6 Plant-Based Meals Even Your Steak-Loving Dad Will Rave About

mbg Contributor By Leah Vanderveldt
mbg Contributor
Leah Vanderveldt is an author living in Brooklyn, New York. She received her bachelor’s in communications and media from Fordham University, and is certified in culinary nutrition from the Natural Gourmet Institute. She is the author of two cookbooks: The New Nourishing and The New Porridge.

Want to give dad the gift of a good plant-based meal this Father's Day? We've got you covered. Here are six dishes so good he won't even realize they're vegan.

Spicy Ramen

6 Plant-Based Meals Even Your Steak-Loving Dad Will Rave About

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A big bowl of umami-packed ramen noodles doesn't need any meat at all, but if in doubt, put an egg on it.

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Vegan BBQ Lentils With Millet Polenta

A good smoky BBQ sauce forgives all meatlessness and takes the humble lentil into dad-approved territory.

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Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas

As far as we're concerned, enchiladas should always be filled with butternut squash and black beans.

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Vegan Spaghetti Carbonara

Creamy cashew sauce and marinated mushroom "bacon" transform this classic meat-and-dairy dish into a plant-powered triumph.

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Chili Cauliflower Tacos With Mango Salsa

Fill tortillas with crispy cauliflower and chickpeas and top with fresh salsa for quick and colorful tacos that everyone will love.

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Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Pie

For the dads with a sweet tooth, go for a timeless chocolate and peanut butter combo.

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