I do know most people who learn my weblog aren’t vegetarians. You’re seeking to minimize down on meat or possibly you’re simply in search of some good recipes so as to add bacon to. (Yeah, don’t suppose I don’t see your pins on Pinterest saying, “I might add bacon” as a result of I do!) So that you’re in all probability going to eat turkey on Thanksgiving.
This publish is for these of you who aren’t going to eat turkey. Are you uninterested in feeling like a weirdo on Thanksgiving? Bored with folks making enjoyable of you for consuming some unhappy wanting fake turkey? Right here’s an thought:
Convey your personal most important dish.
However not simply any most important dish! Oh no! It’s good to deliver one thing loopy spectacular. So then as an alternative of pointing and laughing when you eat your bizarre vegetarian meals, they’ll be all, “Ooh, that appears actually good!”
Then you possibly can say, “Yeah, it does. AND IT’S MINE. So you possibly can’t have it.”
Or you possibly can share. That’s in all probability extra within the spirit of Thanksgiving, isn’t it?
The following two weeks on Oh My Veggies are going to be all about Thanksgiving. I’ve received a scrumptious most important dish recipe and a few superior sides, and I’m going to be placing collectively a publish with a number of different entree concepts that transcend the everyday imitation turkey. However once I was engaged on this Savory Pumpkin Galette, I noticed that it could even be good for Thanksgiving. So contemplate it a bonus recipe!
You should use your favourite crust recipe for this galette or you possibly can cheat like I did and use pre-made pie crust. (Sure, I additionally see your pins saying, “I might use selfmade pie crust.”) And guess what else? If you happen to don’t like pumpkin (it does have a fairly distinctive style, so it’s comprehensible!), you should use just about any roasted squash! Rings of delicata can be stunning on this, as would half moons of butternut squash.
Contained in the crust is a walnut pesto made with contemporary sage leaves, Parmesan cheese, and a bit little bit of olive oil. You high that with the pumpkin (or squash) wedges. It takes a bit time and persistence to get all of them to line up excellent, however take the time as a result of the entire level of this dish is to make the haterz jealous of the deliciousness in entrance of you a shocking Thanksgiving most important dish, sans turkey.
Savory Pumpkin Galette
This savory pumpkin galette makes an ideal vegetarian most important dish for Thanksgiving.
Prep Time: 1 hour
Prepare dinner Time: 15 minutes
Whole Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
half small pie pumpkin, seeds and guts eliminated & minimize into 1/Four inch wedges
olive oil mister or cooking spray
salt and pepper to style
half cup walnut items, toasted
half cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp chopped sage
1 ready pie crust (retailer purchased or your personal recipe—I like this one)
1 egg yolk, overwhelmed with 1 tsp water
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Spray a rimmed baking sheet with oil or cooking spray. Place pumpkin wedges onto sheet. Spray tops with extra oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 20–30 minutes, or till softened however not browned. Let these cool when you work on the subsequent step of the recipe.
Mix walnuts, cheese, olive oil, and sage in a meals processor. Course of till coarsely chopped (see picture in publish). Add salt and pepper to style.
Place ready pie crust on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Pour walnut combination into heart of crust and unfold to cowl, leaving an inch margin on all sides. Prepare pumpkin wedges in an overlapping circle on high of the walnut combination. Lower off any overlap so pumpkin doesn’t lengthen into the 1-inch margin.
Fold overhang of dough onto the pumpkin. Spray pumpkin with extra oil or cooking spray and brush pie dough with egg yolk combination. Bake at time and temperature indicated on pie crust bundle or in recipe, till crust is golden brown.
Kiersten is the founder and editor of Oh My Veggies.