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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

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."