Here Are Literally 50 More Side Dishes You Can Make Without Animal Products This Thanksgiving

We’ve got bread, we’ve got gravy, and of course we have stuffing — are you ready to get your vegan feast on again?

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Last week, I established that this last year has nearly squeezed the life out of me so I am going to just copy-paste the introduction to last year’s collection of 50 amazing vegan side dishes for Thanksgiving because, you know what? It’s perfectly fine and nothing much has changed except that life has gotten even more complicated and fraught since last year. So here we go…

Here once again are 10 traditional categories and 50 recipes of plant-based deliciousness any Thanksgiving meal would be lucky to include.

Are We Ready For Bready?

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Credit: Kenmore Gas Range booklet, 1959 via Flicker

Sweet Potato Rolls
Roasted Garlic and Herb Dinner Rolls
Buttermilk Biscuits
Perfect Corn Muffins
Roasted Garlic Rosemary Focaccia Bread

These Cranberries Are Feeling Saucy

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Credit: Ocean Spray

Apple Cranberry Sauce
Best Ever Cranberry Sauce
4-Ingredient Cranberry Sauce
Orange Zest Cranberry Sauce
Dried Cherry and Orange Cranberry Sauce

Souperb Soups

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Credit: Free Vintage Illustrations

Butternut Squash Soup
Roasted Garlic, Parsnip and White Bean Soup
Silky Cauliflower Soup
Gingery Sweet Potato Soup
Mushroom and Wild Rice Bisque

Greetings And Saladtations

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Credit: Flicker/Women’s Day, 1958

Thanksgiving Kale Salad with Maple-Tahini Dressing
Roasted Kabocha and Kale Salad
Brussels Sprouts Salad with Pickled Rye Berries
Salad Greens with Cranberries, Apples and Caramelized Pecans
Sweet Potato and Mushroom Salad

Is It Stuffing In Here Or Is It Just Me?

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Credit: Kay Lovelace via The Silly Boodilly

Classic Vegan Stuffing
Sausage Stuffing Casserole
Southern-Style Cornbread Skillet Sage Stuffing
Easy Vegan Stuffing (Eight Ingredients)
Muriel’s Shiitake Mushroom Holiday Stuffing

Good Gravy, These Are Delicious

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Mushroom Make-Ahead Gravy
Sheet Pan Gravy
Best Ever Fat-Free Gravy
Thyme Cabernet Gravy
Caramelized Onions and Mushroom Gravy

Roasty, Toasty Veggies

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Credit: Fireside Cookbook via Flicker

Easy Roasted Vegetables Roasted Parsnips
Roasted Butternut Squash with Red Onion
Roasted Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips and Brussels Sprouts
Garlic Rosemary Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I Yam What I Yam

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Sweet Potato Casserole
Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows
Roasted Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes
Za’atar Sweet Potatoes and Garlicky Kale
Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Herbs

One Potato, Two Potato

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Credit: Knox Salad Book via Flicker

Garlic Rosemary Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Fingerlings
Scalloped Potatoes
Garlic Roasted Potatoes
Potato, Pepper and Olive Phyllo Cups

Assorted Tasty Items

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Easy Green Bean Casserole
Portobello Frites
Bacon Ricotta Crostini
Stuffed Mushrooms with Pesto Cream and Garlicky Breadcrumbs
Smoky Cheddar Cheese

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Marla Rose is a Chicago-area writer and co-founder of VeganStreet.com and VeganStreetMedia.com.

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