35 Best Healthy Thanksgiving Vegetarian Recipes Ideas

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This Thanksgiving, vegetarians won’t have to eat boring and tasteless dishes. Here is the collection of 35 best yet healthy Thanksgiving vegetarian recipes that will fill you up with happiness yet keep calories in check.

 

A.   Appetizers

1. Sweet-Potato-and-Cauliflower Salad

Salads can’t be boring when greens are amped up with creatively-sliced steamed vegetables.

Calories: 150kcal/cup

Roasted Cauliflower Sweet Potato Salad

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2. Grape Salad

Give the vegetarian inside you a little treat with a sweet-and-satisfying yet incredibly easy-to-make appetizer.

Calories: 74kcal/cup

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Light & Creamy Grape Salad

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3. Carrot Soufflés

If you are a fan of soufflés, don’t miss out on this one. It’s super tasty, it’s super healthy!

Calories: 145kcal/cup

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Carrot Souffle

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4. Roasted-Carrots-and-Creamy-Tarragon-Salad

Everyone will want a recipe for sweet-&-spicy carrots that contain the best of both worlds in one bite.

Calories: 97kcal/cup

Roast Honey Glazed Tarragon Carrots

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5. Salt-and-Pepper Charred-Green-Beans

Toss green beans in a skillet and season with olive oil, salt and pepper to make an appetizing starter.

Calories: 181kcal/cup

Charred Green Beans with Mustard Vinaigrette & Hazelnuts

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6. Green-Salad-with-Tarragon-Dressing

You might want to go a little more creative this Thanksgiving by giving green salad a twist with tarragon dressing, sesame seeds, and Worcestershire sauce.

Calories: 147kcal/cup

Mixed Greens Salad with Tarragon Dressing

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7. Herbed-Goat-Cheese Dip

Tease your taste buds with a tang of goat cheese, rosemary, parsley, olive oil, and breadsticks.

Calories: 136kcal/cup

Easy Herbed Goat's Cheese Dip

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8. Cauliflower-Vegetarian-Thanksgiving-Appetizer

If you like experimenting with vegetarian thanksgiving recipes, try these tiny golden nuggets.

Calories: 151kcal/cup

Cauliflower Nuggets

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9. Cranberry-Brie Pull-Apart-Bread

Keep your hunger off with one of the tastiest and easiest thanksgiving vegetarian recipes.

Calories: 122kcal/cup

Baked Brie Cranberry in Bread Bowl

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10. Vegetable Soup

Make your Thanksgiving cozier with vegetable soup. A right blend of spices and veggies gives the soup a great flavor.

Calories: 70kcal/cup

Low Calorie and Low Carb Vegetable Soup

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B.  Main

11. Herby-Mushroom-Croissant-Stuffing

Buttery and tasty croissants stuffed with caramelized mushroom and melted cheese will make mouths water.

Calories: 376kcal/croissant

herby mushroom croissant stuffing

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12. Cauliflower Gratin

Vegetarians know the best way to eat cauliflower – by smothering it with cheese and topping with crunchy bread crumbs.

Calories: 162kcal/cup

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Skinny Cauliflower Gratin

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13. Roasted-Brussels-Sprouts-and-Crispy-Baked-Tofu

Brown rice topped with crispy tofu and glazed with honey and sesame will be a sure-hit with your vegetarian friends & family.

Calories: 173kcal/cup

Asian Baked Tofu with Shaved Brussels Sprouts

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14. Mac-and-Cheese

No-stress, no-boil mac and cheese will warm up your dinner night in just a few calories.

Calories: 393kcal/cup

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Healthy Mac and Cheese

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15. Scalloped-Corn-Casserole

Scalloped corn casserole made in creamy cheese and crunchy crackers will blow away your taste buds.

Calories: 203kcal/cup

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Scalloped Corn Casserole

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16. Green-Bean-Casserole

Try green bean casserole, it’s easy yet incredibly rich in taste but light on your stomach.

Calories: 188kcal/cup

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Healthy Green Bean Casserole

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17. Asparagus Casserole

Thanksgiving vegetarian casserole looks simple but will taste heavenly when you will serve it with garlic and parmesan cheese.

Calories: 147kcal/cup

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18. Stuffed-Acorn-Squash-with-Mushrooms-and-Cranberries

Fill each acorn with a prepared rice mixture, mushrooms and cranberries, and top with crispy breadcrumbs to make head turns!

