A Collection of Thanksgiving Vegetables 2006

The latest collections of Thanksgiving vegetable recipes are now available!

This year, I've turned the tables a little, featuring

Favorite Recipes for Thanksgiving's Favorite Vegetables


Vegetarian Entrée Recipes for Thanksgiving.

You'll find vegetable recipes especially suited for our Thanksgiving tables:

  • perfect for special dinners but not over the top

  • fresh fall vegetables prepped mostly or entirely in advance

  • easily multiplied for large gatherings and divided for small ones

  • and a little different around here, no skimping on butter and cream and cheese!

Vegetable Inspiration for Thanksgiving Tables


World's Best Green Bean Casserole

plus links to:
Green Beans with Lemon & Pine Nuts
French Green Beans with Lemon-Garlic Sauce
Green Bean & Radish Salad

Beet Salad with Lemon & Olives

plus links to:
Borscht Beets
Red Onion Beets
Beet & Walnut Salad
Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts with Apricot Glaze

plus links to:
Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta & Garlic
Wine-Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Creamy Carrot Puree

plus links to:
Mashed Potatoes & Carrots
Carrots Braised in Masala

Creamy Cauliflower Gratin

plus links to:
Cauliflower Blue Cheese Gratin
Cauliflower Tomato Medley
Cauliflower with Pancetta, Capers & Parmesan

Gratin of Greens

plus links to:
Spinach & Artichoke Gratin
Tuscan Bean Salad

Autumn Sunchoke Salad

plus links to:
Fennel Puree
Wild Rice Salad
Warm Pepper Salad
Sweet Potatoes

Maple Ginger Sweet Potatoes

plus links to:
Confetti Potato Salad
Sweet Potato Cookies with Pecans

Turnip Puff
Vegetarian Ideas

Mashed Potatoes with Vegetarian Apple Cider Ginger Sage Gravy

plus links to:
hand-picked Thanksgiving favorites from great vegetarian & vegan food bloggers

Smothered Cabbage

plus links to:
Swedish Red Cabbage
Cape Breton Cabbage
Caraway Cabbage
Winter Squash

Winter Squash Polenta

plus links to:
Squash Puff (a family favorite)
Curried Squash
Acorn Squash with Quinoa & Dried Cherries
Alanna Kellogg
Alanna Kellogg

A Veggie Venture is home of "veggie evangelist" Alanna Kellogg and the famous asparagus-to-zucchini Alphabet of Vegetables.


  1. Wonderful ideas ....thanks

  2. This is great! I'm signed up for vegetables this year at the family get-together. I'll be keeping an eye on your blog until I decide what to make. Thanks!

  3. Alanna, I really enjoyed your Thanksgiving collection recipe ideas. They were easy and each one sounds gorgeous. A very informative and helpful set of recipes.

  4. Jann ~ my pleasure!

    Mama ~ let me know what you choose! Myself I've got a quadrupled batch of the green bean casserole on order.

    Meeta ~ thank you! next year I'll try to decorate properly too ; - )


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