It’s Thanksgiving week! I believe we’re as much as 17 individuals which are coming over on Thursday, so, um, yikes! Thankfully, everyone seems to be bringing one thing so the cooking received’t be so tough. Like all the time, I’ll be making the salad and a vegetable facet dish or two. In case you’re like me – nonetheless deciding what to make – listed below are a few of my favourite vegetarian starters and facet dishes!
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Harvest Haven Salad
A stunning seasonal salad that’s an amazing gentle option to begin off the meal.
Simple Roasted Beets with Citrus
A easy, vivid, and tangy facet dish that may be made a day (or two) forward and assembled whenever you’re able to serve.
Cauliflower Parsnip Mash with Roasted Garlic
We’ve actually loved this spin on mashed potatoes – make this when you love the earthy taste of parsnips and when you’re searching for one thing somewhat bit completely different than your common mash.
Butternut Squash & Leek Stuffing
a.okay.a, essentially the most colourful stuffing. This recipe is nice when you’ve had as a lot butternut squash as I’ve had recently (that’s to say – rather a lot). It additionally reheats nicely, so it’s nice for the vacation.
Rosemary Maple Corn Muffins
An previous favourite – these crumbly vegan muffins are calmly candy with a pleasant taste from the rosemary. Perfect for the meal, or when you’ve got household staying with you and also you want a fairly chew the following morning.
Wheatberry Delicata Squash Salad
A hearty fall salad filled with darkish leafy greens, squash, apples, cranberries, and wheat berries. This one is on web page 255 of our cookbook which (shameless plug) makes an amazing reward for the vacations!
Maple Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Sweet, tangy, roasted brussels sprouts – I like the pop of purple onion and the crunch from the pecans.
Fig, Feta, and Mint Crostini
Since this roundup is somewhat squashy (what can I say, I like squash!), I like the concept of serving this candy little fig appetizer earlier than the large meal!
Red Curry Kuri Squash Soup
If you may’t discover a purple kuri squash, use butternut squash as a substitute. Make this soup when you’re trying to boost your dinner desk 🙂
Kale and Shiitake Mushroom Stuffing
It’s a toss up whether or not I like this stuffing greater than the butternut squash stuffing that’s pictured larger on this publish. Mushrooms, sage, bread… mmm.
Simple Lemon Green Beans
This one is nice when you want only one extra vegetable to spherical out your meal. These inexperienced beans are tossed with garlic, olive oil, and many lemon. An excellent inexperienced vegetable subsequent to the stuffing and mashed potatoes.
Roasted Delicata Squash with Apples and Sage
If you haven’t given delicata squash a strive – give this recipe a go. I like delicata as a result of the skins don’t must be peeled, which makes this recipe really easy to place collectively.
Avocado & Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash
An excellent principal course when you’re doing an all-veggie Thanksgiving. Or get small acorn squash and serve these as a facet. This dish undoubtedly has a southwestern aptitude – full of inexperienced chiles, black beans, spices, and avocado.
Creamy Roasted Cauliflower Soup
One of my favourite soups and there’s no precise cream concerned as a result of the cauliflower itself blends up so properly.
Vegan Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes
These are half potato half cauliflower, not half butter like most mashed potatoes, however your company received’t realize it!
Happy Thanksgiving everybody!