12 Vegetarian Super Bowl Recipes That Prove Game Day Isn't All About Hot Wings

It may seem like finding delicious vegetarian Super Bowl food is impossible. I mean, come on. The entire day is practically one huge celebration of wings and sliders (and football, I guess, depending on your priorities). But take it from me — when you're planning your Super Bowl party, it is possible to offer meat- and dairy-free options that are more original than plain hummus and vegetables. 

Super Bowl cuisine is much more than hot wings and hamburgers. From vegetarian chili to sweet potato fries, these 12 dishes are sure to keep your party stocked with snacks that will please attendees of all diets. So grab your Super Bowl swag and get cooking. It's almost game time.

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Pepper Jack Bites

Whether you bake them or fry them, these pepper jack bites by A Beautiful Mess turn your favorite spicy cheese into basically the best appetizer ever.

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Sweet Potato Chili

No need to rely on meat for a bowl of hearty goodness. Love and Lemons’ sweet potato chili is perfect for vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike.

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Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

Swap out your usual salsa for something a little more substantial. Half-Baked Harvest’s sun-dried tomato hummus is a savory dream. After all, you can never have too much Super Bowl dip.

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Buffalo Oven "Fried" Goat Cheese

Move over, mozzarella sticks. Half-Baked Harvest’s baked buffalo goat cheese is even better, and requires zero frying.

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Sweet & Smoky Eggplant Spread

Give that bowl of chips a smoky update with The Kitchn’s vegan eggplant spread. Tomato paste gives it a sweet twist.

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Blue Corn Chips With Homemade Guacamole

Nachos may be the ultimate game day food. Cookie and Kate’s version is filled with vegetables for a delicious and nutritious snack.

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Cheese Puffs

Skip the store-bought crackers — A Beautiful Mess has a recipe for cheese puffs that will amp up your appetizer game with a touch of chili powder.

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Vegan Sloppy Joes

Mix things up with Averie Cooks’ lentil-based sloppy joes. Put them on some buns for easy eating, or shovel them into your mouth by the spoonful.

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Honey Sriracha Pretzels

Stay away from the freezer aisle: A Spicy Perspective’s homemade honey Sriracha pretzels are perfectly made in your own home. Serve warm for extra tastiness.

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Shrapnel Dip

Filled with beans, avocado, and tomato, Mel’s Kitchen Cafe’s shrapnel dip is basically all your favorite taco toppings transformed into a vibrant dip.

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Cheesy Taco Casserole

Nachos just got even better. Averie Cooks combines nacho chips, cheese, rice, and salsa for a baked dish that’s guaranteed to be eaten up in minutes.

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Baked Garlic Sweet Potato Fries

Damn Delicious bakes sweet potatoes with plenty of garlic and parmesan for a finger-licking good snack.

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