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34 best vegan party food

Chargrilled Vegetable Platter

From canapes to desserts, find 34 easy yet impressive vegan appetisers

Whether you’re catering for someone on a vegan diet, you’re a vegan yourself, or you’ve simply been asked to bring a plate — finding great plant based recipes can often be a challenge.

These vegan-friendly recipes offer so much more than the customary side salad at dinner parties, BBQs, birthday celebrations or holiday festivities. From crisp and crunchy canapes to decadent desserts, here are 34 recipes we’re sure your guests will love.

Eggplant And Chickpea Bites


Eggplant and chickpea bites

These bite-sized eggplant treats make the ideal canape. Crumbed and fried, they boast a deliciously crunchy exterior with soft eggplant on the inside. The chilli coconut yoghurt dip adds a touch of heat and creaminess. Your guests will be dipping and devouring these vegan nuggets in no time.

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Cauliflower Rice Arancini Balls


Cauliflower rice arancini balls

A spin on the classic Italian arancini, these small morsels swap white rice for scrumptious cauliflower rice and contain no cheese. Paired with fresh lemon and a tangy vegan tzatziki dip, these crispy arancini balls are sure to be a favourite.

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Chargrilled Vegetable Platter


Chargrilled vegetable platter with bean dip

Pimp up your vegan spread with a stunning chargrilled vegetable platter. Coupled with a creamy bean dip that’s tasty as it is easy to whip up, this ensemble is a showstopper that offers both colour and plenty of flavour.

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Seedy Tamari Crackers


Seedy tamari crackers

A nutty and umami-rich treat, these seedy tamari crackers are the perfect nibble to accompany any dip. The tamari gives them a deep, soy flavour, and each bite provides a crunchy sensation that'll have guests reaching for seconds. Top with a variety of toppings to cater for different dietary requirements and bring diversity to your party platter.

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Simple yet tasty, these vegan crostinis serve as the ideal base for a variety of toppings. Crisped to perfection, these bite-sized delights are waiting to be adorned with your favourite vegan toppings, be it guacamole, hummus or a bruschetta mix.

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Pickled Cauliflower and Radish Crostini


Pickled cauliflower and radish crostini

Tangy and tantalising, these crostinis feature pickled cauliflower and radish, delivering a burst of flavour and crunch. The pickling enhances the natural flavours, making this appetiser a refreshing addition to any vegan spread.

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Charred corn with avocado dip


Charred corn with avocado dip

Experience this smoky creation of charred corn, complemented beautifully by a velvety avocado dip. This combination will have your guests craving seconds. For a twist, switch it up with this zesty mango guacamole.

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Vegan Mac and Cheese Spring Rolls


Vegan mac and cheese spring rolls

Take this popular comfort food and wrap it in a crispy layer for a fun and innovative treat. These spring rolls encase creamy vegan mac and cheese, in a crunchy pastry and call for just six ingredients.

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Vegan Veggie Tempura


Vegan veggie tempura

Crispy, light and utterly addictive, this veggie tempura will steal the spotlight at any gathering. Coated in vegan batter and fried to perfection, these veggies become the ideal finger food that's both flavoursome and fun.

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Fruit Chips


Fruit chips

Introducing a sweet and crispy snack, these fruit chips are a healthier alternative to traditional crisps. Thinly sliced and dried to perfection, they capture the essence of the fruit in a crunchy form, making for a moreish treat.

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Baba Ganoush


Baba ganoush

Whip up this creamy, smoky aubergine dip that's a Middle Eastern favourite and sure to become a crowd winner. An addictive blend of roasted eggplant, tahini and garlic, baba ganoush is the perfect spread for your vegan crostinis or dip for your veggie platter.

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Vegetarian Wontons


Vegan wontons

Steamed to perfection, these vegan wontons are pockets of joy filled with a delicate mix of vegetables, tofu and herbs. Paired with a spicy dipping sauce, they're an appetiser that'll transport your guests straight to the streets of Asia.

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Air-fryer Popcorn


Air-fryer popcorn

Enjoy the classic movie snack in under 15 minutes  Popped in an air-fryer to reduce oil content, this popcorn is fluffy, crunchy, and the perfect canvas for any vegan flavouring you desire. A true crowd-pleaser!

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Green hummus


Green hummus

Elevate your traditional hummus with a green twist. Infused with coriander and avocado, this ultra creamy dip is both vibrant in colour and taste. Serve it up with vegetable sticks or seedy tamari crackers for an extra treat.

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