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5 International Vegan Recipes for an Inspiring Menu

As the plant-based market continues to grow, vegan options are poised to take the centre stage on menus. By capitalizing on the popularity of international flavours,1 the possibilities are endless! Here are 5 ideas, whipped up by influencer chefs that will inspire you to create vegan dishes that stand out from the crowd.

Italian Comfort:Vegan Gnocchi with Kale and Pistachio Pesto

Gnocchi is the hottest pasta of the moment,2 which makes this vegan twist interesting.3 Add Vitalite Plant-Based Mozzarella Flavoured Shreds to this recipe to create a rich and creamy sauce with perfectly balanced flavours.


Potato Pancakes: A Vegan Take on a Korean Dish

Consumers looking for new culinary experiences are particularly interested in fusion cuisine and bold flavours.4 You can jump on this trend with these spicy pancakes inspired by Gamja-jeon, the traditional Korean potato pancake.

Complement the crunchy texture of the pancake with a silky vegan sauce featuring Vitalite Plant-Based Mozzarella Flavoured Shreds.

Vegan Lahmajoun

Mediterranean flavours are quite popular with consumers,5 so it's in your best interest to explore options that could meet the demand and ensure you attract new customers, while keeping your regular ones coming back.

With that in mind, a meatless version of lahmajoun is a great option. It can be made just like a white pizza, is packed full of flavours, and can be a great option for both sharing and regular menus. Simply use Vitalite Plant-Based Mozzarella Flavoured Shreds as a base before adding a few toppings, and there you have it! Another original addition to the menu.


Vegan Latkes: A Classic Ashkenazi Dish With a Creamy, Spicy Twist

Did you know that 53% of consumers enjoy spicy flavours?6 Taking advantage of this trend is a sure bet! Revisiting this dish to add a spicy touch is guaranteed to satisfy and will certainly entice customers to discover new flavours!

The secret touch that will have everybody coming back for more? Vitalite Plant-Based Mozzarella Flavoured Shreds ensure a melt-in-your-mouth experience to balance out the dish with finesse.


Vegan Roasted Sweet Potatoeswith Pickled Jalapeños

Queso sauce is one of today's most popular cheese sauces,7 and baked fries are always a hit.8 Grilled sweet potato wedges are the perfect comfort dish, and that has everything it takes to be a hit on your menu!

By using Vitalite Plant-Based Mozzarella Flavoured Shreds, you can create a vegan version of queso sauce, perfect for those who enjoy Mexican-inspired flavours.9



Browse these plant-based inspirations to discover new ideas for blending flavours! For more expert advice, subscribe to our À LA CARTE newsletter!

1 Technomic Ignite Menu Data, Q2 2021-Q2 2023
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Technomic Ignite Menu Data, Q4 2020-Q4 2021
Technomic Omnibus Consumer Survey, July 2022
Technomic Survey of 1176 consumers, 2022
Technomic Canadian Trendy Flavours Report, 2021
Technomic International Cuisine Trend Data, Q2 2021-Q2 2022
Technomic Omnibus Consumer Survey, July 2022
Technomic Ignite Menu Data, Q1 2022

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