15 Vegan Dishes to Serve at Rosh Hashanah

These vegetable-forward dishes aren’t just for vegans–they’re so delicious that everyone will want some! For your meatless dishes this year, consider seasonal vegetables and grains, accented with traditional holiday elements like pomegranate seeds, pomegranate syrup, beets, or an intriguing legume like blackeyed peas.

Although honey, which is not vegan, appears in a few of the recipes below, you can substitute it with date syrup (silan), maple syrup, or agave nectar.

Braised Leeks with Thyme and Pomegranate

Mock Chopped Liver

Vegan Challah from ReformJudaism.org

Green Beans with Honey Tahini Glaze

green beans with tahini

Orange and Pomegranate Salad

Concia: a Roman Jewish Fried Zucchini Delicacy 

Honeyed Carrots and Roasted Chickpeas with Tahini


Black-Eyed Peas with Turmeric and Pomegranate

Syrian Lentil Soup

Sweet Potato Kugel

Seitan Brisket

Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage

Pear and Ginger Compote

Pomegranate Truffles

Vegan Honey Cake

Date Coconut Rolls

Dates and coconut energy balls

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Braised Leeks with Thyme and Pomegranate

These flavors deepen as they are cooked, making them sweeter.