30 Vegan Game Day Recipes

February 3, 2021

Vegan Party

By: Chris Petrellese 

With game day just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to round up our favorite snack and appetizer recipes to give you some inspiration. If we are being honest, food is the best part of the Super Bowl, at least in our opinion. Plus, even if Super Bowl Sunday has come on gone, these are still great recipes to enjoy anytime!

4-Ingredient Pesto Pinwheels

Learn how to make these easy, flaky, and delicious vegan pesto pinwheels with just 4 simple ingredients and about 20 minutes of your time! They are perfect for kids, parties, and even the pickiest of eaters.

close up photo of vegan pesto pinwheels on a white speckled plate

Jalapeño Popper Rolls

Swoon over snack time again and learn how to make these savory vegan Jalapeño Popper Rolls. They are simple to make and one of our favorite game day recipes.

white baking dish with vegan Jalapeño Popper Rolls

Easy 7-Layer Dip

Why make single layer dip when you can have a seven layer dip? This easy 7-layer dip is perfect for parties, family game night, and is a one of our favorite game day recipes.

side shot of vegan 7 layer dip in a glass pyrex dish with chips in a bowl and white towel

5-Ingredient French Bread Pizza

If you don’t have time to make pizza dough, this is the perfect alternative. This 5-ingredient french bread pizza comes together in just about 20 minutes. It’s crispy, melty, and can be customized to your liking!

Crispy Fiesta Potatoes (Taco Bell Copycat)

Make your own crispy fiesta potatoes at home! This simple, gluten-free recipe only requires 10 simple ingredients and is ready in under an hour.

overhead image of crispy fiesta potatoes in baking dish with spoon

Vegan Lumpiang Shanghai (Filipino Spring Rolls)

Learn how to make the perfect vegan lumpiang shanghai aka Filipino Spring Rolls. It has the same exact taste and texture as the authentic recipe, but it is made with 100% plant-based ingredients. Let’s get cookin’!

Vegan Big Mac Fries (aka McDonald’s Animal Style Fries)

Animal style fries are taken to a whole new level with this McDonald’s inspired Big Mac version! They are loaded with everything in the infamous dish– crumbled vegan burgers, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions, a melty cheese sauce, sesame seeds, and of course, a homemade Big Mac Sauce. Let’s get cooking!

close up of Vegan Big Mac Fries (aka McDonald's Animal Style Fries) with a blue towel and beer

Vegan KFC Fried Chicken (Copycat)

Learn how to turn tofu into the crispiest, most flavor-packed vegan fried chicken you’ve ever had. This Vegan KFC Fried Chicken recipe will blow the minds of anyone who tries it.

straight forward image of vegan KFC fried chicken in bowl on white background

Stuffed Vegan Jalapeño Popper Burgers

Today we are cooking up some stuffed vegan jalapeño popper burgers. These decadent burgers are oozing with vegan cheese, cream cheese, jalapeños, and vegan bacon.

Straight forward image of stuffed jalapeño burgers on white background.

Easy Homemade Guacamole

Fresh is always best, right? Learn how to make fresh and delicious guacamole at home with this simple recipe that the whole family will love.

Chip getting dipped into guacamole by Sweet Simple Vegan

Baked Ranch Kale Chips (Gluten & Oil-Free)

Learn how to make crispy, flavor-packed and satisfying ranch kale chips at home in less than an hour. They’re the perfect healthy swap for store-bought chips!

Baked Vegan Ranch Kale Chips up close in a bowl by sweet simple vegan

Homemade Vegan Mozzarella Sticks

Just like the mozzarella sticks you enjoyed as a kid, except 100% vegan. These sticks are perfect for a party or game day snack. They’re soft and melty on the inside, perfectly crunchy on the outside and so dang good paired with marinara sauce. Are you ready for this?

Stretchy cheese in a mozzarella stick with marinara sauce

Kid-Friendly Baked Vegetable Tots

Tater tots taken to a whole new level. Not only do these tots have potatoes, but they are also loaded with zucchini, cauliflower, carrots, onions, and garlic! This recipe is kid-friendly and is the perfect way to pack more vegetables and nutrients into their diets.

Tater tots taken to a whole new level. Not only do these tots have potatoes, but they are also loaded with zucchini, cauliflower, carrots, onions, and garlic! This recipe is kid-friendly and is the perfect way to pack more vegetables and nutrients into their diets. #kid #kidfriendly #vegankids #hiddenvegetables #tatertots #veggietots #lunch #school #baked #healthy #vegan #sweetsimplevegan #snack #musttry #snackhack #nutritious

Kid-Friendly Vegan Chicken Nuggets

Vegan chicken nuggets of your dreams! Seriously, these are too good to be true.

Vegan chicken nuggets of your dreams! Seriously, these are too good to be true. Vegans, nonvegans and even kids will love these, trust us. They are crispy on the outside, moist on the inside, taste just like the real thing AND are cruelty-free. #vegan #crueltyfree #chickennuggets #snack #lunch #lunchbox #backtoschool #kidfriendly

Easy Vegan Black Bean Dip (Oil-free + 7-Ingredients)

The perfect way to use up leftover black beans! This black bean dip is easy to make, requires just 8 ingredients and is ready in under 10 minutes. Score!

