Vegan Salami: Best Brands + Homemade Recipes

Welcome to the mouthwatering world of vegan salami, where meatless marvels and culinary creativity collide! Tantalize your taste buds with slices of the best brands of vegan salami that satisfy even the most discerning palates.
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Welcome to the plant-based meat revolution that’s transforming the world of charcuterie—one savory slice at a time. Get ready to experience a whole new world of culinary creativity and flavor as we dive into the delicious realm of vegan salami! Plants and spices come together to create slices of meatless magic that will have you wondering whether or not it’s actually vegan. (FYI: It really is!)

Prepare to have your perceptions challenged as we explore the innovative world of plant-based salami—an ethically crafted delight that will leave you craving more. Friends, you’ll want to get out your charcuterie board asap and plan a plant-based par-tay!

What is Vegan Salami?

This salty and savory plant-based meat can be made from a wide variety of ingredients. The final result is a scrumptious and guilt-free alternative to traditional salami. Some of the most popular ingredients for vegetarian salami include:

  • Wheat Gluten
  • Greek Figs
  • Legumes (like chickpeas and lentils)
  • Mushrooms
  • Grains (quinoa and brown rice)

These salami bases are mixed with aromatic herbs and spices like: Black Pepper, Fennel, Garlic, Mace, Mustard Seed, Onion, Smoked Paprika, or Wine.

Best Vegan Salami Brands

From smoky to sweetly savory, these plant-based brands will have you salivating and reaching for vegan salami seconds. Now, you can indulge in a meatless feast that will leave you wondering why you ever doubted the sheer brilliance of vegan salami. Get your sharpest knife ready to slice into these meat-free marvels!

Green Wolf Vegami

A new twist on plant-based meat! Green Wolf combines wheat gluten with other wonderful flavors and ingredients to create an entirely new type of veggie salami. Amazing in salads, sandwiches, breakfast foods, and just for snacking. They offer a few fantastic flavors such as Tomato Basil, Spinach Kale, and Brown Mushrooms.

A blurred man in the background before a green tree holding a Green Wolf vegan salami roll in spinach kale flavor.
Tasty Spinach Kale Vegan Salami by Green Wolf (Source: @Greenwolffoods on IG)

Hellenic Farms

This company’s famous Greek fig-based salami is unique and savory. Choose from five different flavors such as Cinnamon & Pistachio, Aleppo Pepper & Orange Zest, Aleppo Pepper & Smoked Paprika, Almonds & Black Pepper, and Pistachio & Aleppo Pepper. They’re a wonderful companion to your cheese platter with no added sugar and are GMO-free.

A wooden charcuterie board on the white background displaying various fruits, bowls of nuts, and two flavors of Hellenic Farms vegan fig salami.
A gorgeous and delicious charcuterie board featuring Hellenic Farms vegan fig salami. (Source: @hellenicfarms on IG)

Mia Green Food

Mia’s Spicy Salame style slices are plant-based and soy-free. Made with wheat gluten and cured just like deli meat (though with sourdough culture instead). These Italian salami slices are guilt-free and flavorful.

A place setting and plate filled with rolled vegan Mia Spicy Salami with hummus, fruit and greens. A small bowl of hummus and pita breads pieces on the side.
Mia Green Food’s Spicy Salame rolled around hummus and served with fruit and greens. (Source: @miagreenfood on IG)

Renegade Foods

Not only does this artisan, animal-free brand offer three flavors of plant-based salami, they also offer a tasty charcuterie kit and sampler pack. This Renegade vegan salami pack includes Smoky Soppressata, Sweet Toscana, and Spicy Chorizo. Incredibly delicious and perfect to include in any plant-based party appetizer plate.

Three cylindrical packages of vegan Renegade Salami surrounded by fruit, glasses of wine and dips on a white patterned table.
Three savory and scrumptious vegan salami rolls from Renegade Foods. (Source: @eatrenegade on IG)


This company produces protein-packed deli slices that are just the thing for sandwiches, wraps, pitas, and subs. The meatless salami slices are made from wheat gluten and soy, with no artificial ingredients and are GMO-free.

The red and white label of the Worthington XMeats vegan salami slices featuring a picture of a sub roll, plant-based salami slices, tomato and lettuce.
Plant-Powered, Vegan Salami Deli Slices by Worthington XMeats (Source: Worthington website)

YVES Veggie Salami

These tasty deli slices are low in fat, high in iron, dairy-free, and free from GMOs, artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. Yves veggie salami is excellent for any kind of sandwich and make a delicious addition to a hummus or charcuterie board. You can find this vegan salami at Whole Foods.

A marble-like tabletop featuring a glass of apple juice, a glass bowl of apple slices, and a glass container holding Yves Veggie Cuisine salami slices alongside baby carrots for a kids lunch.
Yves Veggie Cuisine vegan salami slices are great for lunch or snacking. (Source: @yvesveggiecuisine on IG)

Finally, for the sweet lovers in the crowd, here’s a delish dessert option for you!

Dude, Sweet Chocolate Salami

A rich and chocolate-y version of salami that is made of marzipan, dates, figs, dark chocolate and cacao nibs. It’s also vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free. Yum!

A plant-based, sweet version of savory salami. Dude Sweet Chocolate salami roll is a lovely, decadent dessert. (Source: @dudesweetchocolate on IG)

Best Vegan Salami Recipes

Explore endless possibilities with these sensational vegan salami recipes. From classic sandwiches and charcuterie boards to inventive twists in pasta dishes, pizzas, and salads, these recipes showcase the versatility of vegan salami.

Spicy Vegan Salami

This Healthy Kitchen’s recipe is irresistible with a perfect chewy texture. Made with wheat gluten, vegetable broth and tomato paste along with a variety of herbs and spices. A must-try veggie salami any day of the week!

Vegan Seitan Salami

Yum Vegan Food’s recipe for vegan salami has awesome ideas on how to use it once you make it, so it’s worth checking out. This vital wheat-gluten variation includes the addition of barbecue sauce and apple cider vinegar to give it an extra rich flavor. A wonderful addition to your meatless meal recipes!

Gluten-Free Vegan Salami

A guaranteed winner for a gluten-free, meat-free salami option! Chef Jana’s remarkable recipe is made from psyllium husks, lentils, and rice. She mixes this base with tomato sauce, cornstarch, beetroot juice (for color), and liquid smoke for an absolutely appealing plant-based salami.

More Yummy Meatless Recipes To Try

Whether you’re craving a smoky flavor explosion or a zesty kick, these vegetarian salami options are an appetizing addition to your favorite dishes or enjoyed entirely on their own. So finally, friends, let your imagination run wild as you discover the exciting realm of vegan salami, where innovation meets delectable plant-based indulgence.

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  1. Which one is in the photo at the top of the article?

    • Hi Alexis! That is a homemade one that we unfortunately don’t have a recipe on the site for, but we do have three great recipes linked in the article that we highly recommend!

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