Missing going out to the bar? You can try to recreate the experience at home. Grab your favorite beverage, dim the lights, and put on good music (and maybe a little background noise from YouTube!) But, don’t settle for just a boring bowl of peanuts or store-bought chips! Bar food is a must! We’ve got you covered with these delicious vegan bar food recipes.
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1. Buffalo Seitan ‘Wings’
Source: Buffalo Seitan ‘Wings’
You can’t have a party without vegan buffalo wings! These seitan wings are perfectly spicy and sure to be the star of the show. Cauliflower wings are fun, but these vegan buffalo wings are made from seitan, which gives them a meaty texture. Frying them gives the wings a beautifully crispy skin that you can drench in as much or as little spicy Buffalo sauce as your heart desires. Pair these vegan seitan buffalo wings with fresh celery and dairy-free blue cheese dip! Everyone at the party will be obsessed with these Buffalo Seitan ‘Wings’ by Melanie Sorrentino!
2. Grilled Barbecue Tempeh Slider With Kale Slaw
The perfect addition to any backyard barbecue or a quick dinner for a night in, these Grilled Barbecue Tempeh Slider With Kale Slaw by Margaret Chapman are flavorful and easy to make. Grilled, barbecue sauce-covered tempeh is served on a toasty bun with a delicious kale, red cabbage, and carrot slaw. Serve with all the fixings for a perfect barbecue dinner, like corn on the cob, baked beans, or a side of fries.
3. Mozzarella Sticks With Homemade Red Sauce
4. Jalapeño Poppers With Peanut Sauce
These Jalapeño Poppers With Peanut Sauce by Anett Velsberg are definitely a party favorite. There is something about the combination of spicy jalapeño, melty, gooey cheese, and an uber flavorful sauce that makes these little bites so satisfying. They’re also super fun to make which is always a plus.
5. Pinto Bean and Greens Quesadilla
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A Pinto Bean and Greens Quesadilla by Planted and Picked is sure to be a family favorite. Full of plant-based whole foods nutrition in one package! They can also be prepared in advance and refrigerated for a quick meal on a week-day.
6. Sriracha Sweet Potato Chips
Source: Sriracha Sweet Potato Chips
Crispy, zesty, and just the right amount of spicy – these Sriracha Sweet Potato Chips by Cruelty Free Family are delicious! In this recipe, sweet potato is sliced into thin rounds, doused in coconut oil, drizzled in Sriracha, and then finally baked until crispy. Make a big batch, these are gonna go fast.
7. Adobong Mani: Filipino Garlic Fried Peanuts
Adobong mani is a Filipino street food that is considered to be a major source of nutrients and energy. Not only is it irresistibly delicious, but super simple to make too! You only need 15 minutes and 4 easy-to-access ingredients to cook up this Adobong Mani: Filipino Garlic Fried Peanuts by Mike Benayoun!
8. Loaded BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Nachos
Here’s a snack that’s going to disappear in an instant. This awesome plate is made from layers of tortilla chips, topped with BBQ jackfruit, black beans, chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions, and pickled jalapeños. Then, it’s drizzled with creamy cashew nacho cheese sauce and the whole process is repeated again. The nachos are then baked in the oven to warm them and topped with ripe avocado, tomatoes, and fresh herbs. You are going to love Rachael Hutchings‘ Loaded BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Nachos!
9. Fried Olives Stuffed With Garlic
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10. Spinach Artichoke Dip
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This vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip by Hannah Sunderani is cheesy, creamy, and savory. Share when entertaining to really impress a crowd. You can serve it with toasted baguettes, nacho chips, or gluten-free crackers.
11. Potato Skins with Tempeh Bacon and Cashew Sour Cream
Vegan crispy potato skins topped with tempeh bacon crumbles, vegan cheese, and cashew sour cream. Can you say snacking perfection? These Potato Skins with Tempeh Bacon and Cashew Sour Cream by Allie Penner are amazing!
12. Beer Battered Onion Rings
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Honestly, these vegan Beer Battered Onion Rings by Ashley Hankins are so delicious, you don’t even need a sauce, but who doesn’t want some ranch? These vegan beer-battered onion rings are paired with a vegan jalapeño ranch dressing that is perfectly spicy and tangy.
13. Everything Bagel Pigs In A Blanket
What’s fab about this vegan version?! Everything! They are quick, easy, fairly affordable, involve minimal ingredients, you can switch up the sauce, you can find store-bought pastry dough everywhere, they pack more flavor with the seasoning, the sauce pairs perfectly, the dough is light and crispy versus crescent rolls, etc, they are good for every season, can easily be made in bulk, great for entertaining, and perfect for game day eats!! Want to minimize the ready-made products?! You can make carrot dogs instead!! You have to try Gabrielle St. Claire‘s Everything Bagel Pigs In A Blanket!
14. Beer Cheese with Pretzels
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15. Deep Dish Pizza
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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