Who doesn’t love to make or participate in a laced barbecue? The occasion is a great opportunity to gather friends and taste delicious food. And, unlike what many think, barbecue is not synonymous with meat, there are options for all tastes.
Vegan barbecue, for example, is successful both among animal lovers and among those who want to taste tasty dishes in a lighter way. So check out amazing recipes for the best vegan barbecue below:
Skewers are all good and this version with soy protein, eggplant, onions, peppers, carrots, tomatoes, cauliflower and zucchini will surprise you. The secret to getting a skewer full of flavor is to fearlessly season all the ingredients. Try using olive oil, soy sauce, lemon juice, oregano, parsley and garlic. Then you just assemble the skewers, let them grill for a few minutes and enjoy.
Want to check out a vegan skewer option that’s still economical? For this you will need soy meat, eggplant, peppers, onions and zucchini. The marinade, which guarantees a unique touch to the soy meat and vegetables, uses herbs, lemon juice, garlic, chimichurri, bay leaf, olive oil and salt. When placing the skewers on the grill, the trick is to take a bunch of parsley, dip it in a mixture of olive oil and herbs and pass this bunch on the skewers while they grill.
And if you like to really take care of your vegan barbecue, here is a variety of dishes that combine very well and leave anyone satisfied. To start, make your vegetable skewers, preparing zucchini, tomato, eggplant, pepper, mini onion and mushroom, seasoning them with a chimichurri sauce. Then make a flavorful baked sweet potato. To complement, a roasted onion salad brings that essential sweetness. Also try making your own garlic bread to serve the real darling of every barbecue.
And for those who want to innovate in the barbecue, betting on a refreshing food that has the face of summer, watermelon is your ally. For this recipe, you will have to cut the fruit into medium slices, and then season them with olive oil, salt and pepper. Then just put the slices to roast on the grill for a few minutes, turning them on both sides. It’s a delight!
Kafta is a typical Arabic dish of meat skewers filled with spices. Here, the meat is replaced by a soy protein similar to ground beef and the seasonings are on account of mint, olive oil, lemon juice, oregano. Wheat flour is also used to make the skewer firmer and not let go of the skewer. Then, just put the skewers on the grill and the dish is done!
And if your taste is a more sophisticated barbecue while being cruelty-free, don’t miss this dish. In it, the “ribeye” is made with a larger vegetable meat, similar to the size of a piece of meat. The step by step will be to season, seal and grill the fillet. In the meantime, also make a mixture with vegetable butter, garlic paste and chimichurri. Then remove the sirloin from the grill and spread this cream over each slice.
As vegan skewers are never too many, check out another recipe for this delight now. The first step is to hydrate and season the vegetable protein. After a few minutes in the marinade, remove excess liquid. To bring flavor to all the ingredients, season the vegetables as well. From then on, you just need to mix the food on the skewers, bread them and take it to bake. And if you’re going to serve the skewers as an appetizer, it’s nice to put them on smaller sticks.
And what good vegan doesn’t love roasted vegetables, right? Here, the foods used were cabotiá squash, sweet potatoes, eggplant, peppers and peas. After they are cut and sanitized, you must season them with olive oil, salt, pepper and rosemary. So just roast them on the grill and turn from time to time until you reach the point. Too easy!
In every self-respecting barbecue, there can’t be farofa, right? This Brazilian dish gains a new face when using only plant-based foods. In addition to being delicious, its preparation method is very simple, just sauté, finish with green smell and, if you want a little extra spice, with a touch of Himalayan black salt to bring the egg taste of traditional farofas.
Tofu is also a great ally of vegan diets and the smoked version is one of the most used due to its firmer flavor and texture. Here, it is used to make another amazing skewer, even more combined with the other ingredients, which are the potato ball, white and dark soy protein, eggplant, zucchini, peppers and red onion. The way to make the skewer is the basic one: creating layers of the different foods and taking it to the grill.
Another great vegan kafta option, this time rich in protein due to the grains used. To make the recipe, separate cooked chickpeas, lemon, lentils, grated onions, garlic, olive oil, Syrian pepper, zaatar, cinnamon, cumin, salt, breadcrumbs, mint and parsley. The cool thing is that in addition to being vegan, this version does not fail to have a foot in the culture where kafta originates, since chickpeas and lentils are used in many Arab cuisine preparations.
We have here a recipe that impresses anyone, in addition to garlic bread being divine in itself, in this version it gains a sophisticated side. The filling is made with boiled yam, tapioca flour, sour starch, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. The bread used is Italian. For the real taste of garlic, hit the processor with garlic, parsley and olive oil and spread this paste over the bread. After baking this beauty, you will guarantee a different and delicious garlic bread.
This garlic bread doesn’t lose the appearance of that traditional version even without taking any ingredients of animal origin. It is made with mini baguettes cut into slices without reaching the end. The garlic cream has vegan mayonnaise, vegetable curd, chopped garlic, nutritional yeast (for the taste of cheese), parsley, chives and oregano. Then pass this garlic cream in the openings of the bread and place the breads on the grill. Can’t go wrong!
Potato salad is another one that is not left out of barbecues, mayonnaise is not mentioned. So be sure to try this wonderful recipe. Separate potatoes, carrots, cooked rice, water, parsley, dijon mustard, garlic, coriander, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pickles, olives, oregano and pepper.
Are you going to say you didn’t get water in your mouth reading these recipes? One seems tastier than the other, proving that, for every type of dish, there is a very nutritious and tasty vegan version. So don’t waste time and try these vegan barbecue versions soon!
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