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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Pea Soup

Pea SoupSource: en.wikipedia.org, image: flickr.com

Obviously, pea soup is not the most visually-attractive soup, but it definitely is a great meal. In fact, pea soup is popular in many parts of the world.


Wheat Gluten

Wheat GlutenSource and image: en.wikipedia.org

An alternative to soybean-based foods such as tofu, wheat gluten is a food made from gluten, the main protein of wheat. The pictured dish is known as “vegetarian mock duck.”



MeatloafSource: en.wikipedia.org, image: flickr.com

Meatloaf might not always look appetizing, but there are no doubts that this food is one of the most popular dishes of every meat eater.



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

Some pumpkins look more like something out of a horror movie than food, but the variety of delicious dishes made from them is truly outstanding.



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

Unappetizing beige mush, oatmeal will never make it among the food porn dishes, but if you add some brown sugar in it, it makes a hardy, healthy, and tasty breakfast.

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