For many people who desire to go vegan, pork is the hardest meat to give up. It’s easy to understand why; pork is used for bacon, sausages, hot dogs, BBQ sandwiches, and so many other foods people love. But not to worry, like so many other animal foods people think they can’t live without, pork is actually really easy to veganize! If you don’t believe me, just check out these awesome vegan “pork” recipes. You can use everything from tempeh to jackfruit to tofu or even mushrooms to replicate pork and make delicious plant-based versions of your favorite porky foods.
9 Picture Perfect Plant-Based “Pork” Recipes
#1. Dijon Vegan Pigs in a Blanket
These vegan pigs in a blanket are made with Fieldroast Frankfurters and vegan puff pastry. Get the recipe here.
#2. VEGAN BBQ “PULLED PORK” PIZZA WITH MANGO SALSA
Shredded hearts of palm are used to emulate pulled pork on this BBQ pizza. Get the recipe here.
#3. VEGAN ‘PORK’ AND APPLE SAUSAGE ROLLS
#4. Cocoa-Spiced Pork Chops
#5. Pine Mushroom “Minced Pork” and Beans
As the name implies, this minced “pork” is made from mushrooms. Get the recipe here.
#6. VEGAN PULLED PORK TACOS WITH PINEAPPLE SALSA
Hearts of palms take the place of real pork in these vegan “pulled pork” tacos. Get the recipe here.
#7. Vegan Pork Buns with Oyster Mushroom Bacon
Turns out, a little liquid smoke and some oyster mushrooms are all you need to make delicious vegan “pork” buns. Get the recipe here.
#8. Sweet & Sour Porkless Lettuce Cups
#9. Vegan Faux Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Instead of hearts or palm, this pulled “pork” is made from tempeh. You can also use jackfruit. Get the recipe here.