Vegan Fries Recipe: Vegan Animal Style Fries by Zucker & Jagdwurst

Happy National French Fries Day! As it often happens in food history, the true origins of french fries are disputed — The French, Spanish, and Belgians all claim to have invented them, and no one really knows whose story is true. Regardless of who invented fries, they have certainly become the most popular side dish since their 18th-century conception.
Today we are celebrating this iconic dish with a host of vegan recipes that do wonders with potatoes and a whole lot of other plant-based ingredients. Start with some basic vegan fries and flavorful dips to pair them with, and work your way to all sorts of loaded, and even potato-less fries (yes, those exist!). The options are endless, and they’re all incredibly delicious, so pick your favorite vegan fries recipe off the list and start celebrating!

Basic Vegan Fries Recipes

Vegan Air Fryer French Fries by Holy Cow Vegan

Vegan Fries Recipe: Vegan Air Fryer French Fries by Holy Cow Vegan

Making fries in an air fryer means maximizing crispiness while minimizing the amount of oil. But if you own an air fryer, you probably already knew that, so just head on over to Holy Cow Vegan for the recipe (including an even healthier, no-oil option!).

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Crispy Paprika Oven Fries by 101 Cookbooks

Vegan Fries Recipe: Crispy Paprika Oven Fries by 101 Cookbooks

If what you’re working with is an oven instead of an air or a deep fryer, you’re in luck: a lot of recipes on today’s list are baked vegan french fries! We’re starting with these perfectly crisped, pan-blistered ones. Heidi of 101 Cookbooks offers tips on how to select and cook potatoes and 5 flavor options!

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Golden Turmeric Baked Fries by The Korean Vegan

Golden Turmeric Baked Fries by The Korean Vegan

If you find yourself addicted to French fries like Joanne, the creator of The Korean Vegan, you will love these oven-baked golden turmeric wedges. She developed this homemade vegan fries recipe as a healthier alternative, and they’re so delicious you won’t be missing fast-food fries!

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Crispy Baked Truffle Fries by Short Girl Tall Order

Vegan Fries Recipe: Crispy Baked Truffle Fries by Short Girl Tall Order

This vegan fries recipe calls for only 5 super simple ingredients, but it yields the most decadent crispy garlic truffle results. Serve them with some vegan mayo or any dipping sauce of choice!

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French Fry Seasoning by A Couple Cooks

French Fry Seasoning by A Couple Cooks

Whichever way you cook your fries, it’s the spice mix that will make them stand out. With this easy handy recipe from A Couple Cooks, your vegan fries will always pack a punch of savory, garlicky, cheesy flavor.

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Vegan Fries + Dips Recipes

Baked Sweet Potato Fries + Three Vegan Dips by Sweet Potato Soul

Vegan Sweet Potato Fries Recipe: Baked Sweet Potato Fries + Three Vegan Dips by Sweet Potato Soul

What’s better than a pile of crispy steaming sweet potatoes? You guessed it, pairing them with a flavorful dip! Jenné of Sweet Potato Soul shares her vegan fries recipe and includes chipotle aioli and avocado wasabi dipping sauces, as well as some raw tamarind ketchup recipes in her post, so be sure to check it out!

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Seaweed Baked Fries with Hoisin Mayo & Sriracha Mayo by Pick Up Limes

Vegan Fries Recipe: Seaweed Baked Fries with Hoisin Mayo & Sriracha Mayo by Pick Up Limes

These vegan fries are off the charts delicious thanks to an umami hit from nori and pairing them with two delicious mayo-based sauces that work equally as well as dips and toppings.

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Sweet Potato Fries with Cilantro & Hemp Seed Aioli by Blissful Basil

Vegan Sweet Potato Fries Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries with Cilantro & Hemp Seed Aioli by Blissful Basil

Cilantro & hemp seed vegan aioli gives this vegan fries recipe a summer flare, and we’re absolutely here for it! Enjoy these baked sweet potatoes coated in coconut oil, cinnamon, coriander, and salt on their own, or pair them with a vegan burger — it’s up to you!

