February has just arrived and that means it’s time for the Super Bowl (and the Puppy Bowl). Millions of people will be gathering to watch the big game (and puppies!) and that means it’s also time to start planning the festivities. Whether you’re hosting a big party or you’re just having a few friends over to watch, you’ll need a menu of fun food and munchies. For party hosting tips, see How to Plan a Winning Vegan Super Bowl Party.
Super Bowl food should be easy to eat since people have to juggle their plates, drinks, and phones and will be jumping up and down cheering on their team (…or puppies!). You need food that’s fun, familiar, and festive and we have the recipes. Check out 16 Vegan Snacks and Finger Foods for Super Bowl Sunday, 25 Vegan Comfort Foods for The Ultimate Super Bowl Party, and 7 Super Vegan Sandwiches for the Super Bowl. We have even more winning recipes to share with you. With these 30 amazing, mouthwatering and easy recipes, you’ll definitely score a touchdown with your friends.
1. 3-Ingredient Mini Hasselback Fries
You’ll be watching the running back but eating the Hasselback – it’s time to break out the deep-fryer! These Mini Hasselback Fries are so decadent and impressive that nobody would guess how easy they actually are to make. You can serve them with any type of dip you like, too – they’re tasty with everything!
2. BBQ Black Bean Ball Sliders on Homemade Rolls
Sliders are perfect for parties – they’re small, easy to eat and you can eat more than one guilt-free. These BBQ Black Bean Ball Sliders on Homemade Rolls are meaty and flavorful with tangy barbecue sauce. The rolls are fluffy, light, soft, and pillowy — in other words, they’re perfect. Toast them up before serving and enjoy.
3. Garlicky Kale and Creamy Avocado Dip
This Garlicky Kale and Creamy Avocado Dip is as green as a football field and perfect for your party. The kale is sautéed with garlic, then blended up with avocado to create the perfect balance of textures. Serve this dip with pita chips, raw vegetables, and bread – or use it as a sandwich spread!
4. Shiitake Mushroom Soft Tacos
Tacos are the perfect handheld foods. These Shiitake Mushroom Soft Tacos are flavored with homemade salsa verde, cilantro, lime, creamy avocado, and jalapeños for a little kick. They are light, healthy, and totally delicious!
5. Baked Ziti Pizza
Life is filled with tough choices, but choosing between two favorite dishes should not be one of them. If you love pizza and you love baked ziti, why not try them together? This Baked Ziti Pizza combines all the goodness of baked ziti with the convenience of a crispy pizza crust! Try making this for your Super Bowl party, we guarantee that it won’t last long.
6. The Perfect Game Day Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
This Roasted Red Pepper Hummus needs to be part of your game day appetizer spread. Roasted red peppers add the perfect touch of sweetness to give this hummus a major flavor impact. If there are any leftovers, it’s also great as a spread on wraps and sandwiches — but it probably won’t last. Score!
7. Three Bean Sweet Potato Chili
Chili is great for Game Day! It’s warm, satisfying and easy to make in big batches. This smoky, spicy Three Bean Sweet Potato Chili has just a hint of sweetness thanks to the sweet potatoes. With three different varieties of beans, it’s hearty and filling — the perfect meal for cold weather. Serve this with crunchy tortilla chips or cool and creamy guacamole!
8. Fudgy Coffee Brownies
Desserts that can be pre-cut into individual portions and eating without utensils are just what you want for a party. These Fudgy Coffee Brownies are amazing. They’re dense, fudgy, and decadent, with a classy touch of coffee. If you didn’t know any better, you’d mistake them for fudge. Best. Mistake. Ever.
9. Pomegranate Peanut Flour Cookies with Chocolate Drizzle
Got gluten-free guests? No problem! These Pomegranate Peanut Flour Cookies with Chocolate Drizzle are made with ground-up peanuts and flaxseed so there’s no gluten involved. These cookies are a combination of tart pomegranate seeds, sweetened peanut butter, and a heavenly homemade chocolate drizzle all over the tops.
10. The Ultimate Guacamole
There’s guacamole and then there’s The Ultimate Guacamole. Creamy avocado, red onion, tomatoes, and spices make this the best recipe for guacamole you’ll ever make. Serve this amazing guac with pita chips and fresh vegetables or enjoy in wrap form. With such delicious flavors and versatility, the possibilities are endless!
11. Veggie Rolls with Avocado Hummus
Line up these Veggie Rolls with Avocado Hummus on the platter like football players waiting for the snap. These unique vegetable rolls are crunchy, colorful, and delicious thanks to a variety of fresh produce! The creamy avocado hummus is also delicious for dipping and snacking so double that part of the recipe. These are the perfect addition to any party platter!
12. Cookie Dough Pops
Everyone loves food on a stick! These Cookie Dough Pops are so cute and so good. Coated in a rich chocolate shell, these bite-sized treats will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. Serve these at your party and watch them disappear.
13. Lemon Mini Cheesecakes
No more asking if your guests want a big slice or a smaller slice. These Lemon Mini Cheesecakes come in just one size: size perfect. These are smooth and rich, with just hint of refreshing tartness from the lemons and a gluten-free crust. We’ll take one in size yummy!
14. Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Parsley Cashew Dip
A little bit of spice and a little bit of sweet equals a whole lot of delicious. These crispy and tender Sweet Potato Fries are delicately seasoned with an Indian-inspired spice blend. Serve them along with the creamy parsley cashew dip for a fun and yummy finger food.
