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Disney makes use of vegan Impossible Citizens in “No Meatball” sandwich

The Citizen is Impossible, a vegetarian meat substitute, but Disney’s “No Meatball” sub vegetarian, not vegan.

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Disney might be the most magical place on Earth, but at a certain point in the science begins to look like magic. Now Disney is the latest company to convert from the high-tech, “bleeding” vegetarian meat from Impossible Foods on the menu with a “No Meatball” sub designed to taste like it is made of real meat.

Foodbeast the Constantine Spyrou tasted of the sub, which is available for sale at the Paradise Garden Grill in Disney’s California Adventure theme park, and said that it was, “the closest to a vegetarian meat has ever gotten to the real deal.”

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Impossible Citizen ‘ s vegan meat substitutes is changed to hamburgers in the past, but Disney used to make the meatballs, then stuffed them in a crusty bun and covered them in marinara sauce and mozzarella to make what appears to an observer as a completely ordinary meatball sandwich. No one would guess by looking that the meat does not come from an animal, and the sandwich is vegetarian.

Disney has teamed up with Impossible Food to prove that vegetable meat can taste like the real thing. https://t.co/PFYArI5u6u pic.twitter.com/VoBTVHKAWQ

— foodbeast.com (@foodbeast) March 10, 2018

The Citizen is Impossible, a vegetarian meat substitute, but Disney’s “No Meatball” sub vegetarian, not vegan. The balls are made with the egg and the sandwich is topped with mozzarella, which means that most vegans are not able to enjoy. Vegetarians and curious omnivores can try the sandwich for $10.99 at the Paradise Garden Grill during the Food & Wine Festival in California Adventures, which runs until 12 April. For anyone who is inspired to get creative with their own meat substitutes, here are seven simple recipes to help you go vegan.

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