10 Badass Recipes for Making Your Own Vegan Meats

by Sarah Von Alt|
November 8, 2017
I think I speak for the majority of vegans when I say that I didn’t stop eating meat because I didn’t like the taste. Most vegans grew up eating meat, and many family traditions center on food. Finding animal-free versions of our favorite meats is a great way to recreate nostalgic dishes without horrific animal suffering and environmental degradation.
Feeling adventurous? Give these meaty meat-free recipes a shot:
1. Vegan Popcorn Chicken 
Get the recipe.
2. Seitan Negimaki 
3. Apple Fennel Dogs 
This recipe from Vegan Yack Attack is sure to impress.
4. Vegan Fried Chicken
Vegans really can have it all. Recipe here.
5. Seitan Roast Stuffed With Shiitakes and Leeks
This recipe will not disappoint.
6. Perfect Homemade Seitan Steaks
Vegan steak?! Anything is possible with this recipe.
7. Vegan Turkey-Style Deli Slices 
Sandwiches for days! Get the recipe.
8. Spicy Tempeh Breakfast Sausages 
9. Chicken-Fried Seitan Cutlets 
Get the recipe.
10. Seitan Chops Smothered in Apples and Ginger 
Trust us, everything Isa Chandra makes is amazing! Recipe here.
Not ready to make your own vegan meat? Click here for our favorite store-bought varieties.

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