Searching for some different and delicious vegan appetizer recipes to make this weekend more special?
Here, we’ve got some of the best and easy vegan appetizer ideas and recipes for your plant-based food journey that is tasty, filling, and kid-friendly too.
These luscious and flavorful budget-friendly vegan party food ideas are tasty and satiating.
Also See: Healthy Vegan Snack Ideas
Some of these easy make-ahead vegan appetizers are perfect for Christmas or Thanksgiving party celebrations and a few are the best vegan gluten-free appetizers for special ones.
These unique recipes are curated from the easily available vegan ingredients but each of them brings out the best delicacy version.
Also See: High Protein Vegan Meals
You can also include these tasty appetizers in your weight loss meal plan and serve yourself low-carb plant-based nutritious dishes.
Fix your snack attacks with these plant-based vegan appetizer recipes!
1. Vegan Spinach Pizza Rolls
You must be wondering how can pizza be healthy. But that’s the secret here my friend.
This healthy gluten-free recipe for a vegan pizza is keto friendly also.
Serving you with just the right amount of nutrition these vegan pizza rolls just take 30 minutes to get ready.
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They are cheesy, full of green veggies, creamy, and flavorful.
These quick quirky bites are for those lazy days when I just want a quick vegan bite!
They go so well with my pocket and my guest’s appetite and bring me lots of compliments too.
So get up quickly and convert this boring day into a fun one.
2. CRISPY BBQ Cauliflower Wings
This baked cauliflower wings recipe is a healthy, yummy, and great vegan party appetizer.
Prepared in just a few minutes this BBQ recipe is a heart winner with basic simple ingredients.
Cauliflower really tastes super yummy when baked till crispy. This vegan starter can be served with a variety of sweet and spicy dips.
Also you can garnish them with some fresh herbs unloading their deliciousness and freshness.
3. Homemade Vegan Garlic Knots
Vegan garlic knots are a great budget-friendly vegan party food idea.
It’s an amazing starter to roll the party or can be served as a side dish as well.
You can also make it as an addition to pot-luck and serve them dipped in savory marinara sauce.
Loaded with cheesy deliciousness this plant-based protein-rich delicacy is perfect for hectic days.
Just make a box full of them and enjoy.
4. Vegan Burrito
Healthy, high in protein, and appetizing this recipe of quick-to-make vegan burritos are loaded with a variety of vegetables.
Fresh veggies like freshly chopped green lettuce, starchy rice or quinoa, black beans, guacamole, etc. also you can go as per your taste buds adding up here more veggies of your choice.
This vegan burrito recipe is so easy and quick to prepare also it fills your stomach in no time.
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This can be served as a side dish in lunch or dinner or as a complete meal with a salad.
Impress your guests with this lovely and wholesome delicacy.
5. Vegan Veggie Balls
Vegetables are the ultimate choice for vegans. But this delicious vegan veggie balls recipe will make you fall in love with them.
With your favorite veggies like corn, onion, potato, cabbage, carrot, and many more these colorful balls are wholesome and appetizing.
These can be the perfect vegan starter with a variety of sauces for your crazy parties. Being full of vegetables this dish is high in protein and vitamins.
Also, it is so flavorful that you can never get bored of being vegan.
This can also be served with fresh finger fries making it a complete meal for the little ones.
6. Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip
Being a budget-friendly vegan party food idea this spinach artichoke dip is super creamy and tasty.
Prepared with pureed cashew cream seasoned with yeast, spinach, garlic, shallots, salt, and pepper this is a real crowd gatherer.
This easy-to-make dish is Vegan, dairy-free, Paleo, and Whole30 friendly.
It will keep you warm on winter chilly Christmas night and will fill your heart with affection and satisfaction.
7. Sweet Potato Mini Samosas
Who doesn’t love having these cute little warm and flavorful samosas (Indian spring rolls) on weekend?
I’m telling you guys this is one of the best budget-friendly vegan party food ideas.
It’s every bite has got a crunchy crispy layer packed with delicious stuffing which has got uniquely different spices that melt in your mouth in no time and fills your heart with ecstasy.
This Indian Vegan Appetizer has worked like magic in my celebrations.
8. Zucchini Corn Fritters
These vegan zucchini corn fritters combine two summer favorites into an easy, delicious appetizer or side.
Crisp on the outside, soft inside, they’re flavor-packed little bites.
It is healthy, easy to make with only a few ingredients, and a great vegan snack for busy work or on the go.
This amazing and fancy recipe is a treat for vegetarians, and vegans who are always looking out for tasty dairy-free recipes!
9. Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms
An easy make-ahead vegan appetizer can be prepared by just stuffing the mushrooms with well-spiced filling and letting them roll over your party.
This vegan gluten-free appetizer is quick to make and is really healthy and nutritious as well.
This kid-friendly dish can be packed in boxes too and carried while traveling. So distribute tasty happiness guys.
10. Air Fryer Zucchini Chips
Wondering what to make out of that extra zucchini lying in the fridge? This is one of the best easy vegan appetizer finger foods recipes served with vegan basil aioli dip.
These tender yet crispy chips can be air fried or baked in the oven but they’ll bring to you a punch of flavors with crunchiness.
It’s really quick to make and potato with other vegetables brings out a starchy flavored bite.
You can also carry this easy-to-make vegan side dish in a box and can save them for later use.
Prepared in just 10 minutes this is a perfect side dish for an overwhelming meal.
11. Vegan Veggie Pinwheels
Loaded with fresh broccoli, carrots, mayonnaise, parsley, cream cheese, herbs, cheddar cheese, and spices this is one of the easy make-ahead vegan appetizers.
It surely sets well in a feast meal prep and fills the heart with its creaminess and cheesiness.
This recipe is a crowd gatherer and brings to you the finest amalgamation of these rich plant-based ingredients.
12. Chickpea Bruschetta with Sun-dried Tomatoes
This sun-dried tomato chickpea spread is loaded with Mediterranean flavors and has got the texture of rustic hummus.
The freshly grounded hummus provides it a creamy base with the touch of garlic and it tastes absolutely perfect and refreshing.
This vegan party appetizer is quick to make and can be a delicious summer snack or weeknight meal as well.
I’ve tried many hummus recipes but this pumpkin-based hummus is my absolute party winner.
This easy make-ahead vegan appetizer has a creamy texture with a savory taste and it goes well as a saucy dip with pita bread or roasted multigrain bread as well.
This healthy and nutritious recipe is the best Thanksgiving appetizer that will satiate you so well and fill your heart with happiness.
Cheers for this ultimate pumpkin-based delicacy guys !!
13. Texas Caviar
A bowl full of fresh juicy vegetables, cilantro, jalapeno, and zesty spices is all that you need for a breakfast meal.
This can be a vegan party appetizer that is gluten-free and budget-friendly as well.
High in plant-based protein and nourishment, this meal idea is perfect to have after intense body workouts and on light summer mornings.
I often make this hearty meal as a party snack or vegan side dish for my health-conscious family.
14. Vegan Dumplings
All the delicate and fluffy budget-friendly vegan party food ideas begin with tender dumplings.
There are so many recipes for different types of dumpling filling but this is the best one.
Simple, easy to make, and packed with fresh veggies this super satisfying recipe is a crowd-pleaser.
Just serve these mini dumplings with sweet and spicy soy sauce and I’m pretty sure they’ll make your day.
15. Vegan Mushroom Cream Cheese Wontons
Super creamy and cheesy this wonton recipe is one of the best and easy vegan appetizers and finger food ideas.
They are delicate yet flavorful and overloaded with cheese, sautéed mushrooms, shallots, parsley, and garlic.
Given a perfect appealing shape, this appetizer is the first to get over in my parties. Also at times, I make it as a kids-friendly recipe keeping the spices balanced.
Also, you can make it as an evening snack.
16. Vegan Cabbage Rolls
This is one of the best easy vegan appetizers finger foods which is packed with nutritious grains, lentils, and seasonings.
This filling can be prepared ahead of time and can be used while making rolls. Also, this is super healthy so can be included in a weight loss meal plan as well.
This is the best vegan appetizer and last-moment savior delicacy.
17. Vegan Caramelized Onion And Mushroom Tart
One of the best and easy make-ahead vegan appetizers is this savory tart recipe.
With the textured taste of caramelized onions, sautéed mushrooms with aromatic garlic, and veggies of your choice the crispy flaky base here brings here the best version of tarts.
My kids are not much into sweet tarts so I prepare this for them during Thanksgiving celebrations or their birthdays.
This healthier plant-based appetizer recipe is a vegan treat and can be stored for evening snacking!
18. Vegan Soft Pretzel Bites
This easy vegan appetizers finger food recipe is tender but delicious.
These vegan pretzel bites are small-sized to give you a punch of delicious taste in every bite.
These can be served with tea or coffee or with cinnamon sugar style garnishing or with any kind of dips.
I like to have these with spicy cheese sauce and stone ground mustard they definitely taste different.
19. Grilled Jalapeño Polenta Bites
This is a holiday special vegan party appetizer that is crispy, aromatic, and healthy.
