8 Vegan Foods That Smell Like Body Odor But Taste Amazing!

I love trying new foods. In fact, since I became vegan the variety of foods I have eaten has grown exponentially. No longer do I just eat meat and mashed potatoes like I did as a meat eater. I like variety and flavors and exciting foods!

The 8 vegan foods on this list are all great in their own way. It’s possible you have eaten at least one of them. But I am sure you haven’t tried them all. Honestly the smell of some of them is so bad when they are cooking it could ruin your appetite for months! But once you get past the preparation you are rewarded with bold taste and amazing flavors. So don’t be a scared vegan. Broaden your horizons and try all 8 of these amazing foods!

After you check out all 8 of these smelly but delicious vegan foods below, let us know how many you have already eaten in the comments. And if you have others you think should be on the list of stinky vegan foods, please comment those as well.

When Brussels Sprouts are cooking they smell like old shoe and body odor mixed!
When Brussels Sprouts are cooking they smell like old shoe and body odor mixed! These tasty little buds are from the cabbage family and boy do they ever smell like it when they are cooking! Click Here for a ton of amazing Brussels Sprouts Recipes.

 

Jackfruit has the texture of pulled pork. It's being used in a lot of faux BBQ recipes now for that reason. But it smells horrible when it's fresh!
Jackfruit is from the mulberry family and was just recently heralded as a ‘miracle crop’ that could replace wheat, corn and other staple crops! It has the texture of pulled pork and the smell of rotting, decaying flesh when fresh. It’s being used in a lot of faux BBQ recipes now for that reason. Once prepare there is no smell and it’s amazing. Here is a great pulled pork recipe using it.

 

Cabbage is one of my favorite side dishes. But when it is cooking it smells like farts trapped in a sewer pipe
Cabbage is one of my favorite side dishes. It’s closely related to broccoli, cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts. When it is cooking it smells like farts trapped in a sewer pipe. Click here to learn how to correctly cook cabbage.

 

This tasty dish is fermented soy beans. Taste great. But it smells like fermented sweat from a 500 pound wrestler.
Natto. This tasty dish is fermented soy beans. It’s a Japanese treat and it Taste great. But it smells like fermented sweat from a 500 pound wrestler. This video explains it better and shows how to prepare it.

 

This exotic fruit is packed with calories and carbs. It is a delicacy. And it smells so bad most people can't eat it after they buy it.
Durian is an exotic fruit packed with calories and carbs. There are 9 different species of Durio that produce the edible fruit. It is a Southeast Asian delicacy. And it smells so bad most people can’t eat it after they buy it. Here is a video of people smelling it for the first time. It’s quite entertaining!

 

This german mainstay is used mainly on hotdogs, hoagies and other sandwiches. It's flavor is bold and unique. And so is it's smell...and not in a good way
Sauerkraut: This German mainstay is used mainly on hotdogs, hoagies and other sandwiches. It’s flavor is bold and unique. And so is it’s smell…and not in a good way. Here are some amazing recipes you should try

 

Kimchi is fermented. The vegan version uses seawater and no fish oil. This dish taste amazing. But it smells like something died in the pantry wearing 2 week old sweatpants.
Kimchi is fermented. The vegan version uses seawater and no fish oil. This dish taste amazing. But it smells like something died in the pantry wearing 2 week old sweatpants. If you want some vegan recipes on how to make it, click here.

If you think all of those sound pretty smelly then you should know we saved the worst for last! We were actually fortunate enough to get to sample some of this last smelly food a couple of years ago and it was bad. It was the worst! But it was tasty if you could get last the smell. Knowing from personal experience makes me rank it as the worst. You can find out what it is on the next page, and where to try it!