19, 2019