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10 Great Vegan Dishes in New Orleans

15:00 July 15, 2015
By: Jeremie Jenkins

New Orleans is the carnivore's stronghold no longer! As health-conscious options continue to sprout like wheatgrass, we highlight the best veggie meals the city has to offer.

10 Great Vegan Dishes in New Orleans

Beet Hummus from Green Goddess will have you seeing purple as you crunch fresh mirliton and chew warm bread, smacking yourself for not thinking of this heavenly combination first. 307 Exchange Pl. · 301-3347 · greengoddessrestaurant.com

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Eggplant Lover might get lost in Sukho Thai's extensive menu, but it's the standout meal on their vegan page, supplying enough soft, wok-fried eggplant (as well as peppers, onions, and jasmine rice) to satisfy even the emptiest stomachs. Uptown, Marigny · sukhothai-nola.com

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Nachos are easy to make vegan with salsa, black beans and guacamole, but Seed goes the extra mile by adding convincingly creamy cashew queso and sour cream to this heap of meatless bliss. 1330 Prytania St. · 302-2599 · seedyourhealth.com

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Vegan Crepes sound like a contradiction, or at least you might think so until you visit the Crepe Cart. No one does vegan and gluten-free crepes better (or at all), so just close your eyes and point anywhere on the menu. You can't lose. 1235 N. Peters St. · 734-985-1488 · facebook.com/crepewizard

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Vegan Pizza at Pizza Delicious comes by the slice or the pie, and melty vegan cheese makes this guiltless pleasure as filling as your non-vegan friend's choice. Also available without cheese. 617 Piety St. · 676-8482 · pizzadelicious.com

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Onigiri not sounding familiar? Odds are you've not tried seaweed-wrapped sticky rice with salted plum paste, a traditional Japanese appetizer at Yuki Izakaya that frazzles those under-stimulated umami taste buds. 525 Frenchmen St. · 943-1122

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Açai Bowls are always refreshing, so stop by Superfood Bar this summer to cool down with the equivalent of a smoothie in a bowl (except smoothies aren't garnished with coconut flakes and goji berries). 4113 Magazine St. · 891-7733 · superfoodbar.wix.com/nola

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Avocado Toast has never been simpler or more flavorful than at Juice NOLA in the St. Roch Market. Topping local bread with tart lemon, mashed avocado and red chili flakes, this healthy little joint will have you back for more. 2381 St. Claude Ave. · 802-503-5336 · juicenola.com

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Baked Fries at 3 Potato 4 in the French Market (right by the Crepe Cart) are a leaner alternative to French fries, and come with any one of a long list of vegan sauces, like curry ketchup or BBQ. 1235 N. Peters St. · 298-7761 · 3p4shop.com

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Uttapam is a savory Indian pancake cooked with curried vegetables and coconut slaw, lending the gluten free base a wonderfully saucy counterpart. Green Goddess strikes again! 307 Exchange Pl. · 504-301-3347 · greengoddessrestaurant.com

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