10 easy vegan 4th of July recipes you will love

America's independence day is nearly upon us. And whether you're in the USA or wish to use the day to celebrate all things American from afar, I got you!

Why not cook up a delicious vegan spread of American-inspired dishes that your family will love!

In this roundup, you'll find the traditional staples, some creative alternatives and of course decadent and delicious baked goods. So get out into your garden, fire up your barbecue or grill and enjoy some of the best dishes America has to offer.

a bowl of salsa on a table
Mike Garten

Charred Salsa

This salsa makes the perfect accompaniment to dipping nachos. It has a deliciously smoky flavour and is simple to make.

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a mix of coloured tomatoes

Heirloom Tomato Salad

High quality tomatoes make this tomato salad the pefect side dish for your 4th of July celebrations. Use a mix of different coloured tomatoes to turn this side salad into a show-stopping culinary and visual treat.

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a bowl of salad
Mike Garten

Grilled Green Beans, Fennel, and Farro

Farro is such an underrated ingredient. It pairs well with green beans and fennel and is sure to go down well with your family.

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a filled burger on a plate
Minimalist Baker

Easy grillable veggie burgers

These plant-based veggie burgers make the perfect cookout dish. Combine with whatever burger fillings you like for an easy and filling cookout dish.

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hot dogs on a blue background

Carrot hot dogs

This carrot hot dog is a homemade vegan hot dog made with carrots marinated in vinegar and spices. You'd never think carrots would work but they do. Give it a try!

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Vegan jamaican patties

My recipe for vegan jamaican patties have a beautifully flaky crust and a spicy and tasty jackfruit filling and are perfect for your 4th of July cookout.

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two glasses filled with a gin cocktail

Berry and thyme gin cocktails

This delicious berry and thyme flavoured gin cocktail is the perfect drink for sipping in the summer. This unique combination of ingredients creates a drink that’s hugely refreshing and it tastes good sans alcohol too!

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Vegan peanut butter cups

These vegan chocolate peanut butter cups are made using less than 5 ingredients, are quick and easy to make and are the perfect treat for peanut butter fans. Warning: these are deliciously moreish you won’t be able to stop at just one.

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Vegan chocolate no bake cheesecake

This delicious 10-ingredient vegan chocolate no bake cheesecake is free of refined sugar and totally moreish! Easy to make and no baking required!

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Vegan donuts

These vegan donuts are easy to make, taste delicious and are great for those on a budget. Make your own vegan donuts at home that taste better than shop bought ones with an endless array of flavours.

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