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Want to show Dad—or the father figure in your life—how much you appreciate him? We’re here to help, with this specially curated collection of 20 Father’s Day recipes for the perfect plant-based dinner. Think hearty appetizers, pizza, burgers, mac and cheese, grilled veggies, rustic salads, comforting desserts, and more. Get out the grill, fire up the oven, and create lasting memories with your special dude this Father’s Day.

Loaded Lentil Nachos

The natural earthiness of lentils make them an ideal nacho topping. For a tasty meal, serve over a bed of baked corn tortilla chips and top with a creamy vegan potato cheese sauce, pico de gallo, scallions, and cilantro.

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Barbecue Bean and Cornbread Bake

Swiss chard, beans, and tomato always work well together. But when you bake them up with barbecue flavorings and a homemade cornbread crust—now you’ve got baked-bean bliss.

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Taco-Spiced Tortilla Chips

These tasty baked tortilla chips contain no added oil and are just as give-me-morish as their high-fat cousins. Serve with Green Pea Guacamole or one of these tasty hummus recipes.

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Grilled Corn on the Cob with Chipotle-Lime Rub

Grilled in their husks, ears of corn stay moist without getting too smoky. And the chipotle-lime juice rub is better than butter. We probably don’t need to say this, but be sure to make plenty.

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Crispy Potato Vegan Cheese Sticks

Your dude will flip over these crispy-on-the-outside, creamy-on-the-inside potato “cheese” sticks. The recipe has two main steps: First, make the cheese sticks and freeze overnight. Then, roll in breadcrumbs and bake. They’re worth it!

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Sweet Potato Jalapeño Poppers

Kick off the meal with these handsome sweet-potato stuffed jalapeños. The combination of the sweet filling paired with the tender, spicy jalapeño skin is divine.

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Potato Snackers with Red Pepper Dip

Seasoned with lemon juice, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder, these crispy baked potato rounds will go fast. Note: The red pepper dip is made by mixing jarred roasted red peppers with store-bought hummus. If you can’t find an oil-free store-bought hummus, this easy homemade hummus will work, too.

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Veggie Steaks

Get creative with veggie steaks this Father’s Day. It’s really easy and fun to do. Just cut ¾- to 1-inch-thick rounds of your favorite veggie, season with your choice of spices, and cook on the grill or in the oven.

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Greek Salad with Air-Fryer Falafel

Made with canned chickpeas, these crispy air-fried falafels taste amazing in this Greek salad grain bowl, which also features bulgur wheat and a creamy cashew-garlic sauce.

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Baked Yuca Fritters with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Surprise Dad with these incredible baked yuca fritters. Yuca is a tropical root vegetable, also called cassava root or manioc. A staple around the world, it cooks quickly and has a mild flavor that pairs well with tasty toppings like roasted red pepper sauce.

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Mac and Cheese with Roasted Veggies

The intensity of roasted mushrooms and cherry tomatoes give this comfort-food classic an appealing boost of flavor, while the oat-based vegan queso is so cheesy that it’s hard to believe it’s dairy-free.

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Szechwan Coleslaw

With densely chopped veggies, hearty beans, two grains, and a richly flavored peanut-ginger dressing, this colorful coleslaw will hit the spot.

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Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

Packed with crisp, colorful veggies and a delicious homemade peanut sauce, this scrumptious stir-fry is so much better than takeout!

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Five-Ingredient Veggie Burger

This is a great recipe for children to help with. Seasoned with lime juice and chili powder, these vegan patties, made with black beans and oats, taste amazing. Serve on whole grain buns or in lettuce wraps with tomato, red onion, and your favorite ketchup or dressing.

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Tex-Mex Potato Skins

Filled with a well-seasoned bean and corn mix and topped with a creamy vegan cheese sauce (made with some of the scooped out potato flesh), these potato skins are a real crowd-pleaser. Serve them as a hearty appetizer, or as a main, alongside a salad.

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BBQ Cauliflower and Pineapple Pizza

For a memorable meal, grab your favorite whole wheat pizza crust (or this gluten-free cornmeal pizza crust) and pile on sweet and spicy toppings including barbecue-flavored cauliflower, fresh pineapple, and a cumin-infused white bean mash.

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4-Layer Enchilada Cakes

In this four-tier stack of deliciousness, corn tortillas and enchilada sauce layer up with cashew cheese, black beans, mashed potato, Swiss chard, and mushrooms. This is a great special-occasion dish, bursting with flavor and wow-factor.

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Polenta Cake with Apples and Cherry Compote

Naturally sweetened with applesauce and maple syrup, this moist, richly flavored, polenta cake is as festive as it is satisfying. For best results, serve warm with a simple cherry compote.

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Peach-Cranberry Cobbler

Watch as Dad takes his first bite of this mouthwatering fruit cobbler. Sweet peaches, tart cranberries, and an oat crust come together with our Vanilla Bean Ice Cream to create an extra special dessert.

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Cherry Soft-Serve Ice Cream

Add chocolate chips to this creamy banana-based cherry ice cream, or leave it plain: It’s great either way. This is one ice cream Dad can eat freely.

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Stacy Neilson4 months ago
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How unfortunate that you think eating like this requires someone to be confused about their sexuality.

Chainshir Parikh4 months ago
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Wooohoooo i love it. Thank you so much for doing this for the community.

David4 months ago
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These are really wonderful recipes when your struggling like I do to stay true to true health. I am very grateful. Thank you!

Vera4 months ago
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Wow! My hubby would love all of these … at the same table even! Big smiles. Thank you for compiling this awesome spread and sharing. Happy Father’s Day to all.

Karen Salem4 months ago
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I make these things for my mountain biker husband to keep him alive and feeling alive. He loves these recipes and would eat like this on his own. I assure you eating this way is not male or female, it’s plain smart! For so many reasons.

Kae4 months ago
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What a WOW!! selection of recipes!!! Great job!!

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