Vegan Black Bean Dip Close Up

Vegan French Onion Dip

A creamy, flavor-packed and dairy-free french onion dip that is easy to make and perfect for the super bowl or any party that you will be heading to. It’s vegan, gluten-free and most importantly, delicious!

vegan french onion dip in a gray bowl covered in parsley with a potato chip dipped into it

Creamy Baked Onion Dip (Vegan + 9-Ingredients)

The ultimate party appetizer that is perfect for the holiday season. This creamy baked onion dip requires just 9 plant-based ingredients, is ready in about an hour and is great for vegans and non-vegans alike. Get ready for a melt-in-your-mouth good recipe.

Creamy Baked Onion Dip with Crackers

Vegan Street Corn Dip

An easy and flavor-packed Mexican street corn inspired dip that is ready in just 15-minutes. This recipe is loaded with corn, jalapeños, red onions and more, and will definitely be a hit at your next gathering!

Crispy Garlic and Herb Smashed Potatoes

Calling all potato lovers, these crispy garlic and herb smashed potatoes are about to change your life. Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, these smashed potatoes are garlicky and down-right delicious.

garlic and herb smashed potatoes on a platter with ketchup by sweet simple vegan

Easy One-Pot Vegan Mac and Cheese

Learn how to make the easiest creamy vegan mac and cheese with just one-pot and less than 30 minutes of your time! All of the flavors and feelings of childhood wrapped up into one easy-to-prepare dish that will make everyone in the family happy. It doesn’t get much better than that.

a close up of vegan mac and cheese in a white bowl with a fork

Creamy One-Pot Taco Pasta (30-Minutes)

Did someone say Creamy One-Pot Taco Pasta? This perfect game day recipe is simple and hearty, It uses just one-pot and 30 minutes of your time.

Lentil & Walnut Taco Meat

Learn how to make this simple and delicious lentil and walnut taco meat. It’s a delicious vegan, gluten-free and soy-free alternative to traditional taco meat, still filled with the same familiar flavors and textures that we all love, but without the meat. It’s perfect for tacos, salads, and more. 

overhead image of lentil walnut tacos loaded with fixings on white speckled plate

Skillet Biscuit Pot Pie

Learn how to make this delicious skillet biscuit pot pie in 30 minutes or less. This is a simple recipe the whole family will love!

overhead image of skillet biscuit pot pie being scooped with spoon

Potato & Bean Quesadillas

Learn how to make these simple and delicious potato and bean quesadillas with just a few simple ingredients. This recipe is perfect for both kids and adults alike and SO easy to make!

overhead image of potato & bean quesadillas in tray with salsa and guacamole

5-Minute Creamy Lentil Hummus

Learn how to make the CREAMIEST lentil hummus with just 6 simple ingredients and 5 minutes of your time!

5 minute lentil hummus by sweet simple vegan

Easy Vegan Cheese Fondue (Ready in 10-Minutes)

The easiest vegan cheese fondue that requires one pot and about 10 minutes of your time! It’s a perfect game day recipe or for date night.

A photo of bread being dipped into vegan cheese fondue in a white pot surrounded by dippers by sweet simple vegan

Baked Mushroom & Potato Taquitos

These crispy baked taquitos are filled with a mixture of homemade mushroom walnut taco meat, mashed potatoes and vegan cream cheese. They are easy to make, packed with flavor, and perfect for your next party! Plus, they are vegan and gluten-free!

a plate of mushroom potato taquitos with vegan sour cream, pico de gallo, avocado and lime

One-Pot Vegan Hamburger Helper (Cheeseburger Pasta)

Hamburger Helper has never tasted so good! This homemade, vegan version is full-of-flavor, hearty, and down-right delicious. It’s simple to make and requires just one pot and about 30 minutes!

overhead image of skillet of one pot vegan hamburger helper with spoon

The Best Vegan Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Get ready for vegan gold my friends — really, you’re going to want to put this Vegan Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Sauce on everything. This is one of many must-try game day recipes!

Make The Best Vegan Chipotle Cheddar Cheese Sauce that is Healthy & Oil-free! #vegancheese #vegancheddar #healthycheese #cheesesauce #superbowl #cheddarcheese #oilfree #lowfat #healthy

Vegan Carne Asada Tacos (Gluten-Free)

Get ready to enjoy some classic carne asada tacos…made without the meat! This vegan version of the classic Mexican recipe is spot on to what I remember it to taste like growing up. It’s full of flavor, easy to make and packed with plant-protein!

Vegan carne asada tacos with cilantro and onions by Sweet Simple Vegan

Make sure you tag us on Instagram @sweetsimplevegan and @consciouschris and hashtag #sweetsimplevegan if you recreate any of our recipes, we love to see your photos!

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  1. Eli says:

    Damn ?? Thanks y’all. This all looks amazing, can’t wait to try some out!! And by some I mean all!

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