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Vegan Potluck Dishes

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From appetizers and dips to salads, sides, and desserts, you'll find vegan recipes to bring to your vegan potlucks, picnics, and outdoor parties in the collections of vegan recipes below.

To view some of my favorite vegan potluck recipes in an image gallery, view this gallery of Favorite Vegan Potluck Dishes.

Vegan Appetizers & Dips

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Dips and tasty finger foods are staples at vegan potlucks for a reason: they're easy to make, easy to share, and really good. Browse through this collection of over 30 Vegan Appetizers for ideas, or check out some of these favorites:

  • Crispy Tofu Fingers
  • Creamy Carrot Dip
  • Homemade Soft Pretzels
  • Kale Chips
  • Spicy Hummus
  • Stuffed Grape Leaves
  • Vegan Queso Cheese Dip
  • Vegan Salads & Sides

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    Salads and sides often take the show at vegan potlucks. Why? Because vegans know the difference between a really good salad and a bad one. Here are a few favorite show-stopping salads and sides that everyone will love:

  • Asparagus Pasta Salad
  • Citrus Bulgur Salad
  • Creamy Broccoli Salad
  • Eggless Egg Salad
  • Goddess Beet Salad
  • Homemade Dill Pickles
  • Pasta Salad with Light Lemon-Parsley Vinaigrette
  • Raspberry Walnut Salad
  • Summer Corn Salad
  • Summer Pasta Salad
  • Vegan Baked Beans
  • Vegan Macaroni Salad
  • Vegan Main Dishes

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    Bringing a main dish or entree to a potluck is always a little tricky; it has to either be something easy to transport like a pasta salad, or it has to be something that you can prepare ahead of time and then cook up on site without too much hassle. Browse through this collection of 36 awesome Vegan Entrees for inspiration, or try one of these favorites:

  • Baked Burritos
  • Baked Vegan Macaroni and Cheese
  • Coconut Curry Rice with Tofu
  • Easy Grilled Tofu
  • Red Lentil Curry
  • Spicy Lentil Dahl
  • Summer Pasta Salad
  • Tempeh Burgers
  • Vegan Barbecue Bean Burgers
  • Vegan Broccoli and Mushroom Tofu Quiche
  • Vegan Pesto and Macaroni
  • Vegan Three-Bean Chili
  • Vegan Desserts

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    Brownies, cakes, cookies, cupcakes, pudding parfaits--all are fair game at a potluck. Most of these traditional recipes contain dairy and eggs, but it's actually pretty simple to replace these if you have the right recipe. This collection of Vegan Desserts will give you over 50 ideas on how to sweeten your vegan potluck. And, you can also browse through some of these potluck favorites:

  • Vegan Cakes
  • Vegan Cookies
  • Vegan Cupcakes


  • All Peanut Butter Cookies
  • Apple Crisp
  • Banana Brownies
  • Cherry Cobbler
  • Chocolate Banana Cream Pie
  • Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies
  • Red, White, and Blue Cobbler
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler
  • Vegan Carrot Cake
  • Vegan Cherry Cheesecake
  • Vegan Chocolate Cake
  • Recipes for Vegan Kids

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    Kids, and even vegan ones, are actually pretty easy to please food-wise; just make something that's tasty and fun to eat! For kid-friendly favorites, browse through these two collections of vegan recipes:

  • Vegan Desserts for Kids
  • Vegan Snacks for Kids
  • Best Vegan Beers

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    It's true, not all beers are vegan. But there are many wonderful beers that are! If you're scrambling to bring something to an adult potluck but have no time to cook or bake, just pick up one of these Top 5 Vegan Beers.

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