Independence Day is quickly approaching, which means that people across the U.S. will be heading to their backyards for barbecues, potlucks, and cookouts this weekend. We’ve put together a menu of 10 vegan recipes for the 4th of July that will create one amazing plant-based feast that your friends and family will love, no matter what their dietary preference.
10 Vegan Recipes for the 4th of July
Sriracha Tempeh Sliders with Vegan Ranch Dressing from The Lusty Vegan by Ayinde Howell and Zoe Eisenberg – These little sandwiches are perfect for parties, and you can replace the sriracha with BBQ sauce if it’s too hot you.
Vampire Tacos from Vegan Tacos by Jason Wyrick – If you’d rather have a bit of a non-traditional meal this Memorial Day weekend, give these tacos a try! They’re an excellent dish for serving at holiday cookouts, as they’re cooked right on the grill.
Red, White and Blue Potato Salad from World Vegan Feast by Bryanna Clark Grogan – This patriotic vegan potato salad can be red, white, and blue for American holidays, or red and white for Canadian celebrations. It makes a colorful, fresh, and tangy counterpart to veggie burgers, such as the All American Incrediburger.
Creamy Macaroni Salad from Everyday Vegan Eats by Zsu Dever – Macaroni Salad is a dish that quintessentially summer and can often be found at outdoor potlucks and cookouts. This vegan version of the classic salad is sure to please all of the guests this Independence Day.
Rawkin’ Kale Salad from The Abundance Diet by Somer McCowan – Somer calls this “a salad for the kale haters” because her husband, who isn’t fond of kale, asks for seconds of this incredibly lush and dreamy salad. It works well served alongside veggie burgers at barbecues, and it’s also perfect for picnics and potlucks.
Amazing Technicolor Chickpea Salad from Vegan Unplugged by Jon Robertson with recipes by Robin Robertson – This super simple, yet extremely tasty, salad comes together in a flash and is a delicious side-dish.
Balinese-Inspired Spicy Green Bean Salad from World Vegan Feast by Bryanna Clark Grogan – Because this dish can be served at room temperature, it’s the perfect dish to serve at summertime picnics and barbecues and is a refreshing change of pace from the usual coleslaw.