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28 (Really Good) Trader Joe's Products That Happen To Be Vegan

Whether you're totally vegan or just trying to cut back on meat or dairy.

It can sometimes be difficult to grocery shop and cook satisfying, delicious, and affordable meals if you're following a vegan diet.

But whether you're totally vegan or just trying to cut back on meat or dairy, Trader Joe's makes it easy. Here are some must-try vegan products to pick up at your local T.Js. (And if your favorite isn't on here, leave it in the comments!)

1. Thai Vegetable Gyoza

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Serve these veggie-packed Thai-style dumplings with T.J's frozen vegetable fried rice and sweet chili sauce for a totally vegan meal that rivals your favorite take-out version.

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2. Cashew Fiesta Dip

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Creamy cashews, potatoes, carrots, onions, green chiles, and jalapeño peppers make for one outrageously good party dip.

3. Peanut Udon Noodle Salad

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This udon noodle and vegetable salad comes ready to eat, complete with a delicious peanut ginger dressing. Turn it into an even more filling meal by adding tofu or tempura cauliflower.

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4. Yellow Jackfruit Curry With Jasmine Rice

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Jackfruit makes for a seriously convincing meat alternative. Doused in yellow curry with rice and veggies, you won't even realize this meal is vegan.

5. Chicken-Less Mandarin Orange Morsels

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T.J's mandarin orange chicken is such a fan-favorite, they decided to make a meatless version (and I'm not mad about it). Serve these babies over rice with steamed veggies.

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6. Falafel Mix

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Just add water for restaurant-quality falafel. Just don't forget the pita and Mediterranean-style hummus.

7. Spicy Pumpkin Curry Simmer Sauce

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Grab your favorite fall vegetables — butternut squash, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, and more — and simmer them in this savory pumpkin sauce with a spicy kick.

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8. Creamy Almond Cultured Yogurt Alternative

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This almond-based yogurt is available in mango and vanilla. It's a great on-the-go breakfast for when you're in a rush.

9. Vegan Protein Patties

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If you're not in the mood for a burger, try shredded Trader Joe's turkey-less and beef-less protein patties on top of salad, in pasta à la Bolognese, or in a wrap sandwich.

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10. Spicy Cashew Butter Dressing

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Of all of Trader Joe's creamy vegan salad dressings, the spicy cashew butter takes the cake.

11. Cauliflower Gnocchi

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An O.G. of the frozen aisle, Trader Joe's cauliflower gnocchi is a fan-favorite for a reason. Toss it with your favorite pasta sauce and veggies for a comforting dinner.

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12. Kung Pao Tempura Cauliflower

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Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, this frozen tempura cauliflower comes complete with a sweet-meets-savory kung pao sauce.

13. Herbed Tahini Sauce

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Tahini gets a flavor kick from parsley, garlic powder, and chile flakes. It's the game-changing sandwich spread you never knew you needed.

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14. Spicy Thai Eggplant

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Stir fry will never be the same.

15. Jackfruit Crab-Less Cakes

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If preparing and cooking jackfruit sounds intimidating, just grab a pack of these frozen jackfruit cakes, which are seasoned with pepper, green onion, celery salt, and cilantro. You'll be shocked at how well the texture mimics that of crab.

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16. Vegan Mac

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Rest assured, going vegan doesn't mean you have to give up everyone's favorite comfort food. This pre-made vegan mac is still seriously rich and creamy, despite the fact that it's dairy-free.

17. Dairy-Free Mozzarella Style Shreds

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Pizza night, here we come.

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18. Spicy Miso Instant Ramen

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Add your favorite vegetables like bok choy, mushrooms, and scallions for instant ramen that tastes seriously gourmet.

19. Non-Dairy Strawberry Oat Ice Cream

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You don't have to be vegan to indulge in some oat milk ice cream. There's no heavy cream here, but it still tastes totally decadent.

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20. Cauliflower Tabouleh

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Pair this grain-free, prepared cauliflower salad with falafel and pita for a ridiculously easy lunch.

21. Cheddar-Style Slices

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Made with cashews instead of dairy, these cheddar-style slices make for a mean grilled cheese sando.

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22. Soy Chorizo

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This spicy soy chorizo is basically begging for you to make breakfast tacos.

23. Beef-Less Ground Beef

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From "Bolognese" to stuffed peppers and everything in between, Trader Joe's beef-less ground beef is the unsung hero of your freezer.

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24. Riced Cauliflower Bowl

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Feeling lazy and don't feel like cooking? Reach for this riced cauliflower bowl, which is loaded with chickpeas, sweet potato, baked tofu, and a creamy tahini sauce.

25. Spicy Pozole Verde

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A newcomer to Trader Joe's prepared food aisle, this spicy Mexican-inspired soup is guaranteed to become a staple in your fridge. Pro tip: top it with some crushed jalapeño-seasoned rice and corn puffs for a delightfully spicy dish.

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26. Cheese-Less Cheesecake

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These single-serve desserts are so creamy, it's hard to believe they're dairy-free.

27. Vegan Tikka Masala

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Trader Joe's sells vegan tikka masala simmer sauce, but this frozen Indian-inspired dinner is a must-try.

28. Harvest Chili

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This vegan chili — loaded with beans, squash, potatoes, and lots of spices — will keep you feeling warm and full.

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