35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes — Healthy & Oil-Free!

February 4, 2017

Appetizers and Sides

By: Jasmine Briones 

It’s that time of year again– The Super Bowl is just a few days away and all that you are expecting to see that day are greasy, fried and unhealthy foods. Let’s try to change that this year, and actually have you feeling good during and after the party!35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! sweetsimplevegan.com

I know I know, healthy is boring, right? WRONG, I promise 🙂 I rounded up the best of the best, mouthwatering, flavor packed and guilt-free recipes that would be perfect for you to bring to a party and impress a crowd.

AND not only are these recipes vegan, they are also oil-free and made mostly of whole food ingredients, woot woot!

Dips:

Cream Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip by Sweet Simple Vegan (that’s me!)Cream Cheese Spinach & Artichoke Dip {oil-free with gluten-free option} sweetsimplevegan.comThis is one of those YOU HAVE TO TRY THIS type recipes. It is perfect for parties, holidays, wild Friday nights in…anytime you can make an excuse to make it, it’s perfect for.

Red Lentil Nacho Dip by Strength & SunshineRed Lentil Nacho Dip | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comEven if your team doesn’t win this weekend, at least you have a winning dip. We all know the food is what matters at these events anyway!

Low-Fat Vegan “Cheeze” Dip from VegannieLow Fat Vegan Cheese Dip | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comA low-fat vegan cheeze dip that is super creamy and decadent without the added guilt.

7 Layer Mexican Dip by Minimalist Baker7 Layer Mexican Dip | | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comMake this dip for neighbors, friends, family or just yourself, whether it’s game day or not. You will love the creamy texture, serious cheesiness, fluffy guac and perfect crunch from the veggies. Chips required, obviously.

TIP: Trader Joe’s sells oil-free refried beans perfect for this!

Black Bean Dip by Garlic and ZestBlack Bean Dip | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.com
Best of all, there’s no cooking involved.  Just a little chopping and assembly. Easy! After all, wouldn’t you rather spend your long weekend relaxing?

Curried Tahini & Potato Dip by Sweet Simple Vegan (that’s me!)Curried Tahini & Potato Dip {oil-free} | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comA party dip to impress because it has such a unique and sophisticated flavor! Think curry + hummus, and you have yourself this dip!

Vegan Cauliflower Queso in the Instant Pot by Tasting PageVegan Cauliflower Queso in the Instant Pot | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comYour party platter just got that much healthier, without sacrificing any delicious taste!

Peach & Black Bean Salsa by Cadry’s KitchenPeach & Black Bean Salsa | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comThis peach & black bean salsa is screaming for a place at your table with its savory/sweet combination. The juicy fruit is sprinkled with cumin, chili powder, and cayenne for a little kick of heat.

Spicy Oil-Free Mexican Hummus by VeganositySpicy Oil-Free Mexican Hummus | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comIf you love spicy food, and you love hummus, you’re going to LOVE this recipe– the best of both worlds in one flavorful, healthy, and easy to make dip.

Spicy Black Bean Guacamole by Tasting PageSpicy Black Bean Guacamole | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comThere’s nothing like guacamole, especially when it is spruced up with black beans for more protein and substance, and a kick of spice!

Super Bowl Snacktime: Squash Queso Dip by Vegan Yack AttackSuper Bowl Snacktime: Squash Queso Dip | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.com
A chickpea squash dip with a Mexican flair from the cilantro and jalapeños.

Vegan Chili Con Queso Dip by Veggies Don’t BiteChili Con Queso | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comWhole foods are the base of this recipe–I’m talking veggies, beans, nuts…so you can sit and eat the whole thing without regret. Well, you may have regret that you ate it all and have none left over, but that’s your fault for not making a double batch ?

Thai Green Curry Mango Chickpea Dip by Contentedness CookingThai Green Curry Mango Dip | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comThis Thai Green Curry Mango Chickpea Dip is so light and refreshing, it goes so well with so many things. Just think about sweet potato chips, veggie sticks, fresh homemade bread, and so many more.

30 Second Hummus by Contentedness Cooking30 Second Hummus | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comCan you imagine you only need 30 seconds? And it tastes fantastic, vegan, gluten free, oil free.

Finger Foods

Eggplant Meatballs by Sweet Simple Vegan (that’s me!)Vegan Eggplant Meatballs {oil-free} | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comA hearty and savory flavor-explosion, and definitely THE must make recipe when you need to impress a crowd.

Serve on a toothpick with a drizzle or side of marinara!

Spicy Spiralized Sweet Potato Fries by Strength & SunshineSpicy Spiralized Sweet Potato Fries | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comTake your fries to a whole new level. These spiralized and baked fries are the ultimate crispy aPLUS gluten-free, vegan, and paleo, perfect to make your super bowl celebration livelier!

Baked Potato Nachos from Fried DandelionsBaked Potato Nachos | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comInstead of chips, this recipe uses small potatoes that are boiled, smashed, and then baked until were crispy– Load loaded them up as if they were nachos, and the crowd will be screaming for more!

