These festive Vegan Christmas Recipes for Dinner will make the most wonderful time of the year truly magical! Find your new favorite, hearty main dishes, sides and savory appetizers, that the whole family will LOVE!
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Vegan Christmas Dinner Recipes
It’s snowing peacefully outside, lights are glistening on the beautiful Christmas tree. The air is filled with the wonderful smell of the holidays as your family and friends join together at the dinner table.
As probably the most important family get-together of the year, it is very important to serve only the best food for your guests. These meatless meals will impress veggie and meat lovers alike. Do not worry a second. This holiday season will be stress-free, thanks to these amazing vegan Christmas dinner recipes I have collected.
Prepare to have your best X-mas festivities yet! From soups to vegan loafs, from mashed potatoes with gravy to Brussels sprouts, your tummys will be full of delicious and healthy food.
See the best vegan Christmas desserts too!
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Start your feast off with the queen of soups: french onion. It is a heavenly and tasty first meal that will warm up the crowd and get them excited for the upcoming dishes.
This flavorful meatless roast can be the centerpiece of your holiday table. We bet your meat-lover friends will be surprised to learn that it’s vegan!
Carrots are the perfect meat substitute when it comes to hot dogs. Serve these rolls before or between meals, but be careful because they are super addictive.
If you want to get a little creative with your potatoes, you can go with these hasselback ones. Try them with a delicious pesto for a unique and rich flavor.
Christmas dinners are lacking without a divine serving of juicy, braised red cabbage.
Wellingtons are the most wonderful when made with mushrooms. If you need proof, make this exquisite recipe. The crusty outside and savory, delectable inside create an excellent harmony, that will earn you praises, compliments and happy bellies.
What would a hearty holiday dinner be without bread? Especially if it’s a garlicky goodness, like this recipe makes. All you need is a skillet and magic happens.
This creamy and heavenly potato salad will disappear in no time. It is a delightful side dish to your veggie loafs.
Rich and delectable are the two words that describe best this soup. The tasty base can be complemented with croutons and spinach for a super fancy plate.
Make your main dish extra comforting by filling it with this delish bread stuffing.
If you are a bit more experienced in the kitchen, this roast has to be your next challenge. The crispy puff pastry and the rich and savory seitan together make a pleasant and satisfying recipe for Noel.
Talk about a showstopper. This beauty is not only super healthy, delicious, but insanely decorative as well.
Such an en easy way to create a festive and decorative meal that is delicious and filling at the same time. The hearty butternut squash gives place to the rich spinach and lentil filling. Holiday dinners don’t get any healthier than this.
This amazing whole baked cauliflower is so flavorful and hearty, you can even serve it as a main dish.
Keep the side dish simple with this easy roasted potato, carrot and green bean mix. The mouthwatering garlic and herb “dressing” makes this recipe exciting and flavorful.
23. Lentil Loaf
Lentil loafs are a classic plant-based choice when it comes to festive main dishes. It’s filled with fiber-rich, hearty lentils that are not only delish, but will also fill you up.
It wouldn’t be a Christmas dinner recipe without mushrooms or chestnuts. Although the latter is an underrated choice when it comes to soup ingredients, they make for a delightful flavor combination nonetheless.
Beet lovers rejoice! Your next favorite meal has been created in a form of this gorgeous deep purple colored finger licking holiday loaf.
Why not sneak a little more fall into your holiday loaf? Butternut squash is the perfect choice to mix in with lentils.
Mashed potatoes and gravy are a must have for holiday dinners. By mixing a bit of cauliflower in the mash, you can sneak in a little bit of extra nutrition to balance out all the chocolate cookies and without compromising the tasty potatoes.
Would you like to serve shepherds’ pie for Christmas dinner but you are bored of the format? No worries. These jacket potatoes will help you out big time. An enjoyable and creative way to enjoy veggies too.
Stuffings are great, because you can basically throw a lot of ingredients together and call it a day. Although, if you would like to go with something extra tasty, you will love this wild rice stuffing.
Vegan cheese is just so much better than regular cheese, as this silky and creamy lentil cashew ball proves. Serve it with a few crackers to keep your hungry guests in line until the main dish is served.
You can never go wrong with roasted veggies and a tasty dipping sauce. You can even serve these cauliflower pieces as appetizer. The tangy horseradish sauce provides a delicious festive flavor. Swap the sour cream for a vegan one and you are good to go.
This palatable and elegant carrot and parsnip mixture will go nicely with more savory dishes. They can also be eaten by themselves.
You can make everyone love Brussels sprouts, the key is an amazing balsamic roast.
Green beans are a very delicious side dish. Make them a special Christmas serving by adding some tasty cranberries.
Just by looking at this bourguignon, you might already feel warm and happy. Not just a Christmas recipe! Make it all winter long for a healthy and satisfying dinner.
Even if you are not a yorkshire pudding lover, you have to make these tasty treats this year. They are superb and surprisingly rich in flavor.
This tart and boozy cranberry sauce will complement your main meal in a heavenly and fruity way.
More tasty vegan Christmas recipes:
- Christmas cookies: super yummy vegan Christmas cookie recipes that everyone will love.
- Christmas Desserts: indulgent vegan holiday desserts and treats.
- Cozy Winter drinks: warming hot chocolates, apple ciders and tea lattes.
- Thanksgiving Dinner recipes: the perfect recipes for a delicious vegan holiday to impress everyone.
- Thanksgiving Dessert recipes: finger licking vegan desserts and sweets for the Thanksgiving table.
What are your favorite Vegan Christmas Dinner Recipes?
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