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Rosemary Fries With Roasted Garlic Dip by Lazy Cat Kitchen

Vegan Fries Recipe: Rosemary Fries With Roasted Garlic Dip by Lazy Cat Kitchen

A creamy, cashew-based roasted garlic dip is a match made in vegan heaven for these crispy, savory, and delicious rosemary fries that are bound to become your favorite side dish.

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Loaded Vegan Fries Recipes

Vegan Fries Supreme by The Edgy Veg

Vegan Loaded Fries Recipe: Vegan Fries Supreme by The Edgy Veg

This vegan fries recipe is hot, crispy, gooey, cheesy, and indulgent. It’s super easy to make, and it will fill your heart and soul with comfort thanks to all the flavorful toppings: seasoned vegan ground beef or chorizo, warm zesty nacho cheese sauce made of carrots and potatoes, diced ripe tomatoes, green onions, and cool vegan sour cream. Yum!

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Loaded Shawarma-spiced Fries with Crunchy Veg Salad and Lemony Tahini by The First Mess

Vegan Loaded Fries Recipe: Loaded Shawarma-spiced Fries with Crunchy Veg Salad and Lemony Tahini by The First Mess

If you make this vegan fries recipe, you’ll get nice bits of well-seasoned and caramelized potato wedges with a slick of zesty and creamy tahini sauce and some crunchy vegetables in the mix. It’s a full meal that feels like a snack, and we absolutely love it!

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Sweet Potato Nacho Fries from Power Plates by The Full Helping

Vegan Loaded Fries Recipe: Sweet Potato Nacho Fries from Power Plates by The Full Helping

The only thing better than sweet potato fries are sweet potato nacho fries. This vegan fries recipe is a hybrid of baked sweet potato fries and fully loaded nachos, with the sweet potatoes standing in for chips, topped with cashew queso, veggies, and black beans!

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Cheeseburger Fries by Vegan Travel Eats

Vegan Loaded Fries Recipe: Cheeseburger Fries by Vegan Travel Eats

These vegan cheeseburger fries are the ultimate comfort food. They’re loaded with familiar cheeseburger toppings and ground “beef”, and make the perfect snack to enjoy while watching tv or hanging with friends!

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Vegan Animal Style Fries by Zucker & Jagdwurst

Vegan Fries Recipe: Vegan Animal Style Fries by Zucker & Jagdwurst

If you’ve never heard of animal-style fries, it’s a dish off a Californian fast-food chain menu, and it means that they are topped with caramelized onions and a special sauce — and usually aren’t vegan. Isa&Julia of Zucker&Jagdwurst veganized this french fry dish, and it looks delicious!

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Chimichurri Loaded Sweet Potato Fries by The Curious Chickpea

Vegan Loaded Fries Recipe: Chimichurri Loaded Sweet Potato Fries by The Curious Chickpea

If you think you’re not hungry now, listen to this: garlicky chimichurri paired with earthy black beans, dollops of creamy almond cheese, buttery avocado, spicy fresh chiles, and lots of fresh chives, and all of it served over crisp, oven-baked sweet potato fries! Now that you’re hungry, head over to The Curious Chickpea for the full recipe!

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Vegan Walnut Meat Cheese Fries by Make It Dairy Free

Vegan Fries Recipe: Vegan Walnut Meat Cheese Fries by Make It Dairy Free

Some of you might remember the walnut meat recipe by Make It Dairy Free from our list of 15 Vegan Walnut Recipes You’ll Want to Bookmark, and if you didn’t make it then, this is your sign to make it now! This vegan fries recipe uses meatless walnut crumbles as a flavorful topping alongside homemade vegan nacho cheese, and it looks absolutely scrumptious!

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Vegan Loaded Texas Fries by Rabbit and Wolves

Vegan Loaded Fries Recipe: Vegan Loaded Texas Fries by Rabbit and Wolves

This vegan fries recipe that’s so good it will ruin all other fries for you — that’s how Lauren of Rabbit and Wolves describes these fries topped with BBQ sauce, Texas brisket rubbed mushrooms, jalapenos, and vegan cheese. Make a double batch because these will not last long!

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Loaded Chipotle Chick’n Fries by Eat Figs, Not Pigs

Vegan Loaded Fries Recipe: Loaded Chipotle Chick’n Fries by Eat Figs, Not Pigs

This vegan take on loaded nachos makes for a fun, spicy, and healthy snack, side dish, or appetizer. It’s made with waffle-cut french fries and chipotle seasoned blackened chick’n, as well as obligatory nacho cheese sauce and all the yummy veggie toppings!

