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10 Vegetarian-Friendly Thanksgiving Dishes

Don’t let a vegetarian coming to dinner get you stressed about what to make. Here are 10 veggie-approved dishes for Thanksgiving.

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Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

If you’re looking for something filling and delcious (that can also be covered in gravy) this vegetarian version of a classic favourite is the answer. It uses lentils rather than beef to give it that meaty texture. It’s so good, your meat-eating guests may sneak a bite, too!

Get the recipe here.

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Chunky Vegetable Lentil Soup

Chunky Vegetable Lentil Soup

Start the meal off with this delicious, warm soup for your vegetarian guests.

Get the recipe for this hearty lentil soup here.

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 Vegan Black Bean Soup

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Vegan Black Bean Soup

If you have some vegans coming to dinner, this filling soup is a meal within itself. Serve it with some fresh bread and a green salad for a yummy, well-rounded meal.

Get the recipe for vegan black bean soup here.

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Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is simple to make and so bright to serve on a plate. Stuffed with beans and goat cheese, it’s as delicious and filling as it is pleasing to the eye.

Get the recipe for stuffed peppers here.

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Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach

This yummy steakhouse classic will delight any of your dinner guests – vegetarian or not!

Get the recipe for creamed spinach here.

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Green Beans with Garlic and Roasted Pepper

Green Beans with Garlic and Roasted Pepper

This dish is perfect on its own as a side, or cut up and added to a salad for a vegetarian starter.

Get the recipe for these green beans here.

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Lemony Shredded Beet and Carrot Slaw

Lemony Shredded Beet and Carrot Slaw

If you’re looking for a slightly lighter side to brighten your guests’ plates, try this lemony, nutrient-packed dish.

Get the recipe for this coleslaw on our food editor’s blog, Open Kitchen.

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Roasted Ratatouille Lasagna

Roasted Ratatouille Lasagna

If you’re not sure what to make for a main to replace the turkey, try a twist on the much-loved lasanga. This recipe mixes lots of veggies and a delicious sauce for the perfect vegetarian meal.

Get the recipe for roasted ratatouille lasanga here.

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Maple Buttercup-Squash Tatin

Maple Buttercup-Squash Tatin

Use seasonal squash to make this yummy, sweet tart and please your guests’ palates.

Get the recipe for maple buttercup-squash tatin here.

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 Fresh Pumpkin Tartlets

Fresh Pumpkin Tartlets

These sweet, spicy tarts make a wonderful treat and a great way to welcome both the season and your guests.

Get the recipe for this yummy pumpkin dessert here.