Super Bowl parties are known for their awesome snacks and foods as well as for the sports element. Appetizers and party platters as far as the eye can see! An essential party appetizer for the super bowl is cheesy dips, and we are here to provide you with plant-based options that will have every guest focusing more on the food than on football. Check them out on our Food Monster App!

1. Green Chili Cashew Queso

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This ooey-gooey, scoopable, rich, and delicious Green Chili Cashew Queso from Wicked Healthy is made from of cashews, butternut squash, miso, and a few other easy-to-find ingredients. Butternut squash gives the queso a silky texture and the oh-so-queso-ey color. Not only is it a great dip, but it can also be used over baked potatoes, chili, tacos, and avocados!

2. Caramelized Onion Cheese Dip With Shiitake Bacon

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Looking for an appetizer that’ll blow everyone away? Sweet and savory caramelized onions and smoky Shiitake bacon top this amazing, gooey cheese dip. Serve with crispy toast to add crunch factor and you’ve got everything you need for the perfect party snack. Check out this Caramelized Onion Cheese Dip With Shiitake Bacon from Gabrielle St. Claire!

3. Baked Chèvre Cheese Dip

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Chèvre is the French term for goat or goat cheese. While this Baked Chevre Cheese Dip recipe from Zsu Dever contains no goat cheese, it is not your ordinary dip; it’s funky and creamy and unique, just like goat cheese is, thanks to fermented tofu. Serve it warm with potatoes, crackers, or vegetables for dipping.

4. Stretchy Potato Cheese

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Stretchy, gooey, dairy-free cheese … made with potatoes? While most melty, stretchy vegan cheese is made from cashews, this genius Stretchy Potato Cheese recipe from Alicja Rokicka makes the magic happen with just veggies! A simple cheese that goes great on sandwiches and pizza or that can be used as a dip!

5. Cashew and Salsa Queso Dip

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This Cashew and Salsa Queso Dip from Robin Runner is perfect for game day or whenever you’re craving something cheesy, but without the dairy! The blend of cashews, salsa, and spices makes this dip extra zesty, and ready for your chips and veggies.

6. ‘Vegveeta’ Cheese Dip

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This warm ‘Vegveeta’ Cheese Dip from Dreena Burton has a mild flavor that can be used to accompany many foods… and also combines very well with salsa to mimic the velveeta/salsa dip from years ago. I make this without nutritional yeast, but if you like it, feel free to add in the nooch!

6. Potato Onion Cheese Spread

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Try this unique and fun way to use a potato: as a spread! If potatoes on bread seem strange, you should just try it. This Potato Onion Cheese Spread from Claudia Luger-Bazinger is super creamy. Incidentally, it tastes best on bread with a crispy crust.

8. Nut-Free Nacho Dip

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This is a savory, spicy, and creamy, cashew-less nacho dip sauce. It is super easy to make and will impress your friends and family at your next gathering! Check out this Nut-Free Nacho Dip from Mireille Aikman!

9. Green Chili Nacho Cheese Sauce

Green Chile Nacho Cheese Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Is it a dip … a sauce … a condiment? Whatever you end up calling it, this Green Chili Nacho Cheese Sauce from Sara Hohn is incredibly versatile. Dip raw veggies or chips in it. Drizzle it warmed on top of steamed broccoli, cauliflower, or a medley of roasted vegetables. This recipe would make a great cheezy pasta sauce, tossed with cooked macaroni, topped with bread crumbs and baked until crispy. Got some left over? You could also try it on pizza, burritos, or gooped onto a burger or tofu dog. No idea is a bad one with this sauce.

10. Chickpea Fondue

Creamy and Cheesy Nut-Free Chickpea Fondue [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Fondue is more than just food, it’s a whole dining experience. In this Chickpea Fondue from Sara Hohn, chickpeas take main stage, creating the silky smooth texture for the ooey-gooey dish you know and love. It’s loaded with roasted peppers, warm spices, and nutritional yeast for cheesiness.

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