When you need an appetizer or a hearty snack in a hurry, nothing could be easier than making delicious vegan dips. Serve up your dips with breads, crackers, and raw vegetables for the ultimate snack board.
Often based on beans, veggies, tofu, herbs, and other healthy ingredients, these tasty vegan dips are truly guilt-free. Just start up that food processor and get snacking!
Silken Tofu and Sun-Dried Tomato Dip
Silken Tofu and Sun-Dried Tomato Dip makes a delicious appetizer served with whole grain crackers and raw veggies. This dip is also wonderful as a spread for slices of fresh baguettes.
Easiest Hot Bean Dip
This Easiest Hot Bean Dip is so simple it barely qualifies as a recipe! But it’s so tasty that it hardly matters. Serve this dip with plenty of good-quality tortilla chips.
Four-Layer Bean Dip
Four-Layer Bean Dip is simple to make. Dressed up with a little rum in the beans, some chilé in the vegan sour cream, and multicolored heirloom tomatoes on top, this dip makes an appealing presentation!
Green Pea, Parsley, and Pistachio Dip
Green Pea, Parsley, and Pistachio Dip is great served with brightly colored vegetables—baby carrots, sliced red bell peppers, rounds of yellow squash, and thin wedges of raw sweet potato. You can also add fresh or crisp breads or stone-ground tortilla chips to the mix.
White Bean and Sun-Dried Tomato Paté
Here’s an old standby that never fails to please—White Bean and Sun-Dried Tomato Paté is a is an elegant vegan dip to serve with raw vegetables and crispbreads.
Very Green Avocado-Tahini Dip
Very Green Avocado-Tahini Dip makes a unique statement, made of a marriage of guacamole and hummus and infused with a good amount of tender greens. Serve this creamy dip with tortilla chips, fresh pita bread, pita chips, raw veggies, or a combination of these.
If you simply want guacamole, it doesn’t get easier than our Super-Easy Guacamole. Five minutes, a few ingredients, and you’ve got a nearly-instant, really yummy dip. Just open a bag of stone-ground tortilla chips, and have a party!
Classic Hummus with Variations
If it’s hummus you’re craving, homemade is so much better than the store-bought kind. And you can vary it in so many ways! Try our Classic Hummus with Variations and see just how good hummus can be.
Thai Coconut Curry Hummus
From Oh My Veggies, this offbeat Thai Coconut Curry Hummus is a hummus variation that we would never have dreamed of! Coconut milk, curry paste, and lime juice are added to the usual chickpea and tahini combo, making this hummus dip crazy good!
An eggplant lover’s delight, Baba Ghanouj is—like hummus—a classic Middle Eastern spread meant to be scooped up on wedges of pita bread. This dip is also good as a dip for raw veggies.
Spinach and Cucumber Dip
Spinach and Cucumber Dip, with hints of dill and crisp cucumber, never loses its charm. Serve this dip with fresh bread, whole-grain crackers, crispbreads, or raw veggies.
Vegan Ranch Dressing or Dip
Ranch dressing is challenging to find ready-made in a dairy-free vegan version. This simple and versatile Vegan Ranch Dressing or Dip comes to the rescue! As a dip, this vegan ranch is great with an array of raw veggies.
Hot Artichoke and White Bean Dip
Like the aforementioned ranch dressing, hot artichoke dips are classic appetizer offerings—but they’re rarely vegan. Our Hot Artichoke and White Bean Dip is vegan, and it’s every bit as luscious as the dairy version. Serve this dip with crispbreads, baby carrots, spoon-sized chunks of red bell pepper, and Belgian endive leaves!