The Secret To Vegan Pecan Pie, Tacos, Burgers, Chocolate Patties + More!
Have a vegan family member or a vegan yourself? We’re here to help! Everyone can enjoy the power of pecans with the right attitude (and recipes).
Keep reading to discover our favorite vegan-friendly methods for tasty dinners and desserts galore, including the ultimate vegan pecan pie, meat substitutes, and burgers!
Easy as pie
This upcoming Thanksgiving, make room for your vegan family member at the table. These pecan pie recipes are easily recreated to be dairy and egg-free for our vegan friends, while still packing in the same sweet crunch only a pecan can deliver.
The Best Vegan Pecan Pie from Making Thyme For Health
This recipe promises to deliver the best vegan pecan pie there is, and with 55 5-star reviews, it’s hard to argue! Simply swap out the butter for a vegan option like Miyokos, opt for a full-fat coconut milk, with maple syrup, coconut sugar, and some other sweet additions.
The full recipe: The Best Vegan Pecan Pie – Making Thyme for Health
Vegan Chocolate Pecan Pie from Bakerita
For chocoholics missing that smooth sweetness in their pie, there’s still a vegan option out there for you! This vegan pecan pie recipe packs in dark chocolate, sea salt, dairy-free milk, and coconut sugar to recreate that carmely goodness, with our favorite, pecans of course!
The full recipe: Vegan Chocolate Pecan Pie • Bakerita
Meat in the middle
The beauty of pecans lies in their power to transform any dish, with the right creativity and commitment. These pecan-packed meat substitutes are proof of that, using the versatile flavor and crunch of pecans to replicate the flavor and texture of many meaty main courses.
Vegan Pecan Bean Burgers from American Pecan
The secret to these homemade bean patties lies in the combination of ingredients in the patties themselves, with pecans providing the crunch, black/kidney beans and oats providing the stable foundation, onions and carrots providing fresh backup, and plenty of seasonings to bring it all together.
The full recipe: Vegan Pecan Bean Burgers – American Pecans
Vegan Pecan Taco Meat from Make It Dairy-Free
It’s taco night! Try this meat substitute for ground beef on for size, with the crumbly goodness of pecans replicating the ground texture of meat for a smoky richness. Pecans are the star of the show here, with garlic, red onion, sun-dried tomatoes, avocado oil, soy sauce, lime, and taco seasoning rounding it out.
The full recipe: Vegan Pecan Taco Meat – Make It Dairy Free
Not a pie guy? No worries, there are vegan pecan recipes a’plenty for those who like to venture outside of the classic pecan treat. Keep reading to learn how to create these vegan pecan recipes at home!
Vegan Pecan Bars by Nora Cooks
Nora of ‘Nora Cooks’ touts these tasty bars as “the best vegan pecan bars in the world,” and even better than vegan pecan pie! To create your own, first whip up the homemade shortbread crust (sans dairy butter of course), then create the pecan topping with sugar, vanilla, and coarse-chopped pecans.
The full recipe: Vegan Pecan Bars – Nora Cooks
5-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Turtles from Minimalist Baker
We don’t know about you, but a chocolate pecan patty, coined a Turtle, is one of the most truly delicious treats on the planet. And there’s no reason why it can’t be enjoyed by vegans, too! This vegan pecan recipe calls for just 5 ingredients to recreate chocolate Turtles at home: pecan halves, pitted dates, almond meal, vegan dark chocolate, and coconut oil.
The full recipe: 5 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Turtles – Minimalist Baker
Happy cooking! And don’t forget to pick up the most important raw ingredient for all of these vegan recipes from yours truly: Stahmanns estate-grown pecans, produced right here in La Mesa, NM.
We produce the gold standard of pecans for medium-to-large businesses, with online ordering for friends and family available very soon!