Grilled polenta rounds with avocado salsa, veggies, herbs, and black beans are a way of nourishing your body and satiating your taste buds at the same time.
This pocket-friendly vegan snack is easy and quick to make.
Also, it’s a low-carb weight loss recipe as well. It will surely appetize you in no time.
20. Sun-Dried Tomato, Basil and Spinach Pinwheels
Everyone likes small-sized appetizers which satiate us with different delicacies.at the same time.
This perfectly sized vegan party appetizer is flavorsome and healthy.
Ready in just 15 minutes this dish is prepared from simple ingredients.
The rich taste of basil with juicy tomatoes and spinach will make you crave it more and more.
But it is so nutritious that you can have it again and again.
21. Vegan Buffalo Tofu Nuggets
With a crispy layer on the outside and a creamy taste inside this tofu nuggets recipe is an easy vegan appetizer finger food idea.
It is the most wanted delicacy of my new years’ celebration, as these nuggets taste so yummy with a vegan ranch dip.
They are perfect to impress someone with rich taste. Being a baked dish this recipe is healthy and reduces your cravings too.
22. Chickpea Shawarma Dip
One of the easy make-ahead vegan appetizers this shawarma dip recipe has high nutritional value as well as it is full of flavors.
It’s every bite makes me feel like heaven, so juicy and loaded with veggies it is super crunchy and refreshing to have with a glass of fresh juice.
Quick and healthy to make this lip-smacking plant-based dip goes well with wraps and salads.
You can of course drizzle down here all the sauces of your choice. It is one of my party superstars.
23. Air Fryer Kale Chips
Sometimes at high tea, I like to have a crispy and quick-to-make vegan snack.
These kale chips are so healthy and can be prepared with just a few plant-based ingredients.
Air-fried kale is the best use of leftover kale and is loved to be kids. It can be served with different creamy salads.
And they provide an alternative to those high-fat fried potato chips.
Just drizzling a bit of olive oil and sprinkling salt is the secret behind this delicious crisp appetizer.
This is a budget-friendly recipe so you can always serve it to large gatherings as a side dish.
You can store them for a day or two so prepare this highly nutritious and quick recipe ahead of time.
24. Chocolate Quinoa Crisps
This delicious, mouth-watering, and time-saving dessert treat recipe as I absolutely loved it.
Crispy yet delicate, yummy yet healthy these vegan, nutritious and not baked chocolate quinoa crisps are the perfect snacks to serve in high-tea.
Also, you can make a jar full of them for the upcoming holidays. And just have one or two after your intense body workout.
25. Vegetable Potato Fritters
Who doesn’t love fritters? Everyone does right? So why not make a crispy vegan version of fritters?
These are healthy, tasty, and nutritious as well. And it will be the best choice to serve them with spicy sriracha mayonnaise.
It’s really quick to make and potato with other vegetables brings out a starchy flavored bite.
With red lentils, this vegan snack recipe is packed with protein and really fulfilling.
Smoked red paprika makes them taste super good and flavorful and they can be served with apple sauce or with one of your choice.
26. Baked Zucchini Chips
Going vegan can sometimes make you feel stuck with tasty options.
But these low-carb and keto-friendly, dairy-free, baked zucchini chips are really easy to make and perfect for your vegan diet!
A low-calorie and tasty alternative to regular potato chips.
This healthier plant-based chips recipe is a vegan treat and can be stored for evening snacking!
It is healthy, easy to make with only a few ingredients and a great snack for busy work or on the go.
27. Easy Vegan Bruschetta
Bruschetta is the classic Italian appetizer or snack item!
This vegan bruschetta recipe is flavourful, delicious, and perfect for satiating your evening hunger pangs. It’s filling and healthy!
It is vegan, kid-friendly, comforting, and great for an evening break.
This easy vegan recipe is fast to make and features some simple ingredients like fresh tomatoes, balsamic, olive oil, and basil for the perfect Italian-inspired appetizer.
I often make all of these vegan tit-bits recipes and serve them with different kinds of dip each time. So I really hope you guys loved them too.
Now you don’t have to scratch your head every time pondering over what to eat. These recipes will make your day super productive and you’ll feel active and energetic as well.
But even if you follow a vegan lifestyle we have countless combinations of plant foods that can make up healthy and satisfying snacks that are nutritious, healthy, and tasty!
These delicious vegan snacks and appetizers are perfect on-the-go options for vegans and vegetarians who need plant-based food options.
The linked recipes have step-by-step instructions and pictures. Follow along and make your own.
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