Dig In | Vegetarian


Baconesque White Cheddar Popcorn

March 20, 2015 in What's New

If it tastes like bacon and it smells like bacon, it must be bacon, right? Well, not exactly. Trader Joe’s Baconesque White Cheddar Popcorn has achieved the feat of tasting like bacon, without actually containing bacon. Let’s start at the very beginning (a very good place to start). Here, it all begins with air-popped butterfly popcorn, a special variety that pops into a fluffy piece of popcorn with a captivatingly crunchy center. That crunchy popcorn is loaded into a...

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Vegan Tikka Masala

February 16, 2015 in What's New

The combination of meat pieces (“tikka”) in a creamy sauce with savory spices (“masala”) is an Indian-style dish that is popular in restaurants around the world—especially in the U.K. where some say it originated. Trader Joe’s carries a few different versions of Tikka Masala, including Paneer Tikka Masala, and Chicken Tikka Masala. But, while our pieces of chicken or cheese cooked in Indian curry may keep carnivores and vegetarians grinning, the vegan who craves Indian food has had little reason to smile... until now...

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Quinoa Cowboy Veggie Burgers

September 16, 2014 in What's New

With a little bit of Andean ingenuity and a smidge of creative license borrowed from the American west, we’ve come up with an original—and delicious!—take on the near-ubiquitous “veggie burger.” In the interest of full disclosure, we’re compelled to reveal that the true inspiration for Trader Joe’s Quinoa Cowboy Veggie Burgers sprung from two of our favorite products: Organic Tri Color Quinoa, and Cowboy Caviar Salsa. These burgers are, more or less, a blend of the two. With multi-hued quinoa (red, white, and black) setting the stage, black beans, corn, red peppers, and plenty of seasonings are blended together and...

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