How to Cook Vegetarian Food That Non Vegetarians Will Enjoy

Tired of your meat-eating friends turning up their noses at your carefully prepared vegetarian dishes? You're not alone. Here are some ways to create meals that both vegetarians and carnivores can enjoy.

Steps

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    Use substitute meat products, such as soy burgers or tofu pepperoni.
    • Look for high quality products which simulate both the taste and texture of the desired meat product.
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    Cook recipes as you normally would, using the substitute meat. These products are great on the grill, in stews, or in sandwiches.
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    Use alternative protein sources, such as nuts, eggs, dairy and legumes. Cook dishes that do not rely on meat as a primary protein ingredient, such as noodles with peanut sauce.
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    Use exciting flavoring, as a common complaint is that dishes are "bland" without meat.
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    Let your guests customize by providing ingredients to be assembled. You can offer meat among the options. For example, a build-your-own-burrito buffet can include veggies, grated cheese, beans, salsa, and chicken chunks.
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    Adapt meaty classics into new recipes. For example, make your friend's favorite chili without the ground beef.

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Categories: Vegetarian