McDonald's to release 'McPlant' burger next week and taste testers say you'll struggle to believe there's no meat in it

Would you give it a try?

 

By Sam Ormiston, MyLondon (UK)

9 Oct 2021

 

McDonald’s has announced a trial for its first ever plant-based burger in Britain – the McPlant – which taste testers say tastes just like the real thing.

 

The fast food chain is confident that the new menu item will appeal to all burger lovers.

 

Consisting of a vegan sesame bun, mustard, ketchup, vegan sauce, onion, pickles, lettuce, tomato and vegan cheese, it will be launched on a trial basis in some stores next week, but others might have to wait a little longer to get their hands on it.

 

After spending three years on research and development to bring a plant-based offering to British and Irish customers, developers say that you might struggle to tell that it is in fact meat free.

 

Testers used vegan cheese based on pea protein that apparently tastes 'just like McDonald’s iconic cheese slices', as well as a new vegan sauce.

 

A spokesperson said that the McPlant...

 

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