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Flavour-packed vegan recipes for the weekend

by Genevieve Halbert

published on 6 January 2021

Get creative in the kitchen this weekend with our collection of extra-special vegan dishes. We've hand-picked the most flavoursome, colourful, and exciting plant-based recipes on our site, including Rachel Ama's crispy jerk barbecue tacos and Ottolenghi's umami-rich portobello steaks with butterbean mash. Read on for the full collection . . . 

Vegan Weekend Recipes Chicken Supreme

'Chicken' Supreme from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

If you're missing your usual Sunday roast, this clever recipe for 'Chicken' Supreme makes an excellent substitute. Fried oyster mushrooms do a wonderful job of replacing the chicken, while the rich, creamy sauce is made using white wine and vegan cream. 

From the book

Vegan Weekend Recipes Melissa Hemsley Chermoula Cauliflower

Fried Chermoula Cauliflower on Herby Bean Dip with Slaw from Eat Green by Melissa Hemsley

This deeply flavoursome and visually stunning dish is surprisingly simple to whip up – it takes just thirty minutes and makes a beautiful centrepiece for a plant-based sharing feast. 

Order your copy of Eat Green now from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Weekend Recipes Ottolenghi Turnip Cake

Turnip Cake from Ottolenghi FLAVOUR by Yotam Ottolenghi & Ixta Belfrage

For something lavish and truly unusual, try this Turnip Cake from Ottolenghi FLAVOUR. Inspired by traditional Chinese dim sum, this sweet-and-salty dish is guaranteed to set those taste buds a-tingling – especially when served with these Leeks with Miso and Chive Salsa.

 Order your copy of Ottolenghi FLAVOUR from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Weekend Recipes Rachel Ama Jerk Barbecue Tacos

Crispy Jerk Barbecue Tacos from Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats: Tasty plant-based recipes for every day by Rachel Ama

Rachel Ama puts a tasty Caribbean twist on a Mexican classic, using oyster mushrooms, jerk barbecue sauce, and fried plantain. This is a recipe that's guaranteed to be popular with vegans and meat-eaters alike.

 Order your copy of Rachel Ama's Vegan Eats now from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Weekend Recipes Ottolenghi Portobello Steaks with Butterbean Mash

Portobello Steaks and Butter Bean Mash from Ottolenghi FLAVOUR by Yotam Ottolenghi & Ixta Belfrage

Slowly roasted with chipotle chilli, garlic, and various spices, these meaty portobello steaks are bursting with umami flavour. Serve them atop the creamy butter bean mash for a simple but highly effective meal.

Order your copy of Ottolenghi FLAVOUR from WaterstonesAmazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Weekend Recipes Elly Pear Aquafaba Chocolate Mousse

Aquafaba Chocolate Mousse from Green: Veggie And Vegan Meals For No-Fuss Weeks And Relaxed Weekends by Elly Pear

No weekend feast is complete without an indulgent dessert! Elly Pear's Aquafaba Chocolate Mousse is lighter than air, intensely chocolatey, and super straightforward to make. 

Order your copy of Green now from Amazon, Waterstones, or an independent bookshop.

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