Are you hosting a vegan Christmas dinner, but you need a little inspiration to get you started? Well, you have hit the jackpot! We have gathered all of our favorite holiday recipes and put them in one fabulous list!
Hosting a regular dinner party can be stressful, but then add the extra pressure of making it special for the holidays, and you might be feeling a little overwhelmed. Worry no longer! By the time you finish exploring our recipes, you will see the stress melt away as it turns into excitement.
All of our recipes are completely vegan, so you won’t have to make any substitutions. These recipes are healthy, full of flavor, and aesthetically pleasing for your table.
Do you love Mac and Cheese, but haven’t quite found a good vegan version? Guess what? We’ve got you covered!! As well as Eggplant Parmesan, Mushroom Risotto, and Snickerdoodles!
Also, don’t fret over hosting for a mix of vegans and meat-eaters because our recipes are so tasty that even meat-eaters will be very pleased! Okay, let’s jump right in, so you can begin curating the best vegan Christmas dinner you have ever experienced!
Vegan Christmas Dinner Menu Inspiration
Vegan Christmas Starters
Easy Stuffed Santa Strawberries
Talk about super cute and very easy! These Easy Stuffed Santa Strawberries are a crowd pleaser and make a perfect starter option for your vegan Christmas dinner.
Candy Cane Christmas Pretzel Rods
The Candy Cane Christmas Pretzel Rods are another delightful treat that can be great for a starter as well as a dessert! Who doesn’t love the sweet and salty combination?!
5-Ingredient Vegan Caviar
We have seen several vegan caviar recipes, but they are almost always extremely labor intensive. Our 5-Ingredient Vegan Caviar is simple and easy! We love that it only takes 5 ingredients and roughly 10 minutes of prep time.
Our vegan caviar will make a fabulous addition to your vegan Christmas dinner because it is very unexpected. Be ready to share this recipes with friends and family!
Vegan Mince Pies
If you have never tried Vegan Mince Pies before, you are in for a real treat! They are the perfect blend of Christmas flavors and embody the holiday season like no other!
When you cook the vegan mincemeat, your whole house will smell so festive and the end result is really yummy.
Easy Vegan Pate
Our next recipe is Easy Vegan Pate and it pairs perfectly with the vegan caviar. This is a great recipe to make the day before as it actually tastes better after the spices have had time to come through and blend.
Get creative with how you choose to server the vegan pate. You can select crackers, crostini, or even a sliced baguette. Choose an ornate or colorful bowl for a little pop of personality on your vegan Christmas dinner table.
Savory Vegan Breadsticks With Garlic And Marinara
Breadstick lovers all around the world will rejoice when they try the Savory Vegan Breadsticks With Garlic And Marinara! Okay, maybe we got a little carried away, but we know your vegan Christmas dinner guests will absolutely enjoy these scrumptious and tempting breadsticks.
They taste fantastic all by themselves or you can choose to dip them for even more flavor. They make a great starter and can easily transition into the entrée portion of your meal.
Best-Ever Vegan Queso
The Best-Ever Vegan Queso really does live up to its name and we promise it will not let you down. It is creamy and delicious and will make a very tasty starter for your vegan Christmas dinner.
Vegan Christmas Dinner Entrees
Classic Homestyle Vegan Meatloaf
The Classic Homestyle Vegan Meatloaf is the ultimate in comfort food and will hit the spot every time! Your vegan Christmas dinner guests will love how it is savory and authentic.
The prep time for this recipe is only 10 minutes, so you can throw it together and handle other preparations while it is in the oven.
The Vegan Wellington is incredibly beautiful and makes a lovely center piece for your vegan Christmas dinner feast. It is equally as delicious and gives your menu an elevated vibe.
Do not be intimidated by its beauty! Making your own Wellington is not difficult and you will be so proud of how it comes together.
40-Minute Vegan Shepherd’s Pie With Lentils
Our 40-Minute Vegan Shepherd’s Pie With Lentils is so good that you will not only love it for your vegan Christmas dinner, but we just know that it will become a household favorite. It is warm, savory, and healthy!
Vegan Scallops In Lemon Garlic Butter
We are here to tell you that you can be vegan and still enjoy scallops! Yes, you read that correctly! Our Vegan Scallops In Lemon Garlic Butter are so good that you definitely won’t miss the real thing and non-vegans will never complain.
King Oyster mushrooms are the super star of this recipe and they will really elevate your vegan Christmas dinner menu!
Best-Ever Vegan Stuffed Peppers
Now, we move onto our Best-Ever Vegan Stuffed Peppers. This stuffed peppers recipe is super easy to follow and adds a nice pop of red to your vegan Christmas dinner.
Pro-tip: Make a few extra because they reheat beautifully! Perfect leftover dinner after you’ve been out shopping with friends and family.
Vegan Eggplant Parmesan
Eggplant Parmesan is classic entrée that holds fond memories for most and becomes an instant favorite for those trying it for the first time. Our Vegan Eggplant Parmesan will bring tons of savory flavor to your vegan Christmas dinner menu!
