Vegan Friday: Super Bowl snacks

So let’s say your sidekick waltzes in on Friday afternoon and informs you that the two of you are attending (or worse, hosting) a Super Bowl party in 48 hours. Annoying, yes, but don’t panic. Here are three vegan dip recipes you can throw together in about 30 minutes. That’s total, not each.

NOTE: These are the fastest possible versions of each recipe. If you have a little time and feel like dressing them up, any of these can be improved by substituting fresh ingredients for their processed counterparts, but the versions below are perfectly fine to eat while drinking beer and watching football.

This is an easy make-ahead recipe that works equally well as burrito filling.

Refried Beans

1 can pinto beans, drained
1 can Ro-Tel tomatoes with green chiles, drained
Olive oil
Onion powder
Garlic powder
Chili powder
Ground cumin

Refried beans also make a killer topping for chili dogs.

Put a little oil in the bottom of a big frying pan or wok, dump in the beans and Ro-Tel, and cook until heated through. Add onion powder, garlic powder, chili powder and cumin to taste. Mash with a potato masher and serve with tortilla chips.

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