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Vegan Spicy Mushroom Satay


  • 2012/09/28

'Vegan Spicy Mushroom Satay' -- 2 Servings

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INGREDIENTS

250g mushrooms

1/2 cup white wine
2 Tbls soya sauce
1 Tbls sesame oil
4 cloves garlic, grated

- Satay Sauce:
3 Tbls chunky peanut butter (no salt and sugar added)
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 Tbls soya sauce
1 Tbls sriracha sauce
2 Tsp lemon juice
1 Tsp sugar
1 clove garlic, grated
Same amount of ginger, grated

Coriander to garnish


Directions:
1. Cut off the hard end of the stems of the mushrooms. Separate the heads and stems of the mushrooms.
2. Mix white wine, soya sauce, sesame oil and garlic and marinade the mushroom heads and stems in the mixture for 2 hours. (If you don't have time, you can make it shorter or skip this step.)
3. Mix all the ingredients for the satay sauce.
4. Thread the mushrooms onto skewers. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat, add mushrooms and satay sauce and cover the pan for 3 min. Turn the mushrooms over and cover again for 3 min. (If you can't fit all mushrooms in your pan, you can do half at once.)
5. Transfer everything to a dish and put some coriander leaves on the top. EAT!



Satay sauce always makes me happy. If you have never tried satay, you are missing one of the greatest sauces in the world.
The traditional recipe uses fish sauce (nam pla) and people eat the sauce with meat. So it is not even a vegetarian food. If you want to make a more "meaty" version, you can use some fake meat instead of the mushrooms.

Vegan Memo:
- I recommend a chunky peanut butter. If you can't find no added salt or sugar peanut butter, you should probably use less soya sauce or sugar.
- I used brown mushrooms. But you can use any kind of mushrooms.
- Please be careful to cook the satay sauce. It is easy to cook too much and burn.



Nutrition FactsPer serving
Calories - 328.3
Total Fat - 20.4 g
  Saturated Fat - 2.9 g
  Polyunsaturated Fat - 6.5 g
  Monounsaturated Fat - 9.1 g
Cholesterol - 0.0 mg
Sodium - 1,635.9 mg
  Potassium - 433.7 mg
Total Carbohydrate - 19.1 g
  Dietary Fiber - 3.8 g
  Sugars - 8.6 g
Protein - 12.8 g
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Vegan Gluten-Free Gnocchi


  • 2012/09/09

'Vegan Gluten-Free Gnocchi' -- 4 Servings

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INGREDIENTS

400g potatoes, peeled and chopped
1/4 cup soya milk
2 Tbls olive oil
1/2 Tsp salt

2/3 cup rice flour
1/3 potato flour (potato starch)
2 Tbls tapioca flour
1 Tsp xanthan gum

- Pesto
60g fresh basil
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup pine nuts or walnuts, toasted
3 cloves garlic
1/2 Tsp salt
Pepper to taste


Directions:
1. Place the chopped potatoes on a microwave suitable plate, cover with clean film. Cook for 7-8 min (700w) until potatoes are soft. Mash the potatoes in a big bowl. If you want a stronger potato flavor, you don't need to peel the potatoes.
2. Add soya milk, olive oil and salt to the bowl. Mix well until the mixture is smooth.
3. Mix all flour and xanthan gum in a separate bowl and add half to the mashed potato. Mix well and add the rest of the flour mix. Using your hands, knead the dough until smooth. Divide the dough into 3 balls and form them into bar shapes. Cut the dough into 2cm small pieces and then roll each piece into a small ball. Make gnocchi shape using a fork.
4. Boil a big pan of water with salt. Meanwhile make the pesto. Process all ingredients of the pesto in a food processor, set aside.
5. Add the gnocchi to a pan of boiling water. After the gnocchi start to float to the surface of the water (about 2min), drain and serve with pesto!



This is not normal gnocchi. This is gluten-free gnocchi! Even if you don't have a gluten allergy, I want you to try gluten-free cooking. You can discover some new ways of cooking and new ingredients, I think.

Vegan Memo:
- Of course, you can eat this gnocchi with tomato sauce or some other kinds of sauce!



Nutrition FactsPer serving without the pesto
Calories - 285.2
Total Fat - 7.7 g
  Saturated Fat - 1.2 g
  Polyunsaturated Fat - 1.3 g
  Monounsaturated Fat - 5.2 g
Cholesterol - 0.0 mg
Sodium - 306.5 mg
  Potassium - 382.9 mg
Total Carbohydrate - 51.6 g
  Dietary Fiber - 2.8 g
  Sugars - 0.7 g
Protein - 3.9 g
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My Vegan Tofu Chili Non Carne


  • 2012/09/02

'My Vegan Tofu Chili Non Carne' -- 4 Servings

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INGREDIENTS

1 Tbls olive oil
1 medium onion, cut into small dice
1 red pepper, cut into small dice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 chipotle with seeds, minced (or 1-3 Tsp chili powder)
1 can of whole plum tomatoes (400g non drained weight)
300g firm tofu (momen style)
1 cube vegetable stock
2 Tbls tomato puree
2 Tsp cumin powder
1 Tsp paprika
1 Tsp oregano
1 Tsp cocoa powder
1 Tsp sugar
1 Tsp (vegan) Worcester sauce
1 bay leaf
1 can kidney beans
Salt & pepper to taste
Fresh coriander to garnish


Directions:
1. Drain and press the tofu for 20 min. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a heavy bottomed pan and add the diced onion, red pepper, minced garlic and chipotle.
2. After the onion starts to turn clear, add the can of tomatoes, crushing the tomatoes with your hand as you do. Add the tofu, crumbling with your hand. Add vegetable stock cube, tomato puree, cumin powder, paprika, oregano, cocoa powder, sugar, Worcester sauce and the bay leaf. Simmer for 20 min, covered. Stir occasionally while simmering.
3. Drain the can of kidney beans and add to the pan. Cook for another 5-10 min. Add salt and pepper to taste and garnish with chopped coriander. EAT!



Chili is the one of my favorite western vegan foods. I think everybody has their own recipe for chili, but I wanted to share my own recipe with you. Try it!
I love chili with chipotle. Unfortunately, in the UK it is a little bit difficult to find canned chipotle and chipotle powder. It's not impossible though, so please try to find it at a Mexican shop or on the internet.

Vegan Memo:
- Use some vegan cheese if you have it!



Nutrition FactsPer serving
Calories - 202.1
Total Fat - 10.7 g
  Saturated Fat - 1.7 g
  Polyunsaturated Fat - 4.3 g
  Monounsaturated Fat - 4.0 g
Cholesterol - 0.0 mg
Sodium - 176.3 mg
  Potassium - 322.2 mg
Total Carbohydrate - 23.9 g
  Dietary Fiber - 7.8 g
  Sugars - 7.4 g
Protein - 18.6 g
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