10 globally inspired recipes to celebrate World Vegan Day



Excuse us because we state the obvious, but when you are vegan, every day is a vegan day. However, without a vacation to invite us, many live by the comfortable patterns we have designed for ourselves, especially when it comes to our food choices. Let’s take the holidays and let them inspire us to try something new. In the spirit of celebrating all vegans, we’ve compiled a list of our 10 favorite global recipes so we can spice them up all in the kitchen.

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1 Swedish meatballs and noodles by Connoisseurus Veg

Yes, Swedes actually eat Swedish meatballs, except they’re more likely to eat them at their grandma’s rather than at IKEA. Get your hygge by preparing these comforting meatballs made with mushrooms swimming in a rich sauce, all nestled on hot buttered noodles.
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2 Champurrado by Dora’s Table

Even the most luxurious hot chocolate pales in comparison to this traditional Mexican drink. The chocolate drink is thickened with masa, and instead of producing a grainy texture, the cornmeal somehow dissolves into an incredibly smooth consistency. The real champurrado is flavored with cinnamon sticks, a Mexican chocolate disc (like the Ibarra or Abuelita brands), and piloncillo– which is similar to brown sugar. Take the time to find these ingredients; it’s a vacation, after all.
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3 Japchae by Okonomi Kitchen

If you’re obsessed with noodles and haven’t tried japchae yet, place it at the top of your ‘must-see’ list. You can find this glass noodle dish in most Korean restaurants, but alas, many versions contain fish sauce. Double the sauce recipe and keep it in the fridge to enjoy a plate full of japchae several nights of the week.
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4 Whole Wheat Naan Bread by Vegan Richa

While we don’t discriminate against flatbreads, naan holds a special place in our bellies. Traditionally made with dairy, these chewy flatbreads from Vegan Richa rely on dairy-free yogurt for the same texture and wonderful chewiness. Pair the naan with Vegan Richa’s amazing Indian Butter Tofu Paneer – or eat it straight out of the oven – which works, too.
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5 West African Peanut Stew Nut Free by Sweet Potato Soul

The title of this recipe seems like an oxymoron, but give it a try. To allow people with allergies to tree nuts and legumes to enjoy this heartwarming stew, this recipe developer replaced peanuts with sunflower butter. The result is an equally rich and multidimensional stew, without the risk of allergy symptoms. Of course, if you have a jar of peanut butter in your closet that calls out your name, you can definitely substitute for peanut butter.
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6 Vegan Llapingachos with Mani Salsa by Sweet Simple Vegan

No matter where you are in the world, you can’t go wrong with a savory potato dish. This Ecuadorian side dish consists of a seasoned potato-based pancake stuffed with vegan mozzarella cheese, pan-fried, then topped with a lightly spicy peanut sauce, tomatoes and onions Curiously (or pleasure). Stack them high and serve with seasoned black beans, avocado and greens.
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7 Ye’difin Misser Alicha by Kittee Berns

This recipe for Ethiopian lentils in a garlic-ginger sauce is taken from the 2015 vegan cookbook, teff love. Buy it. Based on a variety of vegetable and lentil stews, Ethiopian cuisine is one of the most vegan cuisines, and it is unmistakably delicious. The basic dishes are warm and comforting but also nourishing.
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8 Vegan Lamingtons by Let’s Brighten Up

Lamingtons, vegan or not, are a rare find in the United States, but those lucky enough to have tasted one can’t get enough. These classic Australian cakes are made with two layers of sponge cake sandwiched with a jam or chocolate filling, then topped with an extra layer of chocolate and desiccated coconut. With a solid lamington recipe in your baking arsenal, you’re sure to steal the show at future potlucks and dinner parties.
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9 Tempura Bao with mushrooms and smoked caramel by No Eggs or Ham

The unspoken rule of bao: do more than you think you need to. These chewy Chinese handfuls are irresistible on their own – add a multi-component topping of crispy mushrooms, sweet miso caramel sauce, and roasted peanuts coated in chili ‘fish’ sauce, and you’ll probably lose track of how much you have. have eaten.
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ten Cauliflower Musakkhan by One Arab Vegan

Capitalize on the never-ending cauliflower trend with a vegan version of this Palestinian chicken dish. Seasoned with sumac and cinnamon, this recipe offers a unique flavor profile without being overly complex in its preparation. Simply season the cauliflower and chickpeas, let them roast in the oven, make the vegan tahini yogurt dressing in the meantime, then top with a bright burst of pomegranate seeds. Pro tip: It’s a perfect dinner-to-lunch meal tomorrow.
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For more world-inspired vegan recipes, read:
7 vegan recipes to celebrate the day of the dead
11 vegan recipes to celebrate the Lunar New Year
7 Irish-inspired vegan recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

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