6 Vegan Meals Even Carnivores Will Love

Are you a diehard meat lover? Does the mere thought of a vegan meal make you turn your nose up in disgust?

These six vegan meals are so hearty, savory, and packed with flavor, even the most devoted meat lover won’t be able to resist:

Spicy Vegan Peanut Butter Tofu With Sriracha

In addition to being a formidable tongue twister, spicy vegan peanut butter tofu with sriracha is also delicious. There’s nothing like a well spiced, properly cooked tofu dish to bring dinner together. You can have this on its own or serve it with some rice or quinoa and a side salad.

Vegan Chili

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Who needs meat when you’ve got beans and bulgur? Seriously, this vegan chili is incredibly flavorful and seriously satisfying — and, it only takes a little over an hour to whip up. Plus, the recipe feeds six to eight, which means you’ll have tons left over to freeze and enjoy again later!

Chickpea Curry

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This is a very basic version of chickpea curry that comes together quickly with a minimum of ingredients. While your traditional chickpea curry (chana masala) calls for a wide variety of spices you may not have lying around, this simple recipe just uses curry powder and cilantro. Simple and satisfying.

Vegan Mac ‘n Cheese

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What kind of recipe roundup would this be if it didn’t include some form of mac ‘n cheese? This vegan mac ‘n cheese recipe uses coconut milk, toasted walnuts, and nutritional yeast to create a creamy texture, while Dijon mustard, cayenne pepper, garlic, paprika, and onions spice it up. The addition of roasted vegetables make it even healthier.

Vegan Baked Potato Soup

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Traditional baked potato soup relies on bacon, milk, and sour cream for its smoky flavor and creamy texture. This vegan alternative uses almond milk, vegetable broth, vegan cheese, and Smart Bacon to recreate the original — and it does so magnificently.

Vegan Paella

Rice, vegetable stock and fresh veggies. What’s not to love? This veganized version of the traditional Spanish paella features both artichokes and asparagus — two veggies that don’t get nearly enough love in the kitchen.