Indulge in Maggiano’s Delicious Vegan Options!
Vegan dining has never been easier thanks to the vast variety of vegan options available at Maggiano’s Little Italy! The chain serves up delectable vegan dishes guaranteed to please even the most discerning of diner. Each meal is made with fresh, quality ingredients to create the perfect vegan Italian meal. From appetizers and entrees to desserts and drinks, Maggiano’s has something for everyone – and all of it is vegan! In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the vegan options that Maggiano’s offers and why you should indulge in them today.
Start off your vegan meal with one of Maggiano’s delicious vegan appetizers. Choose from favorites like the Roasted Red Peppers Napoli, a classic Italian appetizer featuring roasted red peppers, capers, and oregano in a light balsamic vinaigrette. Or try the Zucchini Fries, meltingly delicious strips of golden brown zucchini that are lightly seasoned and served with marinara sauce. If you’re in the mood for something a little more creative, the Fried Balsamic-Glazed Mushrooms are a savory combination of crispy mushrooms and sweet balsamic glaze.
When it comes to vegan entrees, Maggiano’s has an impressive selection of dishes to choose from. For a flavorful Mediterranean-inspired meal, try the Spanakopita Tofu. This dish consists of lightly pan-seared tofu, spinach, feta cheese, and artichoke hearts wrapped in phyllo dough. The flavors of the filling marry beautifully with the crunchy exterior. Alternatively, you may opt for the Eggplant Parmesan, which features lightly fried eggplant slices smothered in tomato sauce and vegan cheese.
A meal at Maggiano’s wouldn’t be complete without a side dish or two! Vegans have plenty of options to choose from, including the Garlic Spinach, which comes with sautéed spinach and garlic in extra-virgin olive oil. The Grilled Asparagus is another great option and is made with fresh asparagus spears, grilled to perfection and served with lemon butter. For something a bit more indulgent, try the Braised Broccoli Rabe, a savory mix of tender broccoli rabe and garlic.
Vegan Pasta Dishes
If you’re in the mood for something carb-heavy, Maggiano’s has several vegan pasta dishes to choose from. The Gorgonzola Tortellini is a classic Italian pasta dish made with fresh, hand-rolled tortellini filled with a creamy vegan gorgonzola cheese and served with a tomato cream sauce. Another fan favorite is the Spaghetti Primavera, a vegan take on the classic Italian dish. Here, the spaghetti is tossed with vegetables such as mushrooms, peppers, and zucchini in a light garlic and olive oil sauce.
When it comes to vegan pizza, Maggiano’s is the place to be. Try the Margherita Pizza, a classic Italian pie topped with tomatoes, mozzarella (vegan), fresh basil, and a drizzle of olive oil. Or, for something a bit heartier, try the Roasted Vegetable Pizza. This delicious pizza is topped with roasted cauliflower, zucchini, squash, mushrooms, and peppers and finished with a drizzle of olive oil and vegan cheese.
No meal at Maggiano’s would be complete without a vegan dessert! Enjoy one of the chain’s delectable vegan cakes or pies, such as the Chocolate Cake or the Apple Pie. Or, if you’re in the mood for something a bit more indulgent, try the Cannoli. This classic Italian dessert is filled with vegan ricotta cheese, chocolate chips, and topped with powdered sugar and chocolate sauce.
Finally, to top off the meal, opt for one of Maggiano’s refreshing vegan drinks. Try a glass of vegan wine, such as the Sartori Bellini, or a vegan beer, like the Lagunitas IPA. Non-alcoholic options include the Watermelon Mint Cooler and the Hibiscus Mint Iced Tea, both of which are made with freshly-squeezed juices and herbs.
At Maggiano’s Little Italy, you don’t have to compromise on taste or flavor to enjoy vegan dishes. With fresh ingredients and creative takes on classic Italian dishes, each vegan meal at Maggiano’s will transport you to the heart of Italy. So the next time you’re looking for a vegan meal that is both delicious and satisfying, look no further than Maggiano’s Little Italy!
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