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Vegetarian Big Game recipes
The Big Game is almost here! Change up your party with these vegetarian Big Game recipes!

Are you ready for the Big Game? What are your plans for the biggest American football event of the year? Most people will hold or be invited to a Big Game party. Most of the best game meals are vegetarian. While you can still eat wings and burgers, this article will focus on vegetarian game recipes, like dips and salsas. The advantage is that you will have taken care of everyone. Even the meat lovers will enjoy these vegetarian Big Game recipes.

Ready for the ferocious Big Game? Try these recipes!

1.    Slow cooker vegetarian chili with sweet potatoes1

This spicy vegetarian Big Game recipe contains green peppers, sweet potatoes, black beans, kidney beans, and tomatoes. It is a favorite for vegetarians, and you won’t even miss the meat. Spice is added with chili powder, cumin, black pepper, and ground cinnamon. All of this is cooked in a slow cooker. Serve with sliced radishes and tortilla chips with sour cream. You can refrigerate for up to three days or freeze for three months.

2.    Beer cheese2

This vegetarian Big Game recipe incorporates cheddar cheese with Worcestershire sauce, mustard powder and flat brown ale in a food processor. The spices, like cayenne pepper and hot sauce, add a spicy kick to it. You can also use your favorite beer instead of flat brown ale. Use carrots, radishes, and or celery and assorted crackers to garnish. You can make this recipe two days in advance, but store it in an airtight container to chill.

3.    Kale salad with sweet potato and apple3

This salad is packed with protein and fiber making it a nutritional powerhouse. To prepare, combine kale, roasted sweet potato, finely chopped apples, and almonds in a mixing bowl. Add lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Sprinkle mustard vinaigrette for dressing over the kale and rub together with your hands. It is now ready to serve with shaved pecorino.

4.    Blistered Padron peppers4

This simple vegetarian recipe requires olive oil, sea salt, and shishito peppers. Heat some oil in a skillet. Add the peppers and toss occasionally till the skin is blistered and the flesh softens. This will take about four minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Sprinkle salt. It is ready to munch.

5.    Green beans shallot dip5

Perfect for reusing leftover green beans - even for people who can’t stand green bean casserole will not be able to resist this one. Fried green beans with shallot dip are addictive. Coat green beans in a mixture of flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt, and deep fry until golden. Sprinkle mushroom salt and dip in the shallot dip. The dip contains shallot, vinegar, mayonnaise, buttermilk, and sour cream seasoned with salt and pepper.

6.    Red pepper falfalel6

Made from chickpeas/garbanzo beans, red bell peppers, onions, and chickpea/garbanzo flour. It is seasoned with clove, coriander, paprika and baking powder. Finely chop chickpeas in a food processor, and add onion, pepper, garlic, and add the spices above. Roll the mixture into balls. Deep fry till brown and crispy. Serve with salad, tahini sauce, and pita. You can prepare this five hours ahead of time cover and store at the room temperature until ready to fry.

7.    Guacamole7

Guacamole is a lifesaver dip that is perfect for vegetarian Big Game Sunday. You will need ripe avocados, chopped onions, chopped serrano chili, granulated garlic, lime/lemon juice, salt, and chopped cilantro. Smash the avocado with a masher or fork in a bowl till coarsely mashed. Mix in the rest of the ingredients. Avocado takes some time to absorb the flavors. Give it a minute, taste before you add more spices or salt so that you don’t over-season it. Top with pepitas (optional) and some more cilantro as garnish. It is a perfect dip for French fries.

8.    Cheesy cauliflower wings8

Forget about chicken wings. These cauliflower wings are crispy and spicy. You won’t miss chicken and you won’t even tell the difference. Ready to become a cauliflower lover? You will need one cauliflower head, shredded cheddar cheese, flour, milk, and breadcrumbs. You will also need spices like hot sauce, salt, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, and black pepper.

Mix the milk, flour, and the spices. Toss the chopped cauliflower in the mixture till well coated. Cover in breadcrumbs mixed with black pepper and red pepper. Toss the little cauliflower pieces into the breadcrumbs until well coated. Put them in a baking tin and spray with cooking spray. Bake for about 22-25 minutes. Serve with dips, like barbecue sauce.

9.    Black bean burrito9

This healthy recipe is delicious and nutritious. It’s quick and easy to make, low calorie but tastes like comfort food. You will get protein from the quinoa and black beans, and healthy fats from avocado. Other nutrients include vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K. It’s also gluten-free!

Fry onions in a pan with olive oil until translucent. Add the cooked quinoa, black beans, chili, cumin, oregano, black pepper, and salt, and mix together. Add the diced avocado and freeze dried sweet corn and cilantro.

10.    Strawberry salsa10

A salsa comprised of onions, chopped strawberries, lime juice, and parsley: you can replace parsley with cilantro or mint. Mix strawberries, onions, and lime juice together. Let it soak for about five minutes so all the flavors mix and the strawberries become slightly macerated. Then add the herbs and mix. Chill until ready to serve. You will get a sweet and sour yet spicy mix that you can eat with pita chips or tortillas.

11.    Caramelized onions with apples and goat cheese pizza11

This tasty pizza is sprinkled with thyme also has honey drizzle, and the caramelized onions and apples make a great combination. The flavor is enhanced when you pair them with cheese. Goat cheese is the best option, because it is soft and adds flavor easily. You will need a pizza crust, onion, apples, goat cheese, thyme, butter and honey.

Cook the onions and apple in butter in separate pans. Spread the goat cheese over the pizza crust. Spread the apple slices then the onion on top. Bake for about ten minutes so that the cheese is slightly melted, add the thyme and sprinkle on top. Drizzle some honey. Enjoy!

Ready for the vegetarian Big Game Day? Give these recipe a try. They are simple and super easy and won’t take too much time. Make sure to check our freeze dried products since they will make your cooking time super fast.

References

  1. https://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/slow-cooker-vegetarian-chili-with-sweet-potatoes
  2. https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/beer-cheese
  3. https://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/kale-salad-sweet-potato-apple
  4. https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/blistered-padron-peppers
  5. https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/tempura-green-beans-mushroom-salt-shallot-dip
  6. https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/red-pepper-falafel
  7. https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/bas-best-guacamole
  8. https://jessicainthekitchen.com/cheesy-buffalo-cauliflower-wings-2/
  9. https://jessicainthekitchen.com/quinoa-black-bean-burrito-bowl/
  10. https://jessicainthekitchen.com/strawberry-salsa/
  11. https://jessicainthekitchen.com/caramelised-onions-apples-goat-cheese-pizza/