Category Archives: Snacks

Pesto Pastries

Method:

  1. Cut a block of Jus Rol puff pastry into 8 squares and roll out.
  2. Spread pesto, chopped sun dried tomatoes, chopped olives and grated cheese on top.
  3. Turn pastry to a diamond shape and bring the 2  corners into the middle, sealing well.
  4. Cook on 180′ for 20 mins or so.

Recipe: Hilary from 3 Valley Vegans

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Cheesy Rolls

Method:

  1. Cut a block of Jus Rol (green packet) pastry in half then roll each piece into an oblong.
  2. Spread  pesto* all over, add grated cheese, a few sun dried tomatoes and chopped black olives.
  3. Roll up tightly from the long end, then cut into 3″ lengths, sealing well .
  4. Brush with plant milk and cook on 180′ for 20 mins or so.

* Vegan pesto can be found in most supermarkets and health food shops.

Recipe: Hilary from 3 Valley Vegans

Pizzas

Ingredients:

Easy pizza dough …

  • 375 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 dsp caster sugar
  • 7 g (1 small packet or 3 tsp)dried yeast
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 225 ml warm water

Method:

  1. Mix all dry ingredient, then add liquids.
  2. Bring together and knead briefly in the bowl.
  3. Leave for an hour or more to rise.
  4. Knead a little, then roll into 2 large pizzas or 12 small ones.
  5. Top with tomato puree / pasta sauce, then toppings of choice – mushrooms, courgettes, peppers,spinach etc
  6. Sprinkle on some chopped olives and grated vegan cheese.
  7. Cook on 200′ for 15 – 20 mins, depending on your oven.

Recipe: Hilary from 3 Valley Vegans

Veggie Lunch Meat

Ingredients:

  •  1 cup white beans
  •  2 cups water
  •  1/4 cup oil
  •  2 tsp salt
  •  2 tsp paprika
  •  2 tsp onion powder
  •  1 tsp garlic
  •  1/4 tsp tumeric
  •  1 tsp ground fennel
  •  1 tsp sage
  •  1 tsp pepper
  •  1 tsp soy sauce
  •  2 3/4 cup vital wheat gluten

Method:

Get water steaming in your steamer.
  1. Place all ingredients except the gluten flour in a blender and process until smooth.
  2. Pour into a bowl. Add gluten flour and work into a dough.
  3. Shape dough into a log and wrap in heavy duty foil. Try to make the roll as thick as possible. Steam for 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees in the last 15 mins of steaming. Remove seitan from steamer and bake for 45-60 mins. Seitan should swell and press against the foil.
  5. Cool and slice as needed for sandwiches. This seitan holds up very well and can be shaved very thin. Store in the fridge

Recipe by Vegan Dad