Don't Sacrifice Your Meaty Faves - Vegucate Them!
1. Beans and Legumes
Do you shed a single tear when you see a juicy burger? In addition to making a hearty and savory base for soups, stews, and a variety of Latin dishes, beans can be mashed into a flavorful burger patty.
Hack: beans might be even better than beef at absorbing spices, so your sophisticated palate won't be disappointed if you develop a signature spice mixture or infuse a basic patty recipe with detoxifying turmeric or tangy Hoisin.
You can't get much closer to a steak sandwich than simply grilling a Portobello mushroom cap with a sprinkle of salt and putting it on your favorite sourdough or gluten-free bread.
Hack: dip your sammy in a cup of veggie broth like a classic French Dip without the meat sweats.
A fruit, yes, but the slightly-sweet stand-in can make a savory stir-fry, pulled "pork" sandwich, or anything else typically paired with BBQ sauce. Imagine a Thai-inspired pineapple fried rice with jackfruit instead of chicken - the sweetness perfectly balanced with heat and tang for a total Umami experience!
We saved our favorite superfood for last. What may be surprising is just how versatile this seemingly bland, colorless veggie can be. Sliced as a "steak," grated into a flaky, just-like-dough pizza crust, or drenched in your favorite dipping sauce as a substitute for chicken wings, there really is no limit to what you can do. And no limit to the CAULIPOWERFUL products you'll see from us in the future ;)
Go easy on the planet, but hard on flavor. And don't forget, any of these veggie substitute ideas can be a pizza topping! So grab a CAULIPOWER crust and get vegucated.
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