TGI Fridays launches revamped menu with vegan & lower calorie dishes

Casual dining chain, TGI Fridays is embracing the vegan trend and has cooked up a range of vegan options on its revamped menu.

The made-to-order vegan dishes include Smoked Tomato Bruschetta - heritage tomatoes with garlic and crisp basil on toasted ciabatta, Avocado Houmous - served with garlic ciabatta bread & tortilla chips, Garlic Veg Fajita - garlic-roasted vegetables and Edamame beans & punchy Scorpion sauce, and Roasted Veg Alfredo Pasta - penne pasta & roasted vegetable mix, tossed in a new Alfredo sauce, topped with fresh rocket leaves.

TGIs has also introduced a new range of dishes under 600 calories, including Cajun Cream Pasta - chicken or shrimp - penne pasta in a creamy Cajun sauces with fresh tomatoes, spring onions, peppers & cheese. Also Crispy Noodle Salad - garlic chicken or shrimp - with red chillies & tossed in a hot & spicy Thai dressing, topped with toasted sesame seeds, chilli flakes & cilantro.

Finally, the new menu offers a limited edition Rib Tickler Burger, featuring a flame-grilled beef burger topped with a pork rib, coated in golden mustard BBQ sauce.

Head of food and drink at TGI Fridays UK, and creator of the new menu, Terry McDowell, said, “Fridays has always been on the cusp of new food trends in the UK, and we felt the time was right to put a focus on new vegan items on our menu to cater to the ever-increasing demand.

“Fridays is all about being inclusive and the latest menu change allows us to cater to everyone who wants to try Fridays’ famous, bold flavours.”