30 Favorite Vegan July 4th Recipes ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A star-spangled collection of delicious vegan recipes for summer celebrations and America's birthday!
I just love it when the weather gets warm and the days are long. It's time for outdoor living, family reunions, beach picnics, pool parties, potlucks and enjoying delicious plant based summer recipes! The 4th of July is the perfect day to celebrate with good company & great food. Whether you're hosting a few friends or attending a gathering, here are my 30+ favorite vegan July 4th recipes for delish summertime dishes that will make any event a blast!
Just like the United States, this recipe roundup represents different cultures, countries and regions from around the world. You'll find fabulous vegan foods inspired by cuisines from Mexico, Spain, Greece, Italy, Germany, the Middle East, Peru, and Puerto Rico, as well as several homegrown American recipes, like cornbread and apple pie.
- ⭐️ APPETIZERS
- Garden Fresh Gazpacho
- Congressional Bean Soup
- Easy Cheesy Pepper Poppers
- Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup
- Homemade Soft Pretzels
- Dairy-free Tzatziki Sauce
- Heavenly Homemade Hummus
- Veggie Rainbow Wraps
- Watermelon Pico de Gallo
- ⭐️ MAIN DISHES
- Meatless Meatballs
- Mac & Cheese
- Potato Enchilada Casserole
- Potato Tacos with Cabbage
- Easy Vegan Mexican Rice
- Stuffed Shells with Spinach and Cheese
- 20-Minute Chili
- Texas Tamale Pie
- Easy Cornbread
- Stuffed Bell Peppers
- Perfect Homemade Pizza
- ⭐️ SALADS
- Easy Lemon Artichoke Orzo Salad
- Old Fashioned Vegan Potato Salad
- Easy Vegan Eggless Salad
- Watermelon Cucumber Salad
- Fabulous 4 Bean Fiesta Salad
- Mom's Macaroni Salad
- Southwestern Quinoa Salad
- ⭐️ DESSERTS
- Best Strawberry Shortcake
- World's Best Lemon Meringue Pie
- Old Fashioned Apple Crisp
- Piña Colada Cupcakes
- Perfectly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Mom's Apple Pie
- Very Berry Crumble
- Easy Chocolate Dream Pie
- Wishing you a safe & happy 4th of July! 🇺🇸
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Garden Fresh Gazpacho
Garden Fresh Gazpacho! This healthy & refreshing chilled soup is loaded with fresh veggies right from the garden! Ripe red tomatoes, pepper, cucumber, celery, and a splash of citrus make this vibrant 100% vegan garden fresh gazpacho so flavorful! Gluten-free. Oil-free option.
Congressional Bean Soup
Vegan Congressional Bean Soup A hearty and delicious bean soup inspired by the famous House Bean Soup and Senate Bean Soup served at the U.S. Capitol since the 1800's. Perfect for a July 4th celebration!
Easy Cheesy Pepper Poppers
Vegan Pepper Poppers Get the party started with these roasted mini sweet bell peppers loaded with plant-based cheeses, spices, herbs & topped with toasty crisp breadcrumbs.
Nachos with Vegan Cheese Sauce The creamiest, dreamiest, tastiest cheese sauce made with healthy plant-based ingredients like cashews, carrots, potatoes and fresh lemon. Gluten-free and oil-free. Very vegan & very good!
Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup
Vegan Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup A refreshing, creamy cold soup made with a fusion of ripe avocado, cucumber, tart lemon, dill & non-dairy yogurt. This easy and delicious vegan recipe is a summertime favorite. GF and no added oil.
Homemade Soft Pretzels
Vegan Homemade Soft Pretzels Soft & chewy with a crisp, salty golden glazed crust. Enjoy them hot out of the oven with your favorite mustard or vegan cheese sauce.
Dairy-free Tzatziki Sauce
Best Vegan Tzatziki Sauce We’ve transformed a classic Greek yogurt sauce into an easy & delicious vegan recipe made without yogurt, created instead with a creamy and refreshing fusion of cashews, cucumber, dill & tart lemon. Dairy free, GF & no added oil.
Heavenly Homemade Hummus
Heavenly Homemade Hummus It’s hard to be humble about this heavenly homemade hummus recipe. Creamy smooth, so delicious, super nutritious, and easy to prepare.
Veggie Rainbow Wraps
Vegan Veggie Rainbow Wraps Festive, fresh, bright, crispy veggies rolled up in soft spinach tortillas with vegan herbed cream cheese. Celebrate everyday!
Watermelon Pico de Gallo
Fresh & Easy Watermelon Pico de Gallo This spicy, sweet and refreshing combo of fresh watermelon, cucumber, lime and mango will brighten up any summer patio party, potluck, or picnic. Oil-free & gluten-free.
⭐️ MAIN DISHES
Best Vegan Meatless Meatballs We’ve raised the bar with this classic staple. This recipe is easy to prepare, loaded with fantastic flavor, marvelous texture and packed with protein. Get ready for the best vegan meatless meatballs ever!
Mac & Cheese
Easy Vegan Mac & Cheese Comfort food made even better with your favorite pasta covered in a delicious and nutritious creamy homemade plant-based cheddar cheese sauce.
Potato Enchilada Casserole
Vegan Potato Enchilada Casserole This zesty festive dish is like a party on your plate! Add a side of beans, rice & salad and you’ll have the whole enchilada! Fun to prepare & gluten-free.
Potato Tacos with Cabbage
Vegan Potato Tacos with Cabbage Crispy corn tortilla taco shells filled with lightly seasoned mashed potatoes and savory sautéed cabbage generously topped with rich and creamy vegan cheese.
