15 Vegetarian and Vegan Baked Beans Recipes

When you picture a side dish made of beans, you might not necessarily think of meat. But there it is – bacon, ham – lurking in baked bean recipes at neighborhood barbecues everywhere. Cue Jaws music.

So what’s a vegan or vegetarian to do? Offer to bring the baked beans yourself, that’s what! Vegetarian and vegan baked beans are the perfect protein-packed potluck dish and, if there aren’t many other options for you, they can make for a satisfying main too.

Bonus: with one of these full-flavored vegetarian baked beans recipes, you might just be surprised how many carnivores clamor for them too.

15 vegetarian and vegan baked beans recipes! Perfect special-diet-friendly potluck dishes - and the carnivores won't even know the difference.

1. Maple Baked Beans from Oh She Glows

2. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Maple-Sriracha Baked Beans from Kitchen Treaty

3. Vegetarian Baked Beans from A Way to Garden (a favorite gardening blog!)

4. Boston Baked Beans from Dizzy, Busy, and Hungry

5. Small-Batch Vegan Boston Baked Beans from An Edible Mosaic

6. Slow Cooker Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans from The Lemon Bowl

15 Vegetarian and Vegan Baked Beans Recipes - like these Small-Batch Vegan Boston Baked Beans from @anediblemosaic

Small-Batch Vegetarian Boston Baked Beans

7. Homemade Vegetarian Baked Beans (a 15-minute recipe!) from Amuse Your Bouche

8. Brown Sugar Barbecue Baked Beans from The Veg Life

9. Clean Eating Slow Cooker BBQ Beans from ifoodreal

15 Vegetarian and Vegan Baked Beans Recipes - like these Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans from @ifoodreal

Clean-Eating Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans

10. Slow Cooker Vegan Mango Barbecue Baked Beans from Kitchen Treaty

11. Bourbon Mango Slow Cooker Baked Beans from Oh My Veggies

12. Crock Pot Coconut Curry Baked Beans from Kitchen Treaty

13. Slow Cooker Speedy Baked Beans from Healthy Slow Cooking

14. Smoky Apple Baked Beans from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen

15. Slow Cooker Vegan Pumpkin Baked Beans from Kitchen Treaty

15 Vegetarian and Vegan Baked Beans Recipes - like these Crock Pot Coconut Curry Baked Beans from @kitchentreaty

Crock Pot Coconut Curry Baked Beans

And that’s a wrap! What are your favorite ways to enjoy baked beans? Share in the comments below!

Karen Raye

Kare is a vegetarian home cook living among carnivores. She loves creating irresistible and flexible recipes that help multi-vore families like hers keep the peace - deliciously.