Restaurant chains join forces with makers of plant-based meat alternatives to launch new flexitarian offerings.
Carl’s Jr. is bringing its Beyond Meat partnership into the breakfast segment with two new offerings that will be available all day.
The Beyond Sausage Burrito features a plant-based Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty, scrambled egg, shredded cheese, hash browns, tomatoes and salsa served in a warm flour tortilla.
The Beyond Sausage Egg & Cheese Biscuit includes a plant-based Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty topped with a slice of American cheese and a folded egg served on a biscuit.
Fazoli’s has joined forces with Impossible Foods, Inc. to offer spaghetti dishes featuring plant-based meat sauce. The Italian fast-casual chain is debuting Impossible meat sauce, made with ground Impossible Burger, and testing it at five locations near its headquarters in Lexington. Fazoli’s will incorporate the meat alternative, made with soy protein, into two Italian menu items.
The Impossible Spaghetti features a bed of spaghetti topped with Impossible meat sauce, tomatoes, garlic and basil.
The Impossible Baked Spaghetti includes spaghetti topped with Impossible meat sauce, tomatoes, garlic and basil all topped with mozzarella cheese and baked.
Brussels sprouts star in all four new offerings from Modern Market Eatery’s Chef’s Picks menu for the winter season.
The Beyond Sausage Pizza is topped with ricotta, shaved Brussels sprouts, roasted onion, plant-based Beyond Sausage Italian crumbles, smoky Jack cheese and chile oil.
The Harvest Cobb Salad features Romaine lettuce, roasted chicken, shaved Brussels sprouts, hard-boiled egg, green apple, sweet potato, pomegranate seeds, candied walnuts and scallion ranch dressing.
The Ricotta Pom Toast is a slice of sourdough toast topped with ricotta cheese, Brussels sprouts, kale, bacon, pomegranate seeds and Grana Padano cheese.
The Seasonal Fire-Roasted Veggies dish includes Brussels sprouts, roasted broccoli, cauliflower, radish and carrots.
Hardee’s is taking its test partnership with Beyond Meat nationwide with four new all-day options made with the company’s plant-based meat alternatives.
The Beyond Sausage & Egg Biscuit includes a plant-based Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty and a folded egg served on a biscuit.
The Original Beyond Thickburger features a plant-based Beyond Burger patty topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion, dill pickles, ketchup, mustard and mayo on a toasted bun.
The Beyond Sausage Burrito contains a plant-based Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty, folded eggs, shredded cheddar cheese and hash browns wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.
The Beyond Sausage Biscuit includes a plant-based Beyond Breakfast Sausage patty served on a biscuit.
For the new year, Arby’s is adding a new fish sandwich and a new side to its menu.
The Fish ‘N Cheddar Sandwich features a crispy fish fillet with cheddar cheese sauce, iceberg lettuce and tartar sauce served on a sesame seed bun.
The White Cheddar Mac ‘N Cheese is made with elbow macaroni and a creamy white cheddar cheese sauce.
Olive Garden is bringing back its Oven Baked Pastas and adding two new offerings to the lineup.
The Four Meat Italian Mac & Cheese features baked macaroni and cheese made with Alfredo sauce and Italian cheeses all topped with a meat sauce of braised beef, Italian sausage, bacon and pan-seared beef.
The Smoked Mozzarella Shrimp Rigatoni includes shrimp, smoked mozzarella and toasted breadcrumbs with rigatoni pasta baked in seafood Alfredo sauce with spinach.
A new sandwich and a new dessert are joining the lineup at Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers.
The Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich features sliced seasoned steak, grilled onions, green bell peppers and melted Swiss cheese tucked inside a toasted hoagie roll.
The Nestle Toll House Cookie Concrete is made with frozen custard blended with Nestle Toll House cookie spread and cookie crumbles all topped with whipped cream and more cookie crumbles
Pieology Pizzeria is pumping up the protein on its menus with the addition of shredded pulled pork as a topping option. The meat is featured in the new Sweet & Smoky Pulled Pork Pizza, made with shredded pulled pork, red onions, cilantro and a tangy barbecue sauce.