Since most holidays tend to be food-centric, with traditional family meals taking center stage, they can be tough days for vegans. A little forethought and planning can help get you through the day, though. Easter can be a great day to impress omnivores with delicious vegan food, so we’ve put together a list of recipes to serve your guests that are sure to please even the pickiest of palates!
20 Vegan Easter Recipes
Andouille Sausage with Biscuits from The Lusty Vegan by Ayinde Howell and Zoe Eisenberg. This meal can be prepped the night before and cooked in the morning, and they make for a perfect Sunday brunch.
Country Hash from Everyday Vegan Eats by Zsu Dever. Perfect hash should have a crispy crust, creamy potatoes, flavorful herbs and spices, and plenty of kick, and this hash has all of those things and more!
Sassy Springtime Rolls from The Blooming Platter Cookbook by Betsy DiJulio. These light, refreshing rolls are full of fresh spring vegetables, herbs and tofu, and they pair well with with a wonderful deep red dipping sauce.
Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Medjool Dates from The Lusty Vegan by Ayinde Howell and Zoe Eisenberg. The natural flavor of sprouts really pops when matched with the sweet creamy consistency of dates and the sharp spiciness of garlic in this delicious recipe.
Mashed Potatoes with Sautéed Chard and Garlic from World Vegan Feast by Bryanna Clark Grogan. This recipe is actually a Mediterranean take on the Irish potato and cabbage dish colcannon, but the combination of potatoes and greens makes it a perfect side dish.
Italian Rustic Squash and Kale Tart from World Vegan Feast by Bryanna Clark Grogan. It’s hard to believe that this vegetable filling can taste so “meaty,” but it does in this absolute winner of a dish!
Devil’s Pot Pie from The Lusty Vegan by Ayinde Howell and Zoe Eisenberg. This is vegan take on the American classic is gravy, veggies, and a fluffy crust all in one magical pie. The name is actually a wordplay on “seitan”, which is one of the pie’s ingredients.
Scampi Pasta with Asparagus and Walnuts from Everyday Vegan Eats by Zsu Dever. This dish comes together quickly, so dinner is on the table in a flash, and you’ll be able to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your guests.
Linzer Torte from Practically Raw Desserts by Amber Shea Crawley. Named after Linz, Austria, the Linzer torte is a traditional Northern European pastry often enjoyed at Christmastime, however its fruity filling makes it seem appropriate for spring.
Macadamia Shortbread Tart With Lemon Mousse And Fresh Berries from The Blooming Platter Cookbook by Betsy DiJulio. Lemon mousse and fresh berries give this mouthwatering dessert a light, springtime feel.
Tuxedo Cheesecake Brownies from Practically Raw Desserts by Amber Shea Crawley. These treats are incredibly decadent, and they are an ideal dessert with which to end your delicious cruelty-free feast.