Calories: 400kcal/cup

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19. Garlic-Parmesan-Mashed-Potato-Casserole

You can’t miss this one! Mashed potato casserole with a crisp exterior and rich garlic, butter and cheese filling is perfect for your weeknight.

Calories: 292kcal/cup

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole

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20. Wild-Rice-and-Cider-Cranberry-Pilaf

Wild rice blended with sweet onion, garlic, cranberries, and pecans makes an elegant meal to brighten your dinner night.

Calories: 273kcal/cup

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf

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21. Vegetarian-Tofurkey-Roast

Make everyone fall in love with your cooking by making vegetarian roast tantalizingly filled with aromatic herbs, juicy lemon, and brown rice.

Calories: 290kcal/cup

Tofurkey-Roast

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22. Butternut-Vegetarian-Thanksgiving-Main-Dish

Your list of Thanksgiving vegetarian main dishes can’t be complete without this gorgeous beauty that is stuffed with rice and wrapped with baker’s twine.

Calories: 239kcal/cup

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash

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C.  Side Dishes

23. Vegetarian-Thanksgiving-Gravy

Spice up your main menu with one of the tastiest thanksgiving veggie side dishes containing succulent apple cider vinegar and onion gravy.

Calories: 64kcal/cup

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24. Vegetarian-Green-Beans

The meat may be off in your table but the taste isn’t – organic green beans served with walnuts make a simple and delicious side dish. It’s beautiful, fresh and gluten-free.

Calories: 125kcal/cup

Balsamic Green Beans with Walnuts

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25. Meatless-Pumpkin-Risotto

Creamy and rich pumpkin risotto cooked with vegan butter and fresh ginger is the comfort food you will look forward to this fall.

Calories: 329kcal/cup

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Vegan Pumpkin Risotto

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26. Vegetarian-Slow-Cooker-Mushrooms

This savory main course containing mushrooms, olive oil, garlic, and herbs is sure to stimulate your hunger pangs. Takes 5 minutes to prepare.

Calories: 22kcal/cup

Slow Cooker Mushrooms

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27. Cream-Cheese-Mashed-Potatoes

Cream cheese and mashed potatoes mixed with healthy butter will be a sure hit this Thanksgiving. No one says no to something so delicious and rich.

Calories: 217kcal/cup

Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

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28. Vegetarian-Thanksgiving-Stuffing

It’s plentiful, it’s for everyone. Sourdough bread stuffing is a classic recipe that effortlessly melts in your mouth leaving a long-lasting soft and crispy taste behind.

Calories: 239kcal/cup

Vegan Sourdough Bread Stuffing

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29. Roasted-Mushroom-Vegetarian-Pot-Pie

Next in the Thanksgiving vegetarian side dishes list is easy-to-make mushroom pot pie that takes 20 minutes to prepare and will catch the eye of even the most dedicated meat lover.

Calories: 206kcal/cup

Vegan Mushroom Pot Pie

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D.   Desserts

30.  Vegetarian-Apple-Cranberry-Pie

Your dinner menu cannot be complete without vegetarian apple cranberry pie to make the full stomachs happier and more content.

Calories: 125kcal/cup

Cranberry Apple Pie

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31. Hawaiian-Sweet-Rolls

Fresh and soft sweet rolls with whiffs of tropical flavor are an old but evergreen recipe that will never fail to make your belly happy.

Calories: 232kcal/roll

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Hawaiian Sweet Rolls

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32. Baked-Sweet-Potato-with-Cinnamon-Sugar

This not-to-missed sweet potato dessert topped with brown sugar, cinnamon and butter is incredibly delicious.

Calories: 190kcal/cup

Brown Sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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33. Caramel-Apple-Pie

Juicy apple slices dipped in caramel sauce is the perfect dessert for your family.

Calories: 10kcal/slice

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Dutch Caramel Apple Pie

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34. Roasted-Pear-Trifle

Treat your guests to quintessential British dessert that catches the eye with its colorful layers.

Calories: 191kcal/cup

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Roasted Pear Trifle

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35. Pumpkin-Maple-Pie

Your Thanksgiving party can’t be complete without this classic, low-calorie delight.

Calories: 203kcal/slice

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Pumpkin-Maple Pie

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To Sum it Up

You do not have to be a meat-lover to enjoy holiday season when there are so many healthy, low-calorie and quick-to-make vegetarian recipes.

35 Best Healthy Thanksgiving Vegetarian Recipes Ideas To Make Now

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