Bring in the new year with these amazing vegan party platters! Vegan options can be few and far between at parties and get-togethers, so bringing your own snacks ensures that you have plenty to eat. This year you don’t really have to worry about that though since we’re all social distancing. However, that doesn’t mean you should make some amazing food for yourself. These vegan party platters are all so delicious. We have many vegan nachos and cauliflower wings and we picked our favorites plus even more just for you!
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Go on and make your New Year celebration the best with these dishes!
1. “To Share Or Not To Share” Pizza Party Pinwheels
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These vegan Pizza Party Pinwheels by The Veginner’s Cookbook are an excellent go-to treat because they can be made in only a couple of minutes, you can toy around with different fillings, and you can prepare them in advance!
2. Spinach and Artichoke Rolls
Source: Spinach and Artichoke Rolls by Chickpea Express
Spinach and artichoke dip just got an upgrade! Add some easy homemade pizza dough to the classic, cheesy dip, and you have spinach and artichoke rolls featuring Legrand vegan cream cheese! These vegan Spinach and Artichoke Rolls by Chickpea Express are perfect paired with marinara sauce for dipping… or even more Legrand cream cheese!
3. Skillet Chickpea Chilaquiles
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Chips and salsa is super addicting and this dish is kind of like eating nachos for dinner. Crispy tortilla chips in a bath of saucy southwest flavors—it’s like a dream come true! Feel free to eat these Skillet Chickpea Chilaquiles by Jenn Sebestyen with a knife and fork, and let the kids to get right in there with their hands and get messy. Whatever floats your boat!
4. Crispy Potato Bites
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Still looking for a cheap and easy appetizer for your next celebration? Here you go! These Crispy Potato Bites by Kirsten Kaminski are an amazing party and dinner snack. The combination of soft potatoes, covered in a crispy batter, topped with a creamy bean whip is just perfect! And, to be honest, who doesn’t love potatoes? Plus they look kind of cute and are really easy to prepare!
5. Mince Pies
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These nut based Mince Pies by James Wythe are perfect to make for the holidays! The great thing about these bases is that they will last in the fridge for 2-3 days if covered. You can just quickly add the mince along with some toppings. So you don’t feel pressured into eating them all at once!
6. Blistered Shishitos
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These Blistered Shishitos by Adam Merrin and Ryan Alvarez are so tasty and quite simple to make. In Spain they are called pimientos de padrón. Simply sautéed with a little olive oil and salt, this traditional Spanish dish looks spicier than it appears. Similar to a green bell pepper, these thin fingerling fruits have a sweet flavor and a mild heat.
7. Vegan Swedish Meatballs + Apricot Dipping Sauce
Source: Vegan Swedish Meatballs + Apricot Dipping Sauce
Vegan Swedish meatballs? You read that right. These little guys are so tasty and healthy! Traditionally, Swedish meatballs are made from ground beef and pork, fried and then served in a heavy, sour cream gravy with a beef-stock base. They’re usually enjoyed with Lingonberry jelly. Vegan Swedish Meatballs + Apricot Dipping Sauce by Helyn Dunn are made with soy curls and shiitake mushrooms to achieve a tender and light texture. They are seasoned perfectly and taste amazing with the homemade apricot dipping sauce. They’d also be delicious with other sauces (like a mushroom gravy!) Serve these vegan Swedish meatballs as a holiday appetizer or with a side of veggies and potatoes for dinner. They are SO good. However you want to serve them, you will love these little guys. Great flavor and lots of nutrients!
8. Thai Peanut Cauliflower Wings
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If you love fresh modern vegan eats or all things Thai, you’re going to love these new vegan oven baked Thai Peanut Cauliflower Wings by Gabrielle St. Claire! There are so many perks to this recipe – quick and easy batter, crisp on the outside, they don’t get soggy, the sauce features staple ingredients, notes of sweet, notes of heat, it’s perf for any season, great for entertaining, can easily be made in bulk, can easily be made gluten-free, have aesthetic appeal with the toppings, and are such an affordable dish!
9. 15-Minute Epic Jackfruit Nachos
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If you have 15 minutes, then you have time to make these 15-Minute Epic Jackfruit Nachos by Jackie Ader. Quick and easy to assemble, they can easily be devoured as a snack to share, or translate to dinner. The jackfruit creates the perfect shredded “meat” substitute.
10. Chick’n Apple Walnut Bites
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These Vegan Chick’n Apple Walnut Bites by Deena Mehta are the perfect holiday party appetizer. They will totally outshine any non-vegan appetizer. They are packed with flavor and the perfect bite size snacks. You won’t be able to get enough!
Check out the following roundups for even more party platters to celebrate the New Year!
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