What’s in plant-based meat?
- Leading plant-based meat brands use ingredients like soy protein, potato protein, pea protein, and coconut and canola oils.
How does the nutrition compare to meat?
- Plant-based meats have about the same amounts of calories and fat as real meat, and are higher in fiber. They’re also a great source of protein. For example, vegetarian meats have 16g to 20g protein per serving, which is comparable to beef and sausages.
What does plant-based meat taste like?
- The flavor of these meat alternatives is very close to real meat with lots of umami (a savory, satisfying taste). They also have a similar meaty texture and brown just like beef and sausage.
What’s the best way to cook plant-based meat?
- Grill meatless sausages whole or slice at an angle and sauté until browned and heated through. Sear or grill patties just like beef burgers for 3-4 minutes per side. Cook crumbles in a skillet until heated through.
Vegetarian Sausage and Peppers Sauté