Wondering what vegan meat brands to throw on the grill this summer?
On this episode of EATKINDLY With Me, Suresh Seneviratne and his sister, Sanjee, give the ultimate barbecue taste test. The siblings put three vegan meat brands to the test: Beyond Meat, Lightlife, and Tofurky.
Through two rounds, the duo taste test vegan burgers and hot dogs. “I feel like this is the adventures of brother and sister grilling for the first time. While everyone watches,” Suresh jokes.
Round 1: Burgers
“My sister and I are fans of Beyond Meat, we cook them a lot,” Suresh says. “I’m excited to try this Tofurky one and the Lightlife one.”
The winner: Beyond Burger. “This is really good,” Suresh says. “I would say, this is still my number one favorite. And a close second with the Lightlife one. But that is delicious. Really, really tender. It has a great flavor to it, a great char flavor.”
Round 2: Hot Dogs
“So looking at it from the side, it looks very much like the patty,” Suresh says of the Tofurky sausage. “It’s very compressed. We can see some of the ingredients in here. Moisture level is a little bit low.”
The Lightlife hot dogs are up next. “Oh, that’s good,” Suresh says. “You guys, that is a hot dog.”
“It might be my favorite,” Sanjee adds.
Last but not least, Beyond Meat’s sausage. “Oh my god,” Suresh says after taking a bite. “Literally, it tastes like you’re licking the grill.”
The winner: None other than Lightlife hot dogs.
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