Spicy Vegan Recipes

View all my spicy vegan recipes! With these spicy recipes, you can make them as spicy as you like. Here at spicy vegan food, we love the heat! 🔥 You can search for a quick and easy recipe like my Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Quesadillas or you can find a great group vegan appetizer like one of my personal favorites the Vegan Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings I’m sure you’ll find a perfect spicy vegan recipe that will satisfy your tastebuds. Be mindful though, and make sure to listen to your body and grab a drink to quell the spice!

How to make your Spicy Vegan Recipes hotter?

You can choose to add more chili flakes, or whatever spice I’m using in the recipe! The spice level in a recipe is a personal preference so feel free to turn the heat up or down. My recipes are recommendations for an average spice level.

Red Chilli Peppers for spicy vegan recipes

What type of spices do I use in my recipes?

  • Red Pepper Flakes -Chili flakes are a blend of many types of peppers. Also known as crushed red pepper or hot chili flakes.
  • Chili Powder – Not just the ground version of red pepper flakes. Can contain spices like cumin or garlic powder.
  • Paprika – Made from peppers. Three variants: Hot, sweet, and smoked.
  • Cayenne Pepper – Made from ground cayenne, sometimes blended with other spices.
  • Black Pepper – Black Pepper is a pantry staple with great versatility.
  • Habanero – Habanero holds the title for hottest commercially grown pepper.
  • Ginger – Made from dried, ground ginger root.
  • Cinnamon – Ground from the bark of the Cinnamomum tree. Two forms: stick and powdered.
  • Mustard Seed – Yellow Mustard Seeds, Brown Mustard Seeds, Black Mustard Seeds
  • Cardamom – Herbal warmth underpinned by a hint of smokiness.
  • Allspice – strong aroma resembling cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg.
  • Sumac – Opens up with an acidic flavor, followed by a fruity profile.
  • Turmeric – Distinctive earthy bitterness that makes it stand out.
  • Cajun Seasoning – Blend made up of paprika, cayenne, garlic powder, onion powder, and sometimes other spices.
  • Italian Seasoning – Contains a mixture of fresh culinary herbs like basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary, and sage.
  • Jamaican Jerk – Spice blend of allspice and Scotch bonnet peppers.
  • Curry – Not a spice in itself, but a blend of a bunch of spices.

Vegan Hot Sauce For My Spicy Vegan Recipes

Below is a list of some of my go-to hot sauces. You will probably find a wide variety of local hot sauces in your grocery store I listed some of the more common ones below. To keep the hot sauces easier to find I have listed some of the most popular ones that I use in my Spicy Vegan Recipes. You can find more of my vegan food and spice recommendations here.