Universal Orlando is ringing in the New Year with some new, healthier menu options. The Orlando theme park has just rolled out six new vegan dishes available at select restaurants in Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay. Let’s sink our teeth in:
Tomato Pesto Cresto de Gallo
Mythos Restaurant at Universal’s Islands of Adventure is serving up the mouthwatering pasta dish made with vegan chicken, sundried tomato, roasted mushrooms, Kalamata olives and fresh basil.
Take a trip to Italy with the Penne Genovese at Lombard’s Seafood Grille at Universal Studios Florida. The dish includes vegan sausage, roasted broccoli, cherry tomatoes and basil oil.
Who doesn’t love a good Bolognese sauce? Louie’s Italian Restaurant at Universal Studios Florida and Cafe 4 at Universal’s Islands of Adventure will satisfy your Bolognese cravings with a tasty Bolognese sauce with vegan Italian sausage crumbles.
Chipotle Sausage with Orzo
At Confisco Grille at Universal’s Islands of Adventure get a taste of sausage with the Chipotle Sausage with Orzo. The dish offers the perfect combination of vegan Italian sausage crumbles, roasted red peppers, chipotle pesto and arugula.
Chick’n Avocado Sandwich
Enjoy a classic chicken sandwich, vegan style at Mel’s Drive-In at Universal Studios Florida, The Burger Digs at Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Bambu at Universal’s Volcano Bay. Made with vegan chicken and vegan cheese, even non-vegans will love this one.
Speaking of burgers, if you want the real thing, or at least one that looks, smells and tastes like the real thing, Universal’s Richter’s Burger Co., Universal’s Islands of Adventure’s Captain America Diner, and Universal’s Volcano Bay’s Kohola Reef is offering the Impossible Burger.
In addition to these new vegan dishes don’t forget the already existing plant-based items including:
Spaghetti and Marinara: available at Louie’s Italian Restaurant, Café 4, Comic Strip Cafe, The Circus McGurkus Cafe Stoo-pendus
Veggie Pad Thai: available at Confisco Grille. Mythos Restaurant
Veggie Kebabs: available at Oasis Cooler
Vegan Burger: available at The Burger Digs
Falafel Pita or Salad: The Burger Digs
Rice Bowl: Thunder Falls Terrace
Tropical Baby Greens Salad: Kohola Reef
Veggie Roll Sushi: Kohola Reef, Whakawaiwai Eats
Veggie Wrap: Kohola Reef