Not every football fan and Super Bowl party host wants to load up on meat — and there’s plenty of ways to do the buffet besides burgers and wings. Cook up the best vegetarian Super Bowl recipes from appetizers to desserts, and don’t forget to check out our Super Bowl party games, plus more treat and snack ideas.
Crispy Mushroom and Muenster Sliders
Your Super Bowl party is the perfect occasion to whip up these mushroom- and cheese-packed sliders instead of a classic veggie burger.
Creamy Beer Cheese
Try serving this beer cheese with our bite-sized pretzels. Your guests will be munching on them all day long.
Provolone Veggie Party Subs
Finally, a vegetarian-friendly sub! Your other guests won’t even miss the meat because these sandwiches are packed with filling broccoli, peppers, onions, and artichokes.
Given the rising popularity of zoodles, consider tater tots officially out and zucchini tots in.
Cheesy Monkey Bread
The best perk of being vegetarian instead of vegan? Getting to chow down on this super cheesy app.
Your days of being shamed for not eating wings on Super Bowl Sunday are over thanks to this genius cauliflower alternative.
Football Grilled Cheese
Anything football-shaped deserves a spot on your Super Bowl party’s menu — especially when it’s this cheesy.
Three-Cheese Artichoke Dip
Pro tip: Make this creamy dip up to three days in advance then just pop it in the oven on the morning of game day.
Loaded Greek Hummus
Take your dip game to the next level with this seriously loaded hummus recipe that features tons of chopped veggies and feta cheese.
Oven Avocado Fries
These are basically a dream come true for all you avocado lovers out there, and the Creamy Chipotle Lime Sauce is the perfect dip to go with ’em.
Football-Shaped Bread Bowl
You already love Panera’s bread bowls, so why not go all out with the football theme on Super Bowl Sunday? Just add your favorite dip.
Grilled Asparagus and Shiitake Tacos
Our favorite Mexican food is so much better when it’s this colorful — oh, and completely vegetarian.
Sweet Potato-Ricotta Pierogies
We won’t judge if you want to eat these pierogies with your hands — they’re THAT good. Just dip each one into a cup of the sage-brown butter topping.
Naan Chips and Grilled Onion Dip
Everyone loves a classic onion dip, but a homemade version featuring naan chips will wow their tastebuds.
Roasted Mushroom Parmesan Sandwich
Next time you’re craving an eggplant parm, swap out the eggplant for mushrooms. You’re welcome.
Crispy Potatoes With Vegan Nacho Sauce
You could pair these tasty potato bites with real cheese sauce, but this version will even please your totally plant-based friends.
Roasted Tomato and Chive Pizza
Regular cheese pizza is always an option, but this one’s easy to make (read: only 25 minutes of cook time) and a lot fancier.
Smoky Vegan Black Bean Soup
You can even use the slow-cooker function on your Instant Pot to make this warm, hearty soup.
Parmesan Cauliflower Bites
Dip these veggie bites into your favorite marinara sauce for a low-calorie (and crowd-pleasing!) snack.
Zucchini and Cheese Quesadillas
Make your quesadillas way more filling by adding zucchini to the mix then serving with salsa and avocado.
Beet and Feta Cheese Dip
Mix a brightly colored veggie and some feta in with the chickpeas when you want to switch up the hummus.
Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake
Sure, most desserts are usually vegetarian to begin with, but we can’t resist including this candy-topped cheesecake.
Football Whoopie Pies With Cinnamon Cream
These football-inspired treats will make your dessert table a whole lot sweeter.
SOURCE: Good Housekeeping, by Amina Lake Abdelrahman