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21 Spanish Vegan Tapas That Make You Feel At Home

By Diana D / January 19, 2018

You don’t need to travel overseas to experience Spanish-style tapenade and tapas.  Let your taste buds transport you with these vegan tapa options you can make anytime at home.

These vegan tapas are perfect for entertaining, potluck or hors d’oeuvre with your favorite drink.

1. Olive Artichoke Crostini | Vanilla And Bean

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Crunchy, garlicky, salty and spicy, olive artichoke crostini are a lighter appetizer to adorn your holiday or party table.

2. Easy Raw Beet Ravioli | Pickles 'N Honey

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One of my favorite recipes for REAL. These raw beet ravioli are decadent + beautiful, but secretly easy to make. You'll LOVE the Almond Thyme Pâté filling.

3. Pesto Polenta Bites with Tomato Bruschetta | Joyful Healthy Eats

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Crispy Polenta Bites with a Basil Pesto spread and topped with fresh Tomato Bruschetta. These Polenta Bites are quick, healthy, easy, and the perfect bite-size appetizer!

4. Vegan Calamari | Eat Figs, Not Pigs

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A plant based spin on a classic and traditional calamari recipe that is sure not to disappoint! Our vegan calamari is crispy, light and absolutely delicious. You will never know it didn't come straight out of the sea!

5. Spanish Spinach Croquettes | Cilantro and Citronella

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These Spanish spinach croquettes are a typical tapa in bars all around Spain. They’re simple to make and make a great vegan party finger food or appetizer!

6. Easy Vegan Corn Empanadas | From My Bowl

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These oil-free Vegan Corn Empanadas are so simple to make, but don't skip out on any flavor! They're perfect for a party appetizers, potlucks, etc!

7. Easy Tomato Bruschetta with Balsamic Glaze | Ahead of Thyme

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Entertaining has never been easier with this delicious, fresh and simple Italian appetizer. Try an easy tomato bruschetta with balsamic glaze today!

8. Ultimate Gazpacho Recipe | Cookie and Kate

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This gazpacho recipe is the best! It's a refreshing chilled summer soup, perfect for your garden tomatoes and cucumber. Vegan and gluten free.

9. Lemon, Thyme and Garlic Marinated Olives | Delicious Everyday

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Plump green Sicilian olives are marinated in lemon zest and juice, garlic and thyme for a totally addictive and delicious treat.

10. Vegan Mushroom Tapenade | Vegangela

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This vegan mushroom tapenade made of savory mushrooms, olives and capers makes a great appetizer / hors d'oeuvre. Vegan & gluten-free!

11. Olive Tapenade | Vanilla and Bean

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Olive Tapenade: A salty, garlicky, lemony snack, spread or appetizer. Ten minutes and you're done! Vegan + GF

12. Vegan Olivier Salad | Simple Vegan Blog

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Although Olivier Salad is a traditional Russian dish, you can find it at many restaurants here in Spain. This recipe is healthier and cholesterol-free.

13. Patatas Bravas | Minimalist Baker Recipes

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Simple patatas bravas just like you'd find in Spain, only healthier! Baked crispy potato wedges topped with a spicy tomato sauce. Keep it vegan by omitting aioli and cheese. Fresh herbs make a bright, earthy finish.

14. Creamy Quinoa Jalapeño Poppers with Coconut Bacon | Vegan Yack Attack

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Creamy quinoa jalapeño poppers topped with smoky chipotle coconut bacon. So dreamy! And the perfect appetizer for game day.

15. Two-Bite Vegan Baked Potatoes | I LOVE VEGAN

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The Little Potato Company's Fingerling potatoes are the star of this recipe! Thin-skinned with firm flesh and a unique flavour, their elongated shape makes them perfect for mini baked potatoes! Customize them with your favourite toppings or follow our directions for "Tex-Mex" or "Loaded" two bite baked potatoes. They're quick, easy, and simply delicious!

16. Smokey Spanish Potatoes | Sprinkles and Sprouts

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Smokey Spanish Potatoes. Crisp, smokey, with a touch of citrus, these Spanish potatoes are a great side dish or as an appetiser with drinks.

17. Tempeh Bacon & Asparagus Canapés | Vegan Recipe

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These Tempeh Bacon & Asparagus Canapés make a great appetiser or vegan addition to any buffet. They’re fancy enough to serve up for New Year’s Eve, but so easy to make that you might want them a bit more often than that!

18. Sweet Potato & Avocado Bites | Blissful Basil

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These vegan sweet potato + avocado bites make the perfect crowd-pleasing appetizer! Sweet potato slices are tossed in olive oil, cumin, and paprika and roasted to tender perfection. A creamy mixture of avocado and lime juice is dolloped on top, and the little stacks are then garnished with a slice of tomato and radish sprouts. These bites are vibrant, zesty, and addictive!

19. Coconut Crusted Tofu with Green Curry Sauce | Ricki Heller

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Quick and easy bites are crispy on the outside and a perfect pairing with sweet and spicy, creamy green curry sauce.

20. Vegan Tortilla Española | Keepin' It Kind

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I did not think I would find a vegan version (Spolier Alert!!!) but I totally did and it was better than I ever remember the egg-based dish being.  I’ve recreated it, replacing the eggs with chickpea flour and extra-firm tofu.  It is delicious and transports me right back to the wonderful, dimly-lit tapas bars I used to frequent.

21. Quinoa & Hummus Zucchini Roll Ups | Simply Quinoa

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These delicious zucchini roll ups are made with a protein-packed filling of hummus and quinoa, along with fresh vegetables and herbs.

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Diana D