Roasted Cauliflower Bites with Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce by Fat Free VeganRoasted Cauliflower Bites with Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.com
If you’re looking for a snack that you can eat without guilt while all of your friends and family are stuffing their faces with chips and guacamole, this is the treat for you.

Deviled Potatoes w/ Cashew Mustard Filling by Conscious ChrisDeviled Potatoes | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.com
Who needs eggs with all of the creative (and more delicious) alternatives that exist?

Cashew and Herb Stuffed Mushrooms by Delightful VegansCashew & Herbed Stuffed Mushrooms | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comThere’s something really comforting about stuffed mushrooms. Perhaps it is the way they sit displaying all the goodness tucked away in a tender shell or maybe it’s the colour and scent of the mushroom combining itself eloquently with the goodness inside?

Crispy Tofu Dippers byCrispy Tofu Dippers | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comYou guys: once you cook tofu like this, you’ll never want it any other way.

Spicy Baked Breaded Cauliflower Bites with Celery Ranch by Vegan RichaSpicy Baked Breaded Cauliflower bites with Celery Ranch | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comCrusted with just salt and pepper, some spices, or battered and crisped up with breadcrumbs. These super spicy breaded cauliflower bites will be on fire at your superbowl party!

Baked Cornmeal & Pepita Crusted Onion Rings by Veggies Don’t BiteBaked Cornmeal & Pepita Crusted Onion Rings | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comCrispy, crunchy and full of flavor! These onion rings are a healthy baked oil free version of an all-time favorite. Coating and onion become one melt in your mouth treat!

Sun Dried Tomato Jalapeño Cornbread Bites by Conscious ChrisSun Dried Tomato Jalapeño Cornbread | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comInstead of doing something traditional, why not spice things up with some Mexican flare?

Jackfruit Taquitos by The Mostly VeganJackfruit Taquitos | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comThe contrast in texture of the crispy corn tortillas with the smoky and savory jackfruit filling is truly reminiscent of a shredded beef taquito. Crazy, but true.

NOTE: The oil in the filling of this recipe can be subbed out for vegetable broth and I would avoid spraying the tortillas with cooking oil entirely to make it a healthier oil-free dish!

Cheese & Onion Roasted Chickpeas by A Virtual VeganVegan Cheese & Onion Roasted Chickpeas | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comThe perfect savoury snack, soup or salad topper, but just a warning, once you start eating them you just can’t stop!

Loaded Taco Fries with Lime Crema by A Virtual VeganLoaded Taco Fries with Lime Crema | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comWhat’s not to love about an obscenely large pile of Loaded Taco Fries with a generous drizzle of Lime Crema? Especially when they are healthy, oil-free & ‘bury your face in them’ delicious……

Superfood Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms by Contentedness CookingSuperfood Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comDelicious food for the soul and many wonders for your body, could it be any better? These vegan appetizers are hearty, satisfying, flavorful and just so much fun to eat.

Ginger Rosemary Parsnip Fries by Plant Based RecipeGinger Rosemary Parsnip Fries | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comA unique twist on a classic fry, and an easy way to get more of a variety of veggies in!

BBQ Beet Fries by Strength & SunshineBBQ Beet Fries | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comStepping away from the traditional potato, you MUST make room for this super veggie showstopper on your plate.

Loaded Potato Skins by Green EviLoaded Potato Skins | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comThese simple, easy and budget friendly potato skins make a delicious finger food for game day.

Spicy Bean Balls w/ Kale by Green EviSpicy Bean Balls w/ Kale | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comThe perfect pick-me-up snack when you crave something simple and savory, but healthy.

Entrees

Vegan Taco Salad Cups by Feasting on FruitTaco Cups | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comWith crunchy homemade corn cups, romaine lettuce, veggie ‘meat’, toppings, and a sprig of cilantro, these little cups are an abundance of flavorful veggies all in a one hand-held package

Pita Pizzas by Green Evi Pita Pizzas | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comIf you have never come across pita pizzas before, your life is about to change.

Butternut Squash Mac N Cheese by Karl CooksButternut Squash Mac N Cheese | 35 Vegan Super Bowl Recipes -- Healthy & Oil-Free! | sweetsimplevegan.comKid-approved and omnivore-approved. So next time you find yourself with a surplus of butternut squash and a shortage on time, whip this up, I promise you will love it.

Meatless Taco Chili by Veggie Inspired JourneyMeatless Taco ChiliAn easy, high protein, high fiber, full of flavor, meatless dish perfect for game day!

 

I tried to include a little bit of everything depending on what you are in the mood for, and I hope that you are able to try some of these out and let me know what you think. I am not a really a sports gal (I honestly have no clue who is even playing!), but I just hope you have a great Sunday with great food and great company.

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  1. Allison Rodriguez says:

    Oh man, all of these look insane! Trying them all! 😉

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