11 Plant-Based Recipes for Your Super Bowl Party

Whether you are a huge football fan or you’re just happy to have an excuse to get together with friends and family, the Super Bowl is near and it’s time to decide on what to serve at your party. We’ve pulled together 11 healthy and delicious plant-based, gluten-free recipes to wow your guests. We guarantee that these recipes will score big with all of your guests – even the meat-eaters that normally turn their noses up at vegan options. Touchdown!

Appetizers and Snacks

  1. Artichoke Olive Tapenade

A beautiful combination of artichokes and different olives create the perfect topping for gluten-free crackers or bruschetta.

  1. Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus

A delicious twist on the traditional hummus recipe, this version kicks up the flavor with sweet and spicy notes.

  1. Guacamole

A party-favorite, this is a classic guacamole recipe with just 5 simple ingredients. Be sure to get your avocados ahead of time so that they will be perfectly ripe for party day.


  1. Black Bean & Kale Quesadillas

It wouldn’t be a Super Bowl party without some kind of Mexican dish! Here, quesadillas lose the high calorie count by using cashew cream for the “cheese” and are stuffed with black beans and sautéed kale. Delicious!

  1. Vegan Chili

There are many vegan chili recipes available, but this one comes with a recipe for homemade vegan sour cream to put a dollop on your bowl of chili.

  1. Quinoa Burgers

Make them slider size so guests can enjoy as an appetizer or a main meal. Top with guacamole for a burger worthy of the Super Bowl!

Make Ahead

  1. Slow Cooker Black Beans

How perfect: a dish that you can start the night before and have a delicious side of beans by the start of your party. Bonus – you can use these beans for the Black Bean & Kale Quesadilla recipe above.

  1. Herb Pesto Pasta Salad

An easy dish that can be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated, this salad is easy, filling, and flavorful. Make your own pesto for a different twist, or buy a prepared version to save time.


  1. Coconut Chocolate Bars

With just 3 ingredients, these little chocolate bars are a sweet addition to the table.

  1. Winter Fruit Salad

Take advantage of in-season fruit and put together this fruit salad, tossed with chopped mint and lime.

  1. Chickpea Hand Rolls

One of Marco Borges’s favorite recipes and a snap to make, these Chickpea Hand Rolls are the perfect party dish. This recipe, along with 65 others, can be found in Marco’s book, The 22-Day Revolution. Chickpea Hand Rolls 2-4 servings  Ingredients: 1 head butter lettuce 1 cup cooked chickpeas, slightly mashed 4 teaspoons tahini 2 lemons, juiced 1 teaspoon coconut aminos ½ tbsp. cumin ¼ cup diced celery 1 tbsp. chopped parsley sea salt and pepper to taste

  1. Toss all ingredients (except for chickpeas and lettuce) in a bowl and whisk until smooth.
  2. Pour dressing over chickpeas and toss to coat evenly.
  3. Scoop chickpea mix onto lettuce cup and wrap neatly into a small hand roll.