Easy Vegan Mexican Rice
Easy Vegan Mexican Rice A delicious plant-based dish made with rice, veggies, peppers & zesty bright flavor! GF and oil-free option.
Stuffed Shells with Spinach and Cheese
Vegan Stuffed Shells with Spinach and Cheese Jumbo pasta shells filled with creamy vegan cheeses and spinach baked in a rich marinara sauce and topped with toasty breadcrumbs & vegan parmesan. Perfect to feed a crowd.
Easy 20-Minute Vegan Chili A budget-friendly hearty, delicious & nutritious one-pot vegan recipe that will be ready to eat in under 30 minutes! This is the perfect easy meal for a camp-out or outdoor event. Oil-free option. GF
Texas Tamale Pie
Vegan Texas Tamale Pie A simply delicious and satisfying Southwestern Tex-Mex inspired recipe filled with zesty flavor and a colorful combo of beans, peppers, tomatoes, and sweet corn, topped with fluffy homemade cornbread.
Easy Vegan Cornbread A lightly sweet and fluffy classic quick bread made with all plant-based ingredients. Moist and delicious with whole corn kernels & maple syrup.
Stuffed Bell Peppers
Vegan Stuffed Bell Peppers Bright & colorful roasted peppers filled with veggies, brown rice and plant-based protein in a savory rich tomato-based sauce. It’s a meal in itself!
Perfect Homemade Pizza
Great Homemade Vegan Pizza Here’s everything you need to know to prepare your own perfect pizza dough from scratch using only 3 basic ingredients & water, plus bonus recipes for making the best homemade pizzas!
Easy Lemon Artichoke Orzo Salad
Easy Lemon Artichoke Orzo Salad A delicious & healthy vegan pasta salad full of bright flavors & textures with artichoke hearts, chickpeas, olives, sun-dried tomatoes & plant-based feta tossed in a tart & citrusy lemon basil dressing.
Old Fashioned Vegan Potato Salad
Old Fashioned Vegan Potato Salad We updated a beloved family recipe with a vegan twist and it’s even tastier than the original! Just like Grandma’s, only better! It's not a 4th of July party without potato salad!
Easy Vegan Eggless Salad
Easy Vegan Eggless Salad An easy & delicious plant-based version of a classic favorite dish made even better since it’s 100% vegan. A light and satisfying combo of tofu, crispy celery, pickles & fresh dill tossed in the tastiest dressing.
Watermelon Cucumber Salad
Watermelon Cucumber Salad This easy & delicious vegan salad is abundant with bright fresh flavors, color and healthy nutrition. Refreshing sweet watermelon, crisp cucumber, red onion, luscious avocado, fresh herbs and a zesty, oil-free lime citrus dressing. It’s simply delish!
Fabulous 4 Bean Fiesta Salad
Fabulous 4 Bean Fiesta Salad A festive, flavorful and colorful combo of delicious beans, peppers, red onion, corn and cilantro in a light & zesty citrus dressing. Perfect for potlucks, patio parties, picnics & outdoor entertaining! GF. Oil-free option.
Mom's Macaroni Salad
Mom’s Vegan Macaroni Salad Old fashioned style with a vegan twist. Just like Mom’s or Grandma’s but even better because it’s 100% plant-based! So good, you’ll go back for seconds, or thirds. Maybe fourths.
Southwestern Quinoa Salad
Southwestern Quinoa Salad Super food. Super good. This vibrant colorful salad is full of bright, fantastic flavor, protein & fresh, nutrient-rich ingredients. You’ll love this easy and healthy vegan recipe. Oil-free option & gluten-free.
Best Strawberry Shortcake
Best Vegan Strawberry Shortcake A classic, favorite dessert made 100% vegan with fresh, sweet organic strawberries sandwiched between scrumptious homemade shortcake biscuits and non-dairy whipped cream. So very berry good! GF option.
World's Best Lemon Meringue Pie
Welcome to the world’s best vegan lemon meringue pie. This pie is perfection. The silkiest smooth lemon filling with just the right balance of tart and sweet, topped with mounds of luscious vegan meringue in a golden buttery flaky crust. Scrumptious!
Old Fashioned Apple Crisp
Vegan Old Fashioned Apple Crisp A simply sweet & scrumptious vegan version of a classic apple dessert made even tastier with a splash of orange juice, a sprinkle of tart cranberries and a crispy caramelized oat topping.
Piña Colada Cupcakes
Vegan Pina Colada Cupcakes Soft and fluffy pineapple coconut cupcakes topped with a luscious coconut buttercream frosting. It's like experiencing the sweet taste of an island paradise with each bite!
Perfectly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies Here’s your perfect, easy vegan chocolate chip cookie recipe. Soft & chewy with a crispy, buttery, caramelized edge and melt-in-your-mouth chocolatey goodness.
Mom's Apple Pie
Mom’s Easy Vegan Apple Pie A simply delicious homemade apple pie made with fresh apples, cinnamon, pure maple syrup, vegan butter and a splash of lemon juice. What's more American than apple pie? Happy 4th of July!
Very Berry Crumble
Vegan Berry Crumble A simply scrumptious old fashioned baked dessert made with juicy berries and a buttery toasted sweet crumble topping.
Easy Chocolate Dream Pie
Easy Vegan Chocolate Dream Pie Wow your guests with this vegan version of chocolate cream pie. They'll never know it took only a few minutes to prepare!
Wishing you a safe & happy 4th of July! 🇺🇸
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- Don’t leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
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