15. Freezable Cheesy Chickpea Burritos
There’s a lot to do on Game Day so make it easier for yourself by making these Freezable Cheesy Chickpea Burritos in advance. The sautéed onions and seasoned chickpeas in this recipe create the perfect texture to pair with spinach in cheesy cashew sauce. Wrap it all up in a whole grain tortilla that gets crispy and warm when baked – yum!
16. Pesto Twist
Serve an appetizer with a twist … a Pesto Twist. This beautiful braided bread with fresh cashew-basil pesto will be a new family staple! Its soft and doughy texture makes it ideal for soaking up lots of tomato sauce, making it the perfect bread for pasta night, party night or any night.
17. Asian Portobello Sandwich with Wasabi Mayo
At football parties, big sandwiches are required (it’s in the rule book). This Asian Portobello Sandwich with Wasabi Mayo is loaded with tons of vegetables and marinated Portobello mushrooms. It’s garnished with the perfect condiments, like Sriracha, and served with cool cilantro and homemade wasabi mayonnaise. Make a few of these and cut them into individual portions for easy serving.
18. Crispy Tofu Turmeric Nuggets
Nuggets are fun, dip-able finger foods. These Crispy Turmeric Tofu Nuggets are easy to make too. Made with brown rice flour, these are also gluten-free if you use gluten-free tamari. Set out a bunch of nuggets with a few dipping choices and everyone will be rushing to the table.
19. The Perfect Vegetable Pesto Pizza
Drumroll, please! Presenting The Perfect Vegetable Pesto Pizza made with homemade pesto, crust, and everything! Whether it’s the effortlessness of the recipe, the pizza’s colorful appearance, or the flavors from the variety of fresh produce and homemade pesto, there are so many reasons to make this pizza! It can be made in advance and frozen so you’ll have it ready on Game Day with minimal effort.
20. Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Almonds
These Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Almonds are the perfect savory snack! Fresh rosemary and garlic are oven-roasted alongside almonds, resulting in crunchy herbs that make this snack even harder to resist. Not only are they great snacks when you’re on-the-go, but they’re also perfect for parties. Everyone will go nuts for them!
21. Sweet Potato Pie Tartlets
These Sweet Potato Pie Tartlets are so adorable and one size fits everybody! On a sweet pecan crust sits a smooth sweet potato filling that tastes just like caramel and sweet molasses brings a rich depth-of-flavor to these little tartlets. Topped with cool coconut whipped cream and freshly grated lemon zest, these are the perfect treats to serve at a casual party.
22. Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos
Say hello to the best nachos you’ll ever have! These Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos have crispy baked sweet potatoes loaded with black beans and all kinds of goodies. These nachos will knock all other loaded nachos out of the park. This just has to be part of your Game Day snack spread. Hello, nachos!
23. Key Lime Sparkle Cookies
These beautiful, buttery Key Lime Sparkle Sugar Cookies are sweet and tart — just like their namesake pie. Topped with a white glaze and sprinkled with sparkly sugar, they look like the perfect winter cookie. Fresh limes make all the difference in the world, so if you can use them, you absolutely must!
24. Cheesy Potato Skins with Coconut Bacon
These Cheesy Potato Skins with Coconut Bacon are the perfect Super Bowl snack! Crispy oven-baked potato skins are loaded with cheesy sauce, smoky coconut bacon, and topped with additional goodies. Make sure you double up on this for your guests, because they definitely won’t last long.
25. Raw Peanut Butter Cheesecake
Studies show that ten out of ten people love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate. Okay, we made that up but it’s probably close. This Raw Peanut Butter Cheesecake is unlike any other cheesecake you’ve tried. This one has a crust made of pecans and a creamy peanut butter filling – plus a chocolate coating. This decadent cake is for the chocolate and peanut butter lovers and is sure to impress anyone and everyone!
26. Chocolate Chunk Blondies
These Chocolate Chunk Blondies are completely redefining what we think of as an indulgent treat. With their unique texture and flavor, you won’t believe they’re gluten-free or low-sugar! Throw some chocolate chips in the mix and you’ve got yourself a dessert that’ll please everyone. Touchdown!
27. Chickpea Fondue
Parties call for fun experiences like dipping food on sticks into a rich, thick fondue. In this Chickpea Fondue, chickpeas take center stage, creating the silky smooth texture for the ooey-gooey dish you know and love. Serve with raw veggies, chunks of vegan cheese, cubes of bread, and fresh fruit. Fondue is fun-due!
28. Smoky Butternut Squash Mac n’ Cheese
Casseroles are great dishes for parties because one dish can feed a crowd. This Smoky Butternut Squash Mac n’ Cheese takes butternut squash and turns it into a creamy, cheesy sauce. A bit of smokiness added to the sauce transforms it and takes it to the next level. This is a party pleaser!
29. #5under5: Black Sesame Pretzel-Crusted Cheddar Cheese Ball
Cheese balls are always a hit at parties and this Black Sesame Pretzel-Crusted Cheddar Cheese Ball will be the hit of your Super Bowl party. The black sesame seeds contrast so beautifully with the sharp orange cheddar, and the taste is just as tangy, creamy, and cheesy as any dairy cheese you’ll find. And can you believe that it’s made with only five ingredients for under $5.00? Total win!
30. Hearts of Palm Crab Dip
Hearts of palm provide an unmistakable texture for this Hearts of Palm Crab Dip while a mixture of homemade sauces recreates the flavors of seafood. Serve with chips or crackers at your Super Bowl party and we guarantee that this dip will score big!
With these amazing winning recipes, you’ll be doing a victory dance even if your favorite team loses the big game. This is a Super Bowl (or Puppy Bowl) Party menu that’s a touchdown!
By the way, check out our Ultimate List of Super Bowl Party Recipes!
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