Most importantly, it is very easy to make! Prep time is about 30 minutes, but we promise that it will be well worth the investment.
Vegan Mushroom Risotto (Gluten-Free)
What is more rich, creamy, and satisfying than risotto?! Our Vegan Mushroom Risotto will make your taste buds rejoice!
As always, our recipes aim to be easy to make, so you can enjoy them with little effort. The Vegan Mushroom Risotto will make a great addition to your vegan Christmas dinner and just might become part of your regular dinner routine.
Creamy Baked Vegan Mac And Cheese (Nut And Gluten-Free)
Okay, so we promised you an amazing recipe for Creamy Baked Vegan Mac and Cheese and we always deliver on our promises!!
Your longing for delicious Mac & Cheese will soon some to an end because this recipe is everything you’ve been missing in your vegan life. This will definitely be a super star at your vegan Christmas dinner, especially with kids and kids at heart!
Vegan Christmas Desserts
Easy Vegan Peppermint Bark
So, Christmas really isn’t complete without a taste of peppermint bark, right?! Get ready, because our Easy Vegan Peppermint Bark is delightful and slightly addictive.
Prep time is only about 10 minutes, so it would be a great treat to make with friends or kids. It will be a wonderful dessert at your vegan Christmas dinner and it also make a great gift.
3-Ingredient Vegan Peppermint Fudge
Fudge is usually one of those desserts that most vegans have to miss out on, but not anymore! Almost all store bought fudge contains dairy, but not our incredibly tasty 3-Ingredient Vegan Peppermint Fudge!
Super easy to make and only takes 3 ingredients, you got to love the simplicity! It is a perfect dessert for your vegan Christmas dinner and once again makes a great gifting option.
20-Minute Vegan Peanut Butter Blossoms
Attention all peanut butter lovers out there! Our 20-Minute Vegan Peanut Butter Blossoms are going to be your new favorite holiday cookie!
These will make a great addition to your vegan Christmas dinner menu. We suggest making a double batch because they will vanish right before your eyes!
Classic Vegan Pecan Pie (No Corn Syrup!)
Our Classic Vegan Pecan Pie is very unique as it contains ZERO Corn Syrup!
It is very easy to make and looks beautiful when being served. Get ready for a super rich and nutty pie that has all the best flavors of fall.
20-Minute Vegan Snickerdoodles (No Cream Of Tarter)
Our 20-Minute Vegan Snickerdoodles are so fluffy, soft, and chewy! You will absolutely fall in love with these tasty cinnamon cookies.
They only require 8 ingredients and most of them are probably already in your pantry. They would be tons of fun to make with young bakers or your partner.
20-Minute Vegan White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies
White chocolate and cranberry are a match made in heaven and they come together beautifully in our 20-Minute Vegan White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies.
The tart flavor from the cranberries perfectly balances the sweet creamy flavor of the white chocolate.
Grandma’s Rustic Vegan Apple Pie
Now, this recipe is actually very near and dear to my heart because I learned to make it from my Grandmother and she learned to make it from her mother before her.
Grandma’s Rustic Vegan Apple Pie recipe was accidentally vegan which makes it really special to me. Her pie is a staple in our family and maybe it will become a new tradition for you and yours.
Grandma’s Italian Butterball Cookies
So, the name might be a little deceiving, but we promise that these are completely vegan. Grandma’s Italian Butterball Cookies are another one of my Grandma’s recipes that just happens to be vegan!
Margarine is used instead of butter and they completely melt in your mouth. The recipe is over 70 years old and has been baked for weddings, Christmas cookie trays, graduations, and more.
Vegan Christmas Drinks
Easy Gluhwein Recipe (Mulled Wine)
Your family and friends will be completely impressed by this stunning drink! Our Easy Gluhwein Recipe is a very popular holiday and Christmas drink that is enjoyed all over Europe, but particularly in Austria and Germany!
Cranberries, red wine, oranges, and brandy are a few of the star flavors in the delicious and pretty drink.
5-Minute Chocolate Peppermint Martini
There is the perfect blend of holiday flavors in this 5-Minute Peppermint Martini recipe! It is delicious, fun, and sophisticated.
The peppermint rim is both cute and tasty! Guest will love how special and fancy this drink feels and you will love it because it is so easy!
5-Minute Vegan Eggnog (Nut-Free)
While eggnog can be a bit of a polarizing drink, we think our 5-Minute Vegan Eggnog can win over the harshest critics out there!
It is delicious and it is also nut-free, so almost everyone can enjoy it! We highly recommend pairing it with some cookies for dunking! Check out our Vegan Biscotti recipe that is sublime with our eggnog.
5-Ingredient Vegan Hot Chocolate
Chocolate lovers will become obsessed with our 5-Ingredient Vegan Hot Chocolate because it is rich, creamy, and super easy!
It is a great way to warm up during the winter months and will make a perfect ending to your vegan Christmas dinner.
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Well, we hope you have a wonderful vegan Christmas dinner and that all of these recipes become traditions in your home. We wish you a beautiful holiday season filled with love, joy, peace, and tons of tasty vegan food.