Anyone who’s tried to explain being vegan to friends and family usually comes across those people who roll their eyes and put up their hands and say they couldn’t possibly stop eating meat. It’s something that vegans have come to accept as pretty common. But the thing is, there are plenty of dishes out there that taste just as good as the meat-filled, cheese-covered stuff. We’re not talking kale salad with lemon here – these are rich, filling, spicy, sweet, flavor-packed vegan recipes that will have anyone who swears by steak doing a double take.
Chickpeas win all the awards.
Ugh so delicious it almost hurts to look at it.
So many flavors you’d never even know it was vegan. Honest.
So classy and so easy. A serious crowd-pleaser for everyone.
The roasted veggies have a flavor that rivals even the best steak.
Potato + pasta + pesto = world domination.
7. Peanut Stew
Peanut sauce on ALL the things.
8. Falafel Pie
Admit it, you’re intrigued.
Your carnivore friends might need a second or third bite to figure out if this isn’t an actual burger.
You didn’t think vegan recipes could be fancy? Silly rabbit.
Vegan recipes with “cheese” can be tricky, but this recipe nails it.
12. Potato Tacos
You’ll never miss meat in these tacos jam-packed full of explosive flavor.
Who needs steak to make a cheesesteak, really?
So fragrant and flavorful and totally vegan.
And for dessert…
Your carnivore friends will be begging for the recipe.
What are your favorite vegan recipes that could convert any carnivore? Tell us in the comments below! And remember, you can find delicious vegan snacks anytime on the Love With Food snack shop!