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Chili Cheese Fries by Love and Lemons

Vegan Fries Recipe: Chili Cheese Fries by Love and Lemons

In case you were wondering, it’s okay to use store-bought frozen french fries when you’re making your own spicy vegan chili and sweet potato-based cheese sauce to top them from scratch! All that matters is that you enjoy the process and share the delicious results.

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Vegan Kimchi Fries by Christie at Home

Vegan Loaded Fries Recipe: Vegan Kimchi Fries by Christie at Home

If you can get your hands on some vegan kimchi, this recipe is a must-try for you! This vegan fries recipe calls for a simple combination of scallions, vegan mayo, crispy potatoes, and, of course, kimchi for a spicy twist on the classic.

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Vietnamese-inspired Fries by SO VEGAN

Vegan Fries Recipe: Vietnamese-inspired Loased Fries by So Vegan

These vegan fries are seasoned with some classic Vietnamese flavors, covered in fresh mint and coriander, and topped with generous amounts of sriracha, hoisin sauce, and garlic mayo. Delicious!

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Potato-less Vegan Fries Recipes

Parsley Root Fries With Roasted Tomato Ketchup by My New Roots

Parsley Root Fries With Roasted Tomato Ketchup by My New Roots

Forget potatoes, parsley root is here to offer you its french fry potential! In case you’ve never tried it, Sarah of My New Roots describes its flavor as “an herb-y potato”, and she pairs it wonderfully with some homemade roasted tomato ketchup. Sounds like his potato-less vegan fries recipe is definitely worth a try!

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Roasted Delicata Squash Fries by The Simple Veganista

Roasted Delicata Squash Fries by The Simple Veganista

If you’ve never had a squash fry, you’re missing out! This vegan fries recipe calls for 3 simple ingredients and is best enjoyed in the fall when squash is in season, so be sure to bookmark it for later.

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Baked Carrot Fries with Harissa Tahini Dip by Jessica in the Kitchen

Baked Carrot Fries with Harissa Tahini Dip by Jessica in the Kitchen

This potato-less vegan fries recipe can easily be a stand-in for sweet potato fries if you don’t have them on hand because it’s so visually similar and tastes just like them! Dip them in a dreamy homemade harissa tahini sauce and enjoy!

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Baked Avocado Fries by Veggie Kins

Baked Avocado Fries by Veggie Kins

Avo fries are a great twist on finger foods, existing somewhere between french fries and mozzarella sticks in terms of texture. They have a creamy center that’s wrapped in a flavourful, crunchy crust, and are definitely worth a try!

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Herbed Polenta Fries by Connoisseurus Veg

Herbed Polenta Fries by Connoisseurus Veg

Vegan food is full of surprises, and this recipe is as deceiving as it is delicious. Not only are these fries made of polenta instead of potatoes, but they’re also not even fried! And yet they are crispy, flavorful, and totally addictive.

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Yacho Fries by Hot For Food

Yacho Fries by Hot For Food

According to Lauren, the creator of Hot for Food, this recipe is more of a french fry salad, born out of leftover experiments and made with yuca root for fries and some sweet potato mash for the cheese sauce (hence the name: yacho = yuca + nachos). If you’re more of a classic potato french fry fan, be sure to look up Lauren’s Tokyo Street Fries recipe!

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Cajun Chickpea Fries with Cilantro Jalapeño Lime Dip by Vegan Richa

Cajun Chickpea Fries with Cilantro Jalapeño Lime Dip by Vegan Richa

Ever heard of fries made from chickpea flour? If not, these spicy cajun fries will change your life. They are golden crispy brown on the outside and creamy, tender and delicious on the inside — just like regular fries!

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Vegan Chick’n Fries by Thee Burger Dude

Vegan Chick'n Fries by Thee Burger Dude

The year is 2021, and we are at a point where it’s completely normal to celebrate National French Fry Day with some vegan fries made out of nothing other than plant-based chick’n! They’re served with creamy buffalo sauce, and a classic honey mustard because they are so perfect for dipping!

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Editor: Anna Kot.

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