Omnivores may turn their nose up at vegans but the fact is many of the popular dishes out there are vegan by nature. Need examples? Check out these 10 popular recipes you probably didn't know were vegan.
Everyone's favorite Mexican dip is 100% vegan. Avocados, tomatoes, chilies, cilantro, lemon juice and salt are all you need to make it.
Stuffed Green Bell Peppers
Stuffed peppers are prepared in a variety of ways. Although some fillings do call for meat you'll often find vegetarian and vegan versions. Try these gorgeous bell peppers stuffed with rice, pine nuts, olives and tomatoes.
This Middle Eastern favorite is a tangy salad that combines bulgur with plenty of herbs, fresh lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, tomatoes and onions.
Spring Rolls with Soy Sauce
Who doesn't love devouring a crispy spring roll? This classic Asian appetizer is also naturally vegan thanks to a delectable veggie filling.
You can scoop it up with bread, serve it alongside pasta...anyway you serve it caponata is one tasty Italian dish that also happens to be naturally vegan.
Whether baked or fried, these cumin-laced chickpea fritters are a scrumptious vegan treat few can resist.
Summer wouldn't be complete without gazpacho, a classic Spanish cold soup featuring a refreshing blend of tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, extra virgin olive oil and bread.
This spiced basmati rice is laced with nuts and spices like cinnamon and cardamom. An exotic recipe perfect for vegans.
Juicy tomatoes, thinly sliced onions and day-old bread are the base of this popular Tuscan summer salad.
When the summer heat gets too much to bear cool off with this icy Italian dessert made with only four ingredients.