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Chipotle's Popular Vegan 'Sofritas' Arrive in Austin

The "shredded tofu" braised with chiles and spices is available in burritos, tacos, and bowls starting today.

Sofrita burrito
Sofrita burrito
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Fast casual vegans, rejoice: Chipotle's long-awaited sofritas officially hit Austin today. The tofu-based dish had a mega-successful test in markets like California, New York, and Boston, and the chain is now rolling them out across the South. The company created the sofritas as a meat replacement for vegans and vegetarians, but intend them to have "crossover appeal."

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