Whoever said being vegan was bland and boring definitely did not try out these plant-based ‘meat alternative recipes on TikTok. Whether you’re new to the vegan lifestyle or have been vegan for years, we’ve got you covered with these 10 incredibly easy and mouth-watering recipes that are guaranteed to impress you with every bite.
After you try these 10 plant-based ‘meat’ TikTok recipes, don’t forget to check out the 10 Easy Vegan Recipes Everyone Should Know, 20 Easy, Vegan Recipes to Inspire You and Your Family and 25 Vegan Recipes That Will Make You Forget About Meat, Dairy and Eggs for Good to get started. For even more, take a look at these 15 recipes that are some of our easiest, most delicious recipes to help you cook meat-free.
1. Vegan Seitan ‘Beef’
@tyberrymuchVegan seitan beef! Recipe in comments #seitan #vegan #recipesoftiktok #veganrecipe #veganbeef #veganmeat #plantbasedrecipes♬ Lazy Sunday – Official Sound Studio
Source: Emily/Thank You Berry Much
If you’ve never made seitan from scratch, you’re missing out! This vegan seitan beef recipe by Thank You Berry Much will impress your non-vegan friends. It has a chewy texture on the inside, and gets a bit crispy and caramelized on the outside. You can serve these on top of rice, noodles, and even in sandwiches!
2. Vegan BBQ ‘Ribs’
@onegreatveganI have no words 🤯 #veganrecipes #foodtiktok #meat #plantbased♬ original sound – onegreatvegan
Source: One Great Vegan
These just might be the most appetizing vegan ribs you’ve ever seen! Made with jackfruit, plant-based burgers, and BBQ seasoning, this vegan BBQ ribs recipe by One Great Vegan demonstrates just how flavorful, satisfying, and easy to make, vegan food can be. No need to settle for boring, flavorless vegan recipes with inspiring TikTok’s like this one!
3. Vegan ‘Steak’
@ballehurnsReply to @stellas220 vegan steak #seitan #veganmeat #plantbasedrecipes♬ follow for follow back – Kei Ai
With summer just around the corner, you are guaranteed to impress everyone at your next summer barbeque outing with this plant-based Steak fillet recipe by Balle Hurns. These fillets only require a few simple ingredients, so you won’t have to spend hours in a hot kitchen. After discovering this TikTok account, you can now look forward to trying tons of vegan recipes and incorporating more veggies into your diet, without sacrificing taste!
4. Vegan Wings
@matthewinthekitchenYou can make VEGAN wings with cauliflower??!! Vegan cooking is kinda fun! #cooking #vegan #veganrecipe #cauliflower #vegancooking #wings #chickenwing♬ original sound – Matthew Merril
Who knew you can make buffalo wings out of cauliflower? Though obviously not the same as regular wings, these buffalo cauliflower wings are packed with flavor flavorful and are infinitely healthier. Your mind will be blown after trying this recipe for vegan cauliflower wings by Matthew in the kitchen.
5. Carrot ‘Bacon’
Source: Tabitha Brown/iamtabithabrown
Thinly sliced carrot strips are marinated in a mixture of liquid smoke, maple syrup, garlic powder, smoked paprika, and onion powder, and thrown into an air-fryer to make this ground-breaking crispy carrot ‘bacon’ recipe by Tabitha Brown. With this plant-based recipe, you will be getting all of the delicious flavor without the cholesterol!
6. Meatless Mushroom ‘Meatballs’
@max_lamannaMeatless Mushrooms – recipe on my IG #tiktok #fyp #vegan #meatballs♬ original sound – Max La Manna
Source: Max La Manna
These meatless mushroom ‘meatballs’ by TikToker Max La Manna are blended with Worchester sauce, nutritional yeast, onions, garlic, and a heap of other deliciously fragrant herbs and spices. Serve these plant-based ‘meatballs’ in your favorite marinara sauce over pasta for a quick and easy meal!
7. Vegan Hack: 3-Ingredient Veggie Burger
@cheaplazyvegan3 ingredient vegan burgers! 😜 #MyStyle #easyrecipe #veganism #vegan #veganrecipes #veganfood #recipe #recipesforyou #veganhacks♬ Steven Universe – L.Dre
Source: Cheap Lazy Vegan
Are you looking for a healthier alternative to processed vegan burgers? This 3-ingredient veggie burger recipe by Cheap Lazy Vegan is super easy to whip up. All you need is a few simple ingredients and a food processor and you’ve got yourself a delicious meal! You can check out more of Cheap Lazy Vegan’s recipes on her youtube channel.
8. Vegan Nuggets
@vegan.roeyVEGAN NUGGETS🌱 #vegan#veganfood#veganrecipe#plantbased#healthycooking #govegan#crueltyfree#plantbaseddiet#veganfoodie#veganmeal#nuggets#vegannuggets♬ It’s Tricky – RUN DMC
Source: Vegan Roey
Have you ever wanted to make plant-based ‘chicken’ nuggets from scratch? Well, this is the recipe you’ve been waiting for. Vegan Roey shows us how to make vegan nuggets that will even have non-vegans fooled! With some vital wheat gluten and a handful of spices, you will have yourself an easy and delicious snack in no time!
9. Healthy Vegan Taco Meat
@plantyouCilantro – YAY OR NAY? 🤷♀️ Either way these vegan tacos are 10/10. #familydinner #vegan #veganrecipe #tacos #tacotime #plantbased #recipe♬ Stunnin’ (feat. Harm Franklin) – Curtis Waters
Source: Carleigh Bodrug/Plantyou
Carleigh shows us how to make healthy vegan taco meat that tastes just like, if not better than the real thing. All you will need is mushrooms, walnuts, soy sauce, and a handful of spices. You can add this healthy taco ‘meat’ into taco shells and top it off with avocado, tomato salsa, a sprinkle of lime juice, and coconut yogurt to act as a vegan sour cream.
10. Pineapple Tofu Skewers
@alyssafontainerdVegan skewers🍍 Detailed recipe on IG! #vegantiktok #vegan #veganrecipesmadesimple #veganrecipeshare♬ Delicious – Pabzzz
Source: Alyssa Fontaine RD
If you’ve never tried this tofu and pineapple combination, then you’re seriously missing out! Dietician, Alyssa Fontaine shows us how to make these refreshing and protein-packed pineapple tofu skewers. These skewers are perfect for hot summer months when you feel like cooking outside on the grill.
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