Veggie Tom has tasted Quorn Peppered Steaks


By Veggie Tom 
I’ve tasted Quorn Peppered Steaks… should you put a pack in the trolley or leave them on the shelf?

The Quorn blurb reads:  Deliciously succulent Quorn steaks topped with green and red peppers and cracked black peppercorns.

OK: Quorn has taken on burgers, sausages and mince, but meat-free steak is a tougher sell. The two in this pack are decently sized and cook quickly and easily – so how do they taste?

The tasting note: Think Quorn burgers but flatter. It’s still a case of texture over taste, though a peppery coating lends some welcome heat and spice. Buy them if the price fits – but you’ll want some sauce on hand.

The full ingredient list: Quorn Steak (92%) Mycoprotein, Rehydrated Free Range Egg White, Onion, Flavouring, Rapeseed Oil, Milk Protein, Roasted Barley Malt Extract, Potato Protein, Tapioca Starch, Gelling Agent: Pectin , Pepper Coating: Water, Wheat Dextrose, Black Pepper, Salt, Green & Red Peppers, Vegetable Oil, Gelling Agent: Xantham Gum , 48% of product.

Mycoprotein?  A nutritious, meat-free form of quality protein, naturally low in fat and high in protein & fibre.

Can you eat it? Fine for veggies, but not if you’re avoiding: wheat, barley, eggs, onions, milk and lactose.

Should you put it in the trolley? If it’s steak night and you need a decent, easy, veggie substitute, go for it – just don’t expect to be blown away.

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Not forgetting:

Barcode: 5019503005257
Quorn Bacon Style Rashers
Fake bacon – the elusive veggie dream. You probably owe it to yourself to try these once, but once is enough. Tasted by Veggie Tom.

Barcode: 5019503003079
Quorn Chicken Style Slices
It’s an interesting product idea, but with an unpleasant taste and a raspy texture, these fall short of the mark. Tasted by Veggie Tom.

Barcode: 5019503021950
Quorn Vegetarian Sausages Garlic & Parsley
You’ll struggle to taste the wild garlic, but these are tasty sausages with a texture that’s not too far from the real thing. Buy them if the price is right. Tasted by Veggie Tom.

Barcode: 5019503022452
Quorn Chef’s Selection Tikka Masala
This is a really tasty microwave curry. It’s balanced, nicely spicy and filling, and the Quorn has plenty of flavour. Tasted by Veggie Tom.



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