25 Foods That Look Disgusting But Are Actually Quite Delicious

We are pretty sure that “food porn” is one of the most common hash tags you see on your Instagram and Facebook wall. The term relates to a glamorized spectacular visual presentation of food that usually takes the form of food photography and styling. Whether it is at a restaurant, on vacation or at home, people love to take pictures of their appetizing meals and post them on social media. However, not every meal looks that good. There are many foods that look downright disgusting but still taste great. In fact, many of these ugly meals are also very healthy and highly nutritious, containing plentiful vitamins, fibers, proteins and other good stuff. As we felt sorry for all these meals that might not look like food supermodels but have a lot to offer, we decided to compile a post dedicated just to them. From sea urchins and truffles to warty pumpkins and mussels, these 25 meals might not impress you with their visual appearance, but they are sure to satisfy your taste buds. If you are ready to bite into some oddly-looking but surprisingly tasty meals, check out these 25 Foods That Look Disgusting But Are Actually Quite Delicious.

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Baba Ganoush

Baba GanoushSource: en.wikipedia.org, image: commons.wikimedia.org

Baba Ganoush might look like a vomit, but in fact, it is a delicious Arabic dish of cooked eggplant mixed with onions, tomatoes, olive oil, and various seasonings.



PoutineSource: en.wikipedia.org, image: commons.wikimedia.org

A traditional Canadian dish, poutine never looks good in a photo, but it is a very tasty meal made from French fries, cheese curds, and brown gravy.


Passion Fruit

Passion FruitSource: en.wikipedia.org, image: flickr.com

Native to South America, passion fruit might look slimy, but it is a delicious fruit rich in vitamins, dietary fibers, and iron.


Sea Urchin

Sea UrchinSource: en.wikipedia.org, image: flickr.com

One of the ugliest foods on the list, sea urchin is considered a culinary delicacy in many parts of the world. In the Mediterranean, sea urchins are often eaten raw.


Corned Beef Hash

Corned Beef HashSource: en.wikipedia.org, image: commons.wikimedia.org

This disgusting but very tasty dish consists of diced meat, potatoes, and spices that are mixed together and then cooked.

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