21 Tasty Plant-Based and Vegan Fall Recipes

A spread of fall foods such as pumpkin soup.
  • Oct 30, 2023

Fall is the season for pumpkins, apples, butternut squash, and so many other delicious foods—which makes it the perfect time to try out new recipes. Using locally grown, seasonal, and plant-based ingredients can make your delicious meals more environmentally friendly. Here are some of the best plant-based and vegan recipes to try this fall:

1. Butternut Squash Ravioli

Butternut squash is a fall staple, and this easy recipe is the perfect way to put it to good use. Find the recipe here

2. Pumpkin Gnocchi

This vegan gnocchi features a rich, creamy pumpkin sauce and can be made in just one pan! Find the recipe here

3. Vegan Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

The ultimate fall comfort food, this mac and “cheese” casserole recipe is an autumn must. Find the recipe here.

4. Autumn Wild Rice Soup

This creamy, vegan soup is filled with veggies and is super flavorful. Find the recipe here.  

Cozy Autumn Wild Rice Soup

Autumn Wild Rice Soup (find the recipe here)

5. Butternut Squash Soup

This creamy vegan soup can be made with a slow cooker, pressure cooker, or stovetop. Find the recipe here

6. Coconut Pumpkin Curry Soup

Warm up on those cool autumn nights with this creamy, flavorful soup. Find the recipe here

7. Vegan Chili

This hearty, meatless chili is every bit as filling and satisfying as chili made with meat. Find the recipe here

8. Thai-Inspired Butternut Squash Curry with Chickpeas

This dish is bursting with flavor and is great for meal-prepping and leftovers. Find the recipe here

Thai-Inspired Butternut Squash Curry with Chickpeas

Thai-Inspired Butternut Squash Curry with Chickpeas (find the recipe here)

9. Roasted Butternut Tikka Masala

You’ll love this vegan version of the popular Indian dish. Find the recipe here

10. Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce

A new twist on a fall classic, this spaghetti squash recipe is super easy to make—and seriously tasty. Find the recipe here

11. Acorn Squash with Mixed-Grain Stuffing

This sweet and savory plant-based dish can make a great main dish or side dish. Find the recipe here

12. Stuffed Butternut Squash with Quinoa, Cranberries, Kale, and Chickpeas

Another stuffed fall vegetable, this dish is both nutritious and delicious. Find the recipe here

Stuffed Butternut Squash with Quinoa, Cranberries, Kale, and Chickpeas

Stuffed Butternut Squash with Quinoa, Cranberries, Kale, and Chickpeas (find the recipe here)

13. Ultimate Fall Salad

This hearty salad is a healthy way to enjoy the fall flavors and seasonal produce (just exclude the goat cheese to make it fully plant-based!). Find the recipe here

14. Vegan Buffalo Dip

This dip is the perfect meatless dish to enjoy while watching football! Find the recipe here

15. Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar

This vegan recipe is a delicious way to enjoy the versatile and vitamin-packed sweet potato. Find the recipe here

16. Cinnamon Baked Apples

Serve these apples as a side dish, or pair them with dairy-free ice cream for a tasty fall dessert. Find the recipe here

17. Homemade Applesauce

There’s nothing better this time of year than picking your own apples and making your own applesauce! Find the recipe here

18. Homemade Apple Cider

On those crisp autumn nights, enjoy a warm glass of your very own homemade apple cider. Find the recipe here

Homemade Apple Cider

Homemade Apple Cider (find the recipe here)

19. Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Enjoy a plant-based version of this fall staple. This recipe calls for soy milk, but you can try it with almond, cashew, coconut, or oat milk. Find the recipe here

20. Vegan Pumpkin Pie

We can’t forget about dessert! This recipe offers a fully plant-based twist on a fall classic. Find the recipe here

21. Vegan Apple Crisp

This delicious autumn dessert is sure to be a crowd-pleaser and can be made gluten free. Find the recipe here.

Check out more plant-based recipes on our Pinterest—and stay tuned for our plant-based Thanksgiving guide!

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