When game day is approaching and you need some vegan Superbowl food, look no further than these 20 utterly delicious and perfect for football snacks!
This post was originally published in January 2020. It has been updated to include even better recipes.
Have you planned out your vegan Superbowl food yet? Which team are you rooting for? If you’re anything like me, and rooting for team snacks, these tried and true, delicious vegan appetizers and snacks are for you!
These are some of the BEST, most delicious vegan superbowl recipes around! Plus, most of these appetizers are gluten free or can be made gluten free with a simple swap!
An added bonus!! Many of these incredible dishes are made healthier than traditional versions by either omitting oil, sugar, or sneaking in some healthier ingredients. You know, so you don’t sabotage all your hard work you’ve been up to, to shed the holiday weight thus far. WOOHOO!
Ready for this?
The BEST Vegan Superbowl Food Countdown!
1. Cauliflower Buffalo “Wings”
Super tasty and flavourful with just the right amount of heat! They’re soft and tender on the inside and crispy on the outside, yet these bad boys are baked, and not fried! (Air fryer instructions also included.) These bite sized gluten free appetizers are perfect for your vegan game day party!
2. Jackfruit Nachos
It’s not a superbowl party without nachos and these ones will not disappoint! With smoky, BBQ jackfruit, hearty black beans, sweet corn and spicy jalapenos! Don’t forget the sour cream and guac for dunking! Naturally gluten free!
3. Jackfruit Pizza
While we’re on the jackfruit train, let’s talk about this smoky jackfruit pizza! Shredded jackfruit, stretchy vegan mozzarella cheese and zesty onion make this one absolutely crave-worthy! Don’t skip this one for your vegan Superbowl food menu!
4. Spinach Artichoke Dip
Stretchy, melty, gooey spinach artichoke dip! Swoon!! Add this to your vegan superbowl menu ASAP! I swear your guests will never even guess that this one is vegan, let alone gluten free and oil free, too! The perfect appetizer!
5. Air Fryer Home Fries
Crispy, addictive, completely and utterly delicious home fries! These are not just for breakfast. These scrumptious potatoes need to be enjoyed any time, any day!
6. Walnut Cheese Dip
A truly incredible, cheesy dip for dunking all the things! Rich and flavourful, but only 5 ingredients and 5 minutes needed! Perfect for your vegan Superbowl food needs.
7. Mac & Cheese
A simple, creamy and delicious Instant Pot vegan mac and cheese that will have everyone wanting seconds! It’s cheesy, it’s EASY and comes together in no time at all! A true comfort food win.
8. Dill Pickle Dip
Ready in just 5 minutes from start to finish! This dill-icious dip is so tasty and LOADED with dill pickle flavour! If you want a low fat dip option for game day, this recipe is the answer! No one will ever guess that the main ingredient is BEANS! A fabulous appetizer!
9. Sweet & Spicy Plantain Chips
Crispy plantain chips with hints of sweetness and spice are incredibly delicious and addictive! A healthier spin on potato chips, but equally tasty. Make a double batch or expect these to be gone in no time! Naturally gluten free and oil free too!
10. Venezuelan Guasacaca
It may share some common ingredients, but it’s NOT guacamole. Guasacaca is tangier, creamier and so good, it might just replace guacamole forever. Trust me, try it!
11. Cowboy Caviar
A wonderfully flavourful salad that doubles as a dip! So enjoy solo if you’re watching the waist line. But if it’s a cheat day, this is absolutely fabulous dunked with tortilla chips. It’s colourful, tangy, slightly sweet, hearty and bursting with freshness. Ready in 15 minutes!
12. Peanut Butter Hummus
Peanut butter lovers rejoice! Just think of this incredible dip as a cross between your favourite Thai peanut sauce combined with a creamy, luscious hummus that you’ll want to eat by the spoonful. Don’t miss this one as part of your vegan Superbowl food and appetizers.
13. Vegan Chicken Burgers
Crispy without the fried, moist and delicious without the chicken. Yes you need to try this one! So crazy good and a must have vegan game day recipe! Serve with sweet potato fries and don’t forget the mayo!
14. Spicy Cauliflower Cheese Sauce
Is it even a party without queso? Your favourite pub food has been transformed into a healthy dip that you can feel great about serving your guests. This spicy cheese sauce, AKA jalapeno popper dip is virtually fat free, yet super cheesy, and absolutely delicious. Makes enough to feed a crowd!
15. Lentil Veggie Nuggets
Perfect for dunking in your favourite sauces. They’re wholesome and delicious, and great for feeding a crowd. These nutritious little nuggets will be a welcomed healthy dish among the appetizer spread for game day.
16. Lentil Sloppy Joes
Grab some napkins and sink your teeth into these flavour bombs! Lentil sloppy joes are packed with delicious flavour, easy to make and perfect for feeding a crowd.
17. Buffalo Chickpea Meatballs by Watch Learn Eat
Perfect Superbowl food! You can also make them into a meal by serving them over rice or quinoa! Drizzle these chickpea balls with some vegan ranch or blue cheese dressing for the ultimate flavor combination.
18. Sweet & Spicy Salsa
A fun twist on your classic tomato salsa brings you this sweet and spicy version! Sweet ripe mango and heat from jalapeno come together in a well balanced bowl of absolute deliciousness. Use your favourite chips or crackers for dunking.
19. BBQ Sandwich by Cadry’s Kitchen
This hearty vegan BBQ sandwich is filled with saucy shredded Soy Curls that have been cooked in an air fryer or skillet. It is then topped with a mound of cool & crunchy coleslaw.
20. Easy Soft Pretzels by Wow It’s Veggie
These vegan soft pretzels are so easy and delicious! Make sure to make the vegan beer cheese too, to really make game day the best ever!
So, are you ready for game day? I know I am. If you’re not a football fan, just go for the appetizers and snacks!
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