When everyone’s got their eyes on a recipe, you know it must have something special that you will want to try! That’s the case for these 10 vegan viral recipes that went viral last week. They’re some of the best, and trust us when we say that you don’t want to miss out on these incredible viral recipes creations from our bloggers!
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1. One Pot Portobello Stew
Source: One Pot Portobello Stew
2. Simple Bao Buns with Hoisin Eggplant and Quick Pickled Carrot
Chinese bao buns (pronounced ‘bow’) are slightly sweet, steamed fluffy dough pockets filled with a savory treat. Traditionally the buns are made using yeast in the dough, which requires kneading and rising before steaming. Since most of us are time poor, these Simple Bao Buns with Hoisin Eggplant and Quick Pickled Carrot by Jo Pratt is a quicker ‘cheats’ version. As the dough has a sweetness to it, the filling benefits from a powerful punch of flavor provided by the sticky hoisin eggplant.
3. Baked Smoky Carrot Bacon
Source: Baked Smoky Carrot Bacon
Are you ready for carrot bacon? These Baked Smoky Carrot Bacon by Lisa Andersson and Erik Huss are thinly sliced carrot strips are marinated in a blend of oil, garlic powder, and smoked paprika, then baked until wavy and slightly crisp. Eat this on tofu scramble, in a sandwich, or as a snack. There are endless ways to use carrot bacon. Deliciously smoky and so easy to make, this carrot bacon is out of this world.
4. Apple Loaf Cake
Source: Apple Loaf Cake
This Apple Loaf Cake by Dora Daily is sweet, moist, and delicious. If you have any apples that are getting a little soft, this is the perfect recipe to use them up in. The recipe calls for apple butter which you can make yourself or you can use store bought. You can also use applesauce if that’s what you can find. It’s quite easy to make––just mix together a few basic ingredients, bake for 20-35 minutes, and voila! A delicious vegan apple cake!
5. Super Simple Potato Curry
Source: Super Simple Potato Curry
It takes about 5 minutes to prepare this Super Simple Potato Curry by Jennifer Harmon! All you have to do is cut the potatoes and then dump everything in a large sauce pan and simmer. Then, you just have to wait 20 minutes for it to get hot and the potatoes to get soft.
6. Scrambled Chickpeas
Source: Scrambled Chickpeas
Legumes are fantastic for many reasons, and versatility is undoubtedly one of them. Chickpeas in particular, both for their texture and their more neutral flavor, are great for savory dishes and even sweets. These Scrambled Chickpeas by Sara Oliveira are perfect for any time of day!
7. Indian Dosa with Spiced Sweet Potato
Authentic dosa pancakes are made by soaking, blending and fermenting black gram lentils (urad dal) and rice. So, these Indian Dosa with Spiced Sweet Potato by Jo Pratt is a take on dosa pancakes, which are wrapped around an aromatic spiced sweet potato and chickpea filling. You can serve these with some mango chutney and coconut yogurt mixed with chopped coriander and lime juice, or raita.
8. Green Goddess Griller
Source: Green Goddess Griller
This is the yummiest, meltiest, greenest vegan grilled cheese you’ll ever eat! You’ll feel like a green goddess (or god) when you treat yourself to one of them! This Green Goddess Griller by Jennifer Rose Rossano is a unique spin on the sandwich that everyone knows and loves. With a few changes and additions, the classic childhood favorite is taken to a whole new level. Nutty pesto, creamy avocado, and melty vegan cheese come together between two pieces of bread to create the vegan grilled cheese of your dreams.
9. Super Soft Sourdough Vegan Milk Bread
This Super Soft Sourdough Vegan Milk Bread by Angie Li swaps out the yeast with a sweet stiff sourdough starter instead. Tangzhong method is also used in this recipe, which allows the flour to absorb more water, resulting in a moister bread and the best thing is, this bread will stay soft and fresh longer.
10. Chickpea Peanut Butter Cookies
Source: Chickpea Peanut Butter Cookies
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