Best KC Plant-Based BBQ: Taste Test Challenge

Kansas City is home to some of the world’s best barbecue and here at Namely Marly, we think we’ve created the best KC Plant-Based BBQ. We decided to put that theory to a test with a good ol’ taste test challenge. What better place to do that than the Royal’s home opener game at Kauffman Stadium! We shared our delicious plant-based BBQ with Royal’s fans. Curious to see the reactions? Watch our video and see for yourself!

How good is Plant-Based BBQ?

Kansas City is known for its world-class BBQ. In fact, according to Condé Nast Traveler, Kansas City is ranked the number one location for BBQ on its list of top 15 BBQ cities in America.

Kansas City is so closely associated with barbecue that one of the best-selling sauces in the nation is named after their smoked meat masterpieces. — Condé Nast Traveler

That means folks in KC are some of the best and pickiest BBQ taste testers around. That’s why we took to Kauffman Stadium for the Royal’s home opener and shared our best KC plant-based BBQ with tailgaters. Watch our video to see their responses.

What you’ll see is KC’s pickiest BBQ taste testers. Their answers is proof that our Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Jackfruit recipe truly is the best KC plant-based BBQ.

Vegetarian Grilling Season

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With grilling season right around the corner, people are asking for the best recipes, including BBQ, sauces, and all the sides. If you think a plant-based life means forgoing the oh-so-delcious BBQ and grilling season. We’re here to tell you that just isn’t the case.

There are many tasty vegetarian and vegan recipes for grilling, including my grilled chorizo veggie burger. We also love to make our vegan sausage red pepper kabobs during grilling season. We serve these grilled reuben brats with our famously delicious vegan potato salad.


Best KC Plant-Based BBQ

BBQ season is not complete without some of the best KC plant-based BBQ piled high on hot-off-the-grill toasted buns. What’s the source of that BBQ? Well, I thought you’d never ask. We use jackfruit. We love that jackfruit creates a texture similar to pulled pork.

Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

Jackfruit takes on the flavor of the food it’s cooked with so adding lots of flavorful BBQ sauce makes this recipe work best.

Now it’s your turn. Make some Jackfruit BBQ Pulled Jackfruit for yourself!


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