If you are hosting a party, having a girl’s night in, or you just want to whip up some snacks for the family, no party food is complete without the addition of the right dips!
If you follow a vegan diet or you have to cater your menu to this diet, then you might be scratching your head wondering what sort of vegan dips you can make that will be tasty.
Initially, you might be thinking that these sorts of vegan dips don’t exist, but if you stick with us, you’ll be pleasantly proved wrong!
We’ve put together a list of 15 absolutely delicious and interesting vegan dip recipes that you are going to love. Make any events you are a part of something remember by bringing these dips along.
15 Delicious Vegan Dip Recipes That You Will Love
The only limit with cooking is your imagination and once you try out these dips for yourself, you’ll find yourself making them again and again.
There is plenty of variety in the recipes we have put together, so if one doesn’t take your fancy, there is sure to be another that will. Let’s take a look at these dips now!
1. Vegan Nacho Cheese Dip
We bet that most of you were hoping for a nacho cheese dip of the vegan variety, so let’s start with that one!
This nacho cheese dip is actually made with potatoes and carrots, and this combination works incredibly well in emulating the texture of dairy nacho cheese.
This recipe is also nut-free so if you have any nut allergies, you don’t have to worry about this recipe interfering with that.
You can find the full recipe for this vegan nacho cheese dip here
2. Vegan Ranch Dressing
This vegan ranch dressing works great as a dip, but it also works really well as a standard salad dressing.
It’s creamy and tastes exactly like the classic ranch dressing that is beloved by millions of people all over the world.
You don’t need any more than 8 minutes to whip this dip up either, so if you don’t have much time to come up with a vegan dip, this is absolutely perfect for you to try.
You can find the full recipe for this vegan ranch dressing here
3. Avocado Spinach Artichoke Dip
This recipe is described as being a “guacamole and spinach artichoke mix”. If you love both of these dips by themselves, you will absolutely love this incredible combination.
You will be using fresh vegetables to make this dip, so it will taste even better when it’s done.
The great thing about this dip is that it takes a bit longer to expire, so you can make a big batch ahead of time. If you want to make it really fresh though, it only takes 5 minutes to make!
You can find the full recipe for this avocado spinach artichoke dip here
4. Vegan Queso
If you miss Queso in your life, then this vegan queso dip recipe is going to be an absolute game changer!
It’s made with cashews though, so if you or someone you know has a nut allergy, this may not be the best choice of dip to use.
If nuts aren’t an issue though, you will absolutely love everything about this dip! It includes green chili in the recipe so it will have a delightful little kick of spice that is incredibly moreish.
You can find the full recipe for this vegan queso here
5. Vegan Buffalo Chicken Dip
Here’s another dip that perfectly balances creaminess with spices. This recipe really tastes like classic buffalo chicken dip, but it has absolutely no dairy or meat in it!
This is one of those dips that is especially good for potluck dinners or game days. It will really get everyone in a good mood and most people won’t be able to tell that it’s vegan!
You can find the full recipe for this vegan buffalo chicken dip here.
6. Pinto Bean Dip
This pinto bean dip is exactly like the ready-made one you’d buy in the store, but it’s way less expensive! Because it’s homemade as well, it just tastes so much better!
The ingredients you’ll be using in this dip include spices, pickled jalapenos, a dash of vinegar, and a little bit of sugar.
If you aren’t a huge fan of spice, you can make it less spicy, but if you really love the heat, you can add some more jalapenos!
You can find the full recipe for this pinto bean dip here
7. Marinara Dipping Sauce
Marinara sauce is usually the sauce you’ll find on pasta or even pizza, especially in Italian-centric dishes. It’s incredibly rich and tomatoey and once you have a taste, you’ll end up eating it all in no time.
This homemade marinara dipping sauce is perfect for dipping garlic bread or even mozzarella sticks. It makes for the perfect snack or party dip. This recipe is also completely vegan, so everyone can enjoy it.
You can find the full recipe for this marinara dipping sauce here
8. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Everyone loves hummus, but if you want to take it to the next level, then you definitely need to try this roasted red pepper variation!
Not only does this hummus taste incredible, but it is also jam-packed with fiber and protein, so it’s quite a healthy alternative to the non-vegan variant.
This dip is incredibly easy to make, so you won’t ever find yourself stressing out when you’re making it.
You can find the full recipe for this roasted red pepper hummus here
9. Easy Vegan Cashew Ricotta
Cheese is one of the hardest things vegans have to give up, but once you turn vegan, that doesn’t mean you can never enjoy cheese again. This vegan cashew ricotta cheese tastes just as good as the real thing!
It’s incredibly indulgent and creamy, and works perfectly as both a dip and a spread. If you have any nut allergies though, it’s heavily advised for you not to eat this dip because of the inclusion of cashews.
You can find the full recipe for this vegan cashew ricotta here
10. Vegan Jalapeño Popper Dip
If you are a fan of jalapeno poppers, then you’re definitely going to want to try this dip! It’s incredibly creamy and “cheesy” but it’s completely vegan!
The spiciness of the jalapenos compliments the creaminess perfectly and makes this dip incredibly moreish. Once you have your first taste, you’ll find yourself eating the whole batch.
This dip works really well for all sorts of events from parties, to game days, to get-togethers!
You can find the full recipe for this vegan jalapeno popper dip here
11. Mango Salsa
If you love salsa, then you are going to absolutely love this vegan mango variant! It is perfectly balanced in both sweet and salty flavors and it is perfect to serve up at summer get-togethers.
This is a great dip to whip up in advance too because it will definitely keep overnight and still taste incredible the next day!
You will need to set aside about 45 minutes of time to prep and make this mango salsa, but we promise you that the extra time is 100% worth it!
You can find the full recipe for this mango salsa here
In most cases, even store-bought hummus is going to be vegan, but it’s going to taste even better when you make it yourself!
This particular hummus recipe is super simple to make and you don’t need too many ingredients either.
To add a bit of extra depth to this recipe, drizzle some olive oil over it once the initial ingredients have been blended together.
You can find the full recipe for this hummus here
13. Creamy Hot Broccoli Dip
Broccoli doesn’t always have to be boring, and this creamy hot broccoli dip really proves that! Not only does it taste incredible but it’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, and of course, vegan.
This is the perfect appetizer to include in any get-togethers you host or attend. Once you try this dip for yourself, you’ll see just how tasty and perfect it is!
You can find the full recipe for this creamy hot broccoli dip here
14. Creamy Cauliflower Hummus
If you want another hummus recipe that is a bit different, then look no further than this creamy cauliflower version. It’s basically the same as normal hummus, but it’s made with cauliflower instead of chickpeas.
You can find the full recipe for this creamy cauliflower hummus here
15. Cheesy Vegan Crab Dip
This dip is incredibly “cheesy” and creamy, and to emulate the texture and taste of crab, this dip actually uses mushrooms instead!
It’s incredibly tasty and once you try it for the first time, you’ll be making it again and again.
You can find the full recipe here
All of these dips are incredibly delicious and perfect for all parties! Try them out for yourself and see which one is your favorite!
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