If you taking part in Veganuary this month and need some more tasty inspiration, this one is for you. These dishes are perfect as a light lunch or as a side to your main meal, packed with flavour and all served up on our brand new Marlow dinnerware range.
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Cauliflower fried rice
2 tsp sesame oil
2 tsp ginger paste
1 clove of garlic
3 large mushrooms
½ red pepper
½ orange pepper
3 spring onions
1 cauliflower (blended) or 2 cauliflower rice packets
Optional – 200g Quorn pieces
- In a wok warm sesame oil, ginger and garlic.
- Chop peppers and onion into small chunks and add to the wok.
- Once peppers are slightly soft chop the mushrooms and add to the wok
- Stir for 5 mins or until soft.
- Optional – add in Quorn pieces if serving as a main dish
- Mix in blended cauliflower or the cauliflower rice packets and stir.
- Chop the spring onions and add to the wok
- Stir all ingredients and finish with soy sauce.
- Serve up & enjoy!
250g unsweetened soya yoghurt
1 tbsp medium curry paste
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/2 tsp chilli powder (optional
1 head of cauliflower, broken into florets
Juice of 1/4 unwaxed lemon
1 red chilli, de-seeded and sliced (optional)
small handful of coriander
Pinch of sea salt
MANGO DRESSING (OPTIONAL)
The juice of 1 lime
- Pop the oven on to 200 degrees.
- Take a large bowl and whisk together your soya yoghurt, curry paste, turmeric and chilli powder (if using) until fully combined,
- Grab your cauliflower florets and dip each one into the yoghurt mix, making sure they are fully coated.
- Place these onto a baking tray, and place in the oven for around 25-30 minutes until they have softened and look slightly charred.
- Remove the tray from the oven, and drizzle your lemon juice over the florets.
- Finish with a pinch of sea salt.
- If you are having a go at the mango dressing. Peel and slice the mango, and add all of the dressing ingredients into a food processor. Blend until it has a smooth consistency.
- Serve with your choice of rice or salad. We added vegan onion bhajis to ours!
- Serve up & enjoy!
Garlic and Ginger Tofu
Inspired by @hey_renu
1 block of Tofu
3 minced garlic cloves
3 tbsp of soy sauce
3 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp ketjap manis or maple syrup
Half sliced onion
Salt and pepper
sliced green peppers, broccoli ends (optional)
65g of cornflour
- Take your tofu and wrap it in a tea cloth and place something heavy on top. This removes any excess water from the Tofu.
- Then, slice this length ways and into triangle pieces.
- Grab a bowl, add the cornflour with a pinch of salt and pepper.
- Coat the tofu in cornflour and lightly fry on both sides until it turns a golden brown colour.
- Take a hot wok, drizzle a little oil and fry the ends of the broccoli stems. Next, add your sliced onion into the wok and fry for around 1 minute.
- Add your garlic and ginger and mix until fully combined. Grab the rest of your vegetables, and them into your pan too.
- Next, season with chilli flakes, salt and pepper and add your sauces.
- Take your bowl with the remaining cornflour and some water to make a paste. Add this into the mixture until it becomes a thick sauce.
- Add your tofu and make sure it is coated well with the sauce.
- Finish with a sprinkle of coriander and chilli
- Serve up with some rice and your fried broccoli stems & enjoy!
Brocolli and cauliflower bites
1 medium broccoli
1 large carrot
1 small sweet potato, baked at 230 degrees ( around 45 minutes)
200g cooked brown rice
135g brown rice flour, plus extra for coating.
2 tsp salt
A handful of chopped coriander
Sweet chilli sauce
- Start by bringing your carrots, broccoli and cauliflower to a boil until they are fully cooked.
- Next, drain and mash these veggies together.
- Mash your sweet potato and place into a big bowl. Add your veggies, brown rice, salt, flour and mix until fully combined.
- You should be able to form a patty with this mixture, but if it's too wet just add some extra rice flour.
- Form small patties and place in the fridge for around 15 minutes.
- Rub a little more flour onto both sides of your patties.
- Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and cook your patties until golden brown on both sides.
- Serve with some Thai sweet chilli sauce and top with some coriander.
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