There’s a lot of debate about why vegans choose to eat plant-based versions of animal products, particularly meat and some of these are extremely similar in taste, texture, and smell to that of the real deal. However despite the stigma, if eating a veganized version of familiar food helps someone to transition into a plant-based lifestyle – that is a positive move which should not only be supported but encouraged.

Yes – why not have a sizzling vegan steak in thick burger buns with a pint of beer and a large side of fries?

10 Ways You Can Still Eat a Juicy Steak as a Vegan


1. Gluten-Free Vegan ‘Steak’

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Gourmandelle says “If you crave a delicious, healthy, no-gluten vegan steak, this is the recipe you’ll want to make! It has a great texture and delicious barbecue steak taste!” Unlike most vegan steaks, this recipe has no seitan; therefore no gluten and makes it perfect for people who are looking for an allergen-free recipe.

Get the recipe here.

2. ‘Smoked Steak’ by Wheaty

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Per 100g, this pre-made vegan steak has a whopping nearly 34g of protein. Natural beech wood is used to give this product a beautiful, smoky flavor that is perfect for a summer BBQ. They’re even certified organic!

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3. Perfect Seitan ‘Steaks’

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When you’re craving something familiar and satisfying, this recipe could well be your new go-to. Also, seitan boasts a huge amount of protein and the texture can be argued as the closest plant-based alternative to traditional meat.

Get the recipe here.

4. ‘Cowgirl Veggie Steaks’ by Viana

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This product has a whopping 30g of protein per 100g serving and is made using organic, GMO-free and 100% vegan ingredients. They’re spicy, hearty and are loved by the whole family when served as a Sunday night roast.

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5. Whole Food ‘Steak’

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Crispy. Fabulous. Homemade. The perfect substitute to pre-packaged, processed alternatives. Plus, it’s made using only whole foods so you can have your steak and eat it too.

Get the recipe here.

6. Southwest BBQ Grillerz by Terra Vegane

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Vegan, organic and accompanied with a Southwest BBQ style sauce, these ‘steaks’ can be grilled for a couple of minutes then are ready to go in sandwiches, straight on your plate or cut into steak-like strips. They have 27g of protein per 100g, making this product the perfect thing for vegan gains.

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7. ‘Cheesesteak’ Sandwiches

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You are bound to impress friends with this recipe,” made with crispy pan-fried seitan, Italian long hot peppers and onions, smothered in vegan sweet potato cheese.” For a taste of nostalgia, and a damn good sandwich, this is your go-to.

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8. Black Pepper ‘Steaks’ by Vegetarian Plus

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100% vegan-friendly and 100% delicious – even the most hardcore meat fans are going to want to load up their meals with this alternative product. This would make the perfect focus of any gourmet dish as it is prepared with great ease and delivers a familiar taste that is loved by many.

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9. Vegan ‘Filet Mignon’

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Look no further than this vegan recipe for a tender ‘steak’ that is as juicy as real meat. Seasoned perfectly, you will be unlikely to tell the difference. Fire up the BBQ, please!

Get the recipe here.

10. Vegan ‘Steak’ by Veganforall

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This steak is nutritious, protein-dense and very appetizing (if you’re into that kinda thing). It is also an extremely versatile product and made using non-GMO, non-animal ingredients as certified by vegan.org. Plus it doesn’t contain any trans fat!

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