9 Perfect Vegetarian Main Dishes for Thanksgiving
These elegant holiday entrees will never make your vegetarian guests feel like an afterthought
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Sweet-Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Spinach
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Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi
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Flaky Feta Tart
We created this crisp, cheese- and herb-rich tart as an appetizer, but you can also serve it as a special-occasion vegetarian main dish for 5 to 6.
Recipe: Flaky Feta Tart
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Caramelized Carrot Risotto
Everyone loves the jewel-like carrot pieces and mix of two cheeses in this elegant risotto. Feel free to swap in vegetable broth for the chicken broth if you’d like to make it vegetarian.
Recipe: Caramelized Carrot Risotto
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Gorgonzola and Radicchio Risotto
This creamy risotto features a younger, milder version of gorgonzola called gorgonzola dolce. To make it vegetarian, just use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.
Recipe: Gorgonzola and Radicchio Risotto
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Golden Cauliflower "Risotto"
Robust Italian fontina and white truffle oil add loads of flavor to low-carb “pasta.” The recipe is flexible if you want to increase quantities to serve a bigger group or use vegetable broth instead of chicken so the dish is vegetarian.
Recipe: Golden Cauliflower “Risotto”
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Spiced Red Lentils with Caramelized Onions and Spinach
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Pearl Couscous with Fall Vegetables and Caramelized Onions
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Spaghetti Squash with Jalapeño Cream
We've tossed spaghetti squash with a spicy cream sauce and baked it, mac-'n'-cheese-style, for a warming, hearty dish that doubles easily and reheats beautifully.
Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Jalapeño Cream