What would you suggest for a good vegan main dish for Thanksgiving, with some non-animal protien?

Judith S
  • Posted by: Judith S
  • November 23, 2016


Judith S. November 23, 2016
Thank you for the great suggestions. I like both ideas and will take a look at the sites you recommended.
Kate P. November 23, 2016
Heidi Swanson's site, 101 Cookbooks always has great ideas and she always posts a list of Thanksgiving dishes (she has posted this years suggestions today). Everything on her site is vegetarian and much of it can readily be adapted to be vegan. Her recipes are usually pretty easy to execute and always delicious. She has a well organised recipes archive on her site too which could definitely offer some other great options. Good luck!
Nancy November 23, 2016
I would go with a bean dish from a culture that makes it as part of its cooking.
That way, you will have real taste, real flavor worked out over centuries.
Some are vegan in their originals, some have been adapted by removing meat and using vegetable fats.
Among my favorites, to eat and to recommend:
Rajma chamal - kidney beans, from Kashmir & Punjab, many recipes)
Chili with beans - various beans, American west, many recipes)
Vegetable moussaka - chick peas, Greece, adapted by Michael Symon
Cassoulet - white beans, France, adapted by Phillip Tessier, chef at Bouchon Bistro,

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