Splendid vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner

Thanksgiving is about much more than turkey–this year, give thanks for the season's rich bounty of vegetables and fruit

A vegetarian dish of Sweet-Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Spinach.

Photography by Leigh Beisch; styling by Dan Becker

Vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes: Sweet-Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Spinach

A spectacular main dish that may be even more special than the traditional Thanksgiving fare.

Recipe:  Sweet-Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Spinach

A Thanksgiving dish of Flaky Feta Tart .

Photography by Leigh Beisch; styling by Dan Becker

Flaky Feta Tart

This tart beautifully complements the menu’s other main dish, the gnocchi.

Recipe:  Flaky Feta Tart

A Thanksgiving dish of Arugula, Fennel, and Preserved Lemon Salad .

Photography by Leigh Beisch; styling by Dan Becker

Arugula, Fennel, and Preserved Lemon Salad

Good-quality salt-preserved lemons really make a difference in this crisp salad.

Recipe:  Arugula, Fennel, and Preserved Lemon Salad

A Thanksgiving dish of Little Balsamic-glazed Onions.

Photography by Leigh Beisch; styling by Dan Becker

Little Balsamic-glazed Onions

This labor-intensive dish is well worth the effort. To save time, use large pearl onions―or fewer of them―along with the cipollini; the dish won’t be as colorful, but it will be just as tasty.

Recipe:  Little Balsamic-glazed Onions

A Thanksgiving dish of Roasted Long Beans with Herb Butter.

Photography by Leigh Beisch; styling by Dan Becker

Roasted Long Beans with Herb Butter

You can make this dish with regular green beans, but long beans look more handsome.

Recipe:  Roasted Long Beans with Herb Butter

A Thanksgiving dessert of Baked Apples with Cranberry Molasses Bread Pudding

Photography by Leigh Beisch; styling by Dan Becker

Baked Apples with Cranberry Molasses Bread Pudding

Here are three desserts in one: baked apples, gingerbread-like pudding, and ice cream and caramel sauce on the side.

Recipe:  Baked Apples with Cranberry Molasses Bread Pudding 

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