These *Meat-Free* Dishes Will Make You Say Yes To A Vegetarian Diet

Raise your hand if you’ve considered switching to a ~greener~ diet but never really got down to it! We understand, Cosmo Girls. It’s hard to resist Korean BBQ or a really, really good burger. Sadly, there’s also the misconception that a vegetarian diet is either too bland or too expensive.

Enter: Veega, San Miguel’s newest line of plant-based food products that look and taste just like the meat dishes you love. They come in five variants of ready-to-eat ulam that perfectly suit the Pinoy palate, and we love how the price ranges from just P99 to P120 per pack!

Not sure what to expect? Here are some of the yummy meals you can prepare with this plant-based meat substitute:


There are plenty of reasons to love chicken nuggets: They go with practically anything, are a breeze to cook, and make for a great midnight snack. Veega’s Meat-Free Nuggets can give you just that, plus the meaty goodness you’ve grown to love without the actual meat! Simply toss them in your fryer and savor with rice, fries, or as is. 

“Meat” Balls

Who doesn’t love meatballs? They’re amazing on their own, with pasta, or even as palaman in your sandwich. You can now enjoy them meat-free with Veega’s Meat-Free Balls—just toss them with your fave ingredients as you would regular meatballs and you’re good to go. 


The list of food you can prepare with ground meat is practically endless. For a vegetarian twist, trade this versatile ingredient with Veega’s Meat-Free Giniling to enjoy dishes like arroz ala cubana or even tacos and wraps. Girls who don’t have a lot of time for cooking will love how convenient this ingredient is to use on the regular. Serve it to your fam and we bet they won’t even know that you didn’t use meat.


For your next big breakfast or e-numan spread, go for Veega’s Meat-Free Sausage. The delicious plant-based links make for a hearty meal that won’t leave you feeling too heavy or bloated. 

Classic Burger

For when you need a snack to get you through your afternoon break, whipping up a classic burger won’t take up much of your time with Veega’s Meat-Free Burger Patty. Load it up with your go-to condiments and go to town on your favorite merienda fix. You won’t miss that beef patty with this, we promise! 

FYI, Cosmo Girls, you don’t have to feel guilty about your meat cravings just because you’re keen on going green. Start by trading in meat with Veega products—this one little step just might make the transition feel like a breeze. 

Shop Veega meat-free products from leading supermarkets nationwide or online via Lazada, Shopee, and San Miguel The Mall. Follow Veega on Facebook.

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