5 April Fools’ Recipes that Will Make Them Think They’re Eating the Real Thing

April 1st, 2019


Bacon, wings and meatballs are all on the menu this Meatless Monday, but the recipes all have one very important thing in common: they’re meatless, of course! In honor of April Fools’ Day, consider cooking up a dish that poses as meat. It’s up to you whether you’ll let your diners know they’re eating meatless versions of their dinner favorites. From mushroom-based “meat” balls to succulent sandwiches that swap in jackfruit for pork, this April Fools’ Day is guaranteed to be a tasty one.

Pulled Jackfruit Sandwiches from the Veg Life


Cauliflower Buffalo Wing Bites from the Saucy Southerner


Potato Salad with Coconut “Bacon” from Migraine Relief Recipes


Black Bean Meatless Balls and Zucchini Noodles from the Happy Health Freak


Eggplant and Shiitake “Meatballs” from Sarcastic Cooking


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