Vegetarian recipes and info

Category - Appetizers & Side Dishes

This page includes recipes for vegetarian side dishes, snacks, and appetizers that aren’t salads or soups.

Almond Chèvre

Almond chèvreCultured almond paste makes a terrific vegan alternative to fresh chèvre, the soft, spreadable goat cheese often sold in herb- or spice-covered logs.

Almond Feta

Vegan feta cheeseTangy vegan cheese that can be cut into soft cubes and placed on top of salad or spread on crackers.

Almond Ricotta

Vegan ricottaSoft and fluffy with just a hint of sweetness, perfect for ravioli, lasagna, and cannoli.


AlmondettaThis creamy, feta-style cheese made from almonds is firm enough to cut and crumble.


AntipastoAntipasto, which means “before food” in Italian, is a salad-like appetizer consisting of various fresh and pickled vegetables, cheeses, and rolled or sliced meats. For vegetarian antipasto, you can either substitute mock meat products or leave them out altogether.

Arugula Toasts

Arugula toastsThese elegant little appetizers are quick and easy to prepare and absolutely delicious.

Avocado Hemp Dressing

Avocado blended with garlic and hemp oil makes an unusual and delicious salad dressing.

Baba Ganouj – Roasted Eggplant Dip

Baba ganoujA classic Middle Eastern dip made of roasted eggplant. Delicious!

Baked Garbanzo Beans

Baked garbanzo beansA quick and easy alternative to canned baked beans. Serve with veggie hot dogs for a vegan kid treat.

Baked Ricotta Cheese

Baked ricottaBaked ricotta cheese with herbs makes a savory, slightly spongy cake – a very simple yet delicious appetizer.

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