20 Best vegan Christmas dinner recipes

From delicious vegan roasts to gingerbread bakes, I've got your vegan Christmas dinner sorted. Try this selection of festive recipes to make it a christmas to remember with dishes that meat eaters and vegans alike will love.


Creamy Chestnut Soup

Creamy, warming chestnut soup is the perfect starter for your vegan Christmas dinner. It’s sweet and nutty, with earthy flavour. It’s simple to prepare and can be made ahead for ease of entertaining.

Stuffed seitan vegan holiday roast

This seitan is soft in the middle, and has a nice crust on top flavored with mustard. It’s stuffed with apples, cranberries, mushrooms, pecans, shallots, and fresh herbs, which creates an explosion of flavors in your mouth. Cooked in white wine, it will wow your guests, and bring a warm sense of holiday cheer to your festive seasonal meals.

Black Lentil & Beyond Meatloaf With Shiitake Stuffing

A main course perfect for special occasions, this Black Lentil & Beyond Meat Vegan Meatloaf is a fun twist on the classic lentil loaf and is filled with the most delicious shiitake mushroom stuffing. If you're looking for a meaty, satisfying entree that will please vegans and omnivores alike at your vegan christmas dinner, look no further! Nut-free and gluten-free.

Vegan Mushroom Wellington recipe

Juicy mushrooms take center stage in this vegan mushroom wellington – a fun spin on the classic beef wellington. 

Vegan Christmas Feast Sandwich

This exciting layered sandwich has sage and onion stuffing as the star ingredient and layers of tasty textures and flavours. A perfect Christmas sandwich to get you into the festive mood.

Roasted brussels sprouts christmas tree

Turn the humble sprout side dish into a showstopper at your vegan christmas dinner! Roasted Brussel Sprout Christmas Tree - simply arrange into a fun tree shape and roast. Roasting makes sprouts taste delicious - trust me. Vegan and gluten free Christmas side dish.

Chestnut, Mushroom & Squash Christmas Filo Wreath Pie

The perfect pie for a Christmas Festive Main. Full of delicious vegan ingredients. 

Cashew nut roast

This simple cashew nut roast is savoury, moist and moreish and is the perfect centrepiece for a vegan Christmas dinner!

Easy Vegan Sausage Rolls

Deliciously moreish vegan sausage rolls filled with chestnuts, mushrooms, red wine and Chrismtassy herbs. Perfect as Christmas canapés, in lunch boxes, for picnics or simply curled up in front of the fire with a glass of wine and a good book.

Creamed spinach gratin with a seedy crumb topping

Comforting creamed spinach gratin with a cauliflower and cashew-based sauce and topped with a golden seedy crumb, a perfect addition to your holiday table.


Vegan white chocolate peppermint cookies

The perfect holiday cookie recipe that tastes just like Christmas! These Vegan White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are gluten-free, allergy-free, and full of dairy-free white chocolate chips and crushed peppermint candies! Easy and delicious, they’re a fun addition to your seasonal cookie swap and dessert platters!

Gluten-Free + Vegan Cut-Out Sugar Cookies With Sugar-Free Icing (Allergy-Free)

Gluten-Free & Vegan Cut-Out Sugar Cookies that taste exactly like the sweet, buttery, tender delights from your favorite childhood recipe! With a simple sugar-free and natural colored icing, these top-8 allergy-free treats are perfect for any holiday, party, or celebration! Easy to make and fun to decorate!

Cranberry and Citrus Tart With Hazelnut Crust

This Cranberry and Citrus Tart with Hazelnut Crust is vegan, gluten-free, no-bake, and made with just seven ingredients. And the best part? It's well-suited for being made a day in advance, which makes life that much easier on the day of your big vegan christmas dinner. 

Vegan Salted Chocolate Pecan Pie

With a sweet, caramel-like filling, toasted pecans, and chunks of dark chocolate, this Vegan Salted Chocolate Pecan Pie is everything you want in a holiday dessert. Unlike some pies that require refrigeration to hold their shape, this Salted Chocolate Pecan Pie is best served at room temperature and can even be made in advance and/or frozen. Pair it with this easy almond flour crust to make it gluten-free. Also soy-free and easily made coconut-free.

Gluten Free Vegan Gingerbread

This gluten free vegan gingerbread is a nutritious, plant-based Christmas dessert. This recipe is great if you’re accommodating people with a variety of dietary restrictions.

German Vanilla Crescent Cookies

Vanilla crescents are traditional German Christmas cookies that taste very delicious and unique because of their flavorful spices. This vegan vanilla crescents recipe is also very easy to make.

Peppermint Bark Ice Cream – Vegan and Paleo

Are you looking for a healthier alternative for your vegan christmas dinner?  Are you hosting a gathering or want to take along a decadent treat to a party you are attending?  This. Is. It.  Everyone loves peppermint bark!  it’s the quintessential holiday flavor!

Vegan Marshmallow Peppermint Fudge

This Peppermint fudge is so simple and gets the holiday spirit going. Make it for family and friends because I know it will be a hit every time.

Vegan Gingerbread Cinnamon Scrolls

Flaky and soft Vegan Gingerbread Cinnamon Scrolls perfect for the festive season! Easy to make and more fun than classic cinnamon scrolls.

Vegan Gingerbread Cake

A wonderfully spiced vegan gingerbread cake with layers of classic buttercream. The cake melts in your mouth and is made with common ingredients.

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