14 Christmas Vegan Dinner Recipes: There’s no better way to get into the spirit of Christmas than putting your vegan chef pants on and putting together a delicious vegan Christmas dinner.
The best part about vegan cooking is that it has no limits or boundaries regarding what you can make to convince meat lovers that your holiday meal is the best.
Here are 14 ideas for vegan dinner dishes you could make for your special Christmas day.
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Best Christmas Vegan
14. Easy Vegan Lentil Loaf With Flaxseed Flour
This vegan lentil loaf is so delicious and totally plant based! It’s so flavorful and packed with nutrition. It’s great for meal prep or even a holiday meal. You have to check out this recipe for lentil loaf!
13. Classic Baked Gluten-Free + Vegan Manicotti (Soy-Free)
No more missing out on your Italian favorite! A Classic Baked Gluten-Free & Vegan Manicotti recipe with homemade tomato sauce, a creamy dairy-free & soy-free cheesy filling, all topped with a homemade 2-ingredient “parmesan”! A perfect comfort food dinner the whole family will enjoy!
12. Vegan Pumpkin Curry
Healthy one-pot vegan pumpkin curry served over basmati white rice. This fall flavored curry is so easy to make, it’s fragrant, vibrant, and delicious.
11. Vegan Mushroom Wellington
This vegan mushroom wellington will be the star of the show at your Christmas dinner! With whole roasted portobellos, a delicious mushroom and nut filling, and tangy cranberry sauce, this gorgeous main dish doesn’t disappoint!
10. Gooey Cheesy Layered Cashew Nut Roast
This isn’t an average nut roast! It’s filled with a gooey middle layer of vegan cheese and spinach, that will really impress your Christmas guests! Super easy to make and will be ready under an hour.
9. Seitan Turkey
Decadent yet healthy, this home-cooked Seitan Turkey is moist, packed with flavor, and has an awesome meaty texture. This vegan turkey recipe is perfect for a Christmas holiday centerpiece, easy meal prep, or even just a nice main dish for a family dinner.
8. Stuffed Butternut Squash (vegan)
You’ll love this easy Stuffed Butternut Squash recipe. It’s a tasty vegan and vegetarian main dish with a flavorful stuffing made of lentils, mushrooms, kale and cranberries. It’s seasoned with herbs and baked inside a squash making a beautiful presentation. A great healthy meal for Christmas, Thanksgiving or any dinner.
7. Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic and Paprika
Whole roasted cauliflower is a showstopping healthy baked main or side dish. The garlic and smoked paprika give it a wonderful flavor, while the cauliflower gets soft inside and crispy on the outside.
6. Festive Butternut Roast - vegan & vegetarian Christmas dinner
This Christmassy butternut roast is the ultimate vegan Christmas dinner centerpiece. Jam-packed with festive flavors, it can be made ahead and reheated on the big day, so no last-minute rush!
5. Chestnut, Mushroom & Squash Christmas Filo Wreath Pie
The ultimate Christmas centerpiece is this beautiful Chestnut, Mushroom, and Squash Filo Pie Wreath! With traditional Christmas ingredients but with a twist, you won’t find a more talked about and impressive dish.
4. Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon Pie
This ‘meaty’ and rich Vegan Mushroom Pie is a show-stopper! With ‘buttery’ pastry and flavourful mushroom and red wine filling, it will become an annual favorite! You can use wild mushrooms and extra smoked tofu for a super special version.
3. Vegan Cauliflower Lentil Loaf
A hearty plant-based Christmas dinner idea that will satisfy even meat-eaters! A Vegan Cauliflower Lentil Loaf that mimics the classic meatloaf with no meat, gluten-free, nut-free, and soy-free! Get all your protein and veggies in this healthy recipe!
2. The Best Simple Vegan Pot Pie
This crowd-pleasing vegan pot pie is undetectably vegan and contains several portions of veggies, plus a secret portion of protein! Much easier than it looks, super comforting, and budget-friendly.
1. Easy Vegan Wellington (Step-By-Step Recipe)
Vegan Wellington is a stunning centerpiece for your Christmas table. It looks impressive but it is incredibly easy to make and impresses both meat eaters and vegans alike!
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