These 3 Vegan Dishes Are Perfect for Any Celebration
Posted: Sep 12, 2019
Some of the best caterers in Tagaytay serve great vegan dishes that families can easily do at home. These dishes are great for family gatherings, dinner parties and more! We’ve compiled three amazing vegan dishes that you might find perfect for any kind of event!
Easy Vegan Fried Rice
The Minimalist baker introduced an interesting recipe for a simple fried rice dish. It’s healthier and a better pick for those who are rather strict with their food intake. Not to mention that this dish is fairly easy to do in for dinner or a big celebration! The provided recipe is supposedly good for four people and can either be an entrée or a side dish.
For the Rice:
1 cup of extra-firm tofu
1 cup of long- or short-grain brown rice
4 minced cloves of garlic
1 cup of chopped green onion
- cup of peas
- cup of finely diced carrots
For the Sauce:
3 tablespoons of tamari or soy sauce
1 tablespoon of peanut butter
1 minced clove of garlic
2 to 3 tablespoons of organic brown sugar, muscovado sugar, or maple syrup
1 to 2 teaspoons of chili garlic sauce
1 teaspoon of toasted sesame oil
- Preheat the oven to 200 Celsius. While waiting, line up a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Wrap tofu in a clean, absorbent towel and put something heavy on top to lightly squeeze out the liquid.
- Dice the tofu into 1/4th-inch cubes and arrange them on the baking sheet and bake for 26 to 30 minutes.
Tip: The longer you bake it, the firmer and crispier it will become!
- While baking commences, prepare the rice by boiling 12 cups of water to a boil then add the rinsed rice and stir. Boil it on high heat without any cover for 30 minutes. Afterward, strain for 10 seconds then return to the pot. make sure to remove the pot from the heat and cover it with a lid. let it steam for 10 minutes.
- Add all the ingredients for the sauce into a mixing bowl and whisk. taste and adjust flavor as you like.
- Add the tofu to the sauce and marinate for 5 minutes.
- Scoop the tofu from the pan. leave most of the sauce behind and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove the tofu from the pan then set aside.
- On the same pan, sauté garlic, green onions, peas, and carrots for 3 minutes. season with tamari or soy sauce to taste.
- add the cooked rice, tofu, and the remainder of the sauce and stir. cook it over medium-high heat for 3 to 4 minutes. stir frequently.
- Serve with extra chili garlic sauce or other condiments that you want to have.
Garlic Smashed Potatoes
You’ve probably heard of mashed potatoes, but have you ever had smashed ones? Damn Delicious has some really good ideas, and this potato dish really hit the mark! These smashed potatoes are delicious. Soft and chewy on the inside then incredibly crispy on the outside. This is a dish that would definitely find itself either in a small dinner party, or a grand party!
24 oz. Dutch yellow baby potatoes
2 tablespoons of olive oil
3 pressed cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon of fresh thyme leaves
salt and freshly ground pepper
- Preheat the oven to 230 to 240 Celsius. Lightly oil a baking sheet.
- Cook potatoes in a large pot of boiling water for 15 to 20 minutes until tender.
- Place potatoes on a baking sheet. Use a potato masher or to carefully smash the potatoes until flattened but still in one piece. top them with garlic and thyme.
- Place in the oven and bake for 18 to 20 minutes.
Sometimes, you just have to focus on the essentials and the basics of things. roasting vegetables is one of the easiest and simplest things to do. But that doesn’t mean that they’re bland. More often than not, they’re very delicious and go well with any other dish in the table! This dish by A Filipino Foodie will serve 6 people.
1 Medium Onion
1 Medium or 2 small carrots
2 small potatoes
5 small tomatoes
1 red or yellow pepper
2 cloves of garlic
salt and pepper
dried herbs (choose from sage, thyme, rosemary, wild fennel, etc.)
- Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
- Thinly slice the onion. Dice all the vegetables into pieces that are approximately the same size. Afterward, pile the vegetables into a baking dish so that the vegetables are a few inches thick. Season them with salt, pepper and herbs to taste. Lastly pour the olive oil over the vegetables.
- Mix them thoroughly and gently. Try not to destroy the tomatoes before the dish goes into the oven. add more oil if the vegetables aren’t coated well enough yet.
- Cook the dish in the oven for 45 minutes to an hour. halfway through, gently stir the vegetables so that the ones at the bottom come to the top.
- Once done, remove from the oven and serve.
Vegan dishes might be designed with vegans in mind, but that doesn’t mean they’re the only ones that can enjoy them. A lot of companies that do catering in Tagaytay serve great vegan dishes that most people would want to have at home.
These are just three of the many dishes that you can do at home or for your own events! all you need is a good oven then and there!
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