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Top 10 Prisons Serving Veg Food

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Food of choice is the right of every citizen and it seems like some prison inmates are making very good choices when it comes to food.
PETA has complied a list of US prisons that best cater to the diets of vegan and vegetarian inmates.

The effort was made by the respective state prisons after the requests kept pouring in from inmates who wanted to change their lifestyle and bring a positive edge to their life and food habits by going vegetarian or vegan.

Here is the top 10 list of such prisons:

   1. Idaho offers a lentil shepherd’s pie, vegan pizza, vegan Mexican pie, soy patties, soy sausage, veggie loaf, veggie lasagna, veggie meatballs, vegan hot cakes, vegan biscuits, cookies, cakes, pies, and puddings.

   2. Massachusetts offers meatless chicken macaroni casserole, vegetable bologna, veggie burger, veggie meatballs, meatless chicken cutlet, meatless chicken nuggets, vegetable chopsuey, and vegetarian chicken stew.

   3. Pennsylvania offers tofu cacciatore, soy BBQ, tofu stir fry, veggie burger, soy Salisbury steak, soy meatballs, tofu scramble, soy croquette, soy sausage patties, soy loaf, soy pasta casserole, soy stuffed cabbage and soy stew.

   4. Georgia offers vegan BBQ, meatless deli slices, veggie patty, vegan breakfast patties, vegan chili, baked macaroni crumble, stir fried vegetables and oriental sauce, tofu scramble, vegan cornbread, vegan cookies, vegan cakes, vegan pies, vegan brownies, vegan muffins, vegan peach cobbler.

   5. New Hampshire offers chili with texturized vegetable protein, chop suey with texturized vegetable protein, shepherd’s pie with texturized vegetable protein, veggie links, lentil meatballs, grilled tofu sandwich, vegetarian pot pie, veg stir fry, hummus, veg tacos, veg chowmein, veg stew, and several veg soups.

   6. Utah offers sweet and sour tofu, tofu taco rice casserole, vegetable and tofu chow mein, veggie burgers, veggie dogs, veggie meatballs, tofu ala king, lots of tofu dishes.

   7. Hawaii offers vegetarian shepherd’s pie with texturized vegetable protein, vegetarian stuffed cabbage with texturized vegetable protein, vegetarian stew with texturized vegetable protein, grilled tofu slices, vegetarian teriyaki burger, and vegetarian long rice with tofu.

   8. Tennessee offers texturized vegetable protein ala king, vegetarian sweet and sour, veggie burger, veg chili, veg stir fry, texturized vegetable protein country gravy.

   9. Kansas offers a veggie burger, taco crunch, burrito, meatless pasta, meatless chili, loaded baked potato, vegetable rice soup.

  10. North Dakota offers a veggie burger, meatless sloppy joes, veg fajitas, veg noodle stew, veg potato soup.

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Prezi's picture
That has been an intersting move I must say! Also, I believe, shifting to vegetarianism, at least in the long run, it is sure gonna affect the prisoners psychologically too, of course in a positive way. As they say, a change is inevotable! :)
vikas.kumar's picture
Nice to see that efforts are actually made to meet inmates' reqests.
veg.foodie's picture
it is nice, isn't it. i wish India also revamps its systems and institutions like this.. its exemplary