No meat? No cheese? No dairy whatsoever? Then what do vegans eat? The answer: plenty. Vegan food can be just as a hearty, filling, and satisfying as any meal that includes meat. It’s not all green salads and baby carrots; including the proper amount of plant-based protein is essential for a healthy, balanced diet.cut back on meat for health reasons, we have the ultimate meal to introduce you to good vegan eating.
For the Vegan Cassoulet recipe you will need textured vegetable protein, this generally refers to a textured soy protein, such as textured tofu. The dish comes together with the addition of fresh, flavorful sautéed vegetables, including peas, carrots, celery, onions, and tomatoes. Then the whole dish is simmered with vegetable stock, white wine, and herbs to meld the flavors together. Once the vegetables are cooked and the liquid reduced, vegan, toasted cornbread crumbles are sprinkled on top and baked to form a crunchy topping.
You will not walk away hungry from this Southern-vegan twist on this classic French country dish.
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.