Whether you are celebrating Vesak Day or just wanting to eat healthily – here are some of our recommended vegetarian and meat-free recipes that the whole family will love that you can try out at home with your Thermomix® this Vesak Day.
Going meat-free becomes much easier thanks to the variety of Vegetarian recipes available from our cookbooks, as well as, on our award winning Recipe Platform – Cookidoo®. With thousands of recipes directly accessible from your Thermomix®, and guiding you from the start of the cooking process, to finish, you can whip up any dish effortlessly anytime of the day! Read on to find out our top 10 recommended Vegetarian dishes to enjoy this Vesak Day.
1. Steamed Pumpkin with Curried Lentils
Popular among both adults and children, this dish is an absolute crowd-pleaser. Check out the Cookidoo recipe for Steamed Pumpkin with Curried Lentils here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r150920
2. Buddha’s Delight
Well known in the Buddhist cuisine, this stir-fried dish of mixed vegetables and mushrooms is easily a family’s favourite. Check out the Cookidoo recipe for Buddha’s Delight here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r701308
3. Vegetarian Burger
With a rise in the popularity of Impossible Burgers in the recent years, this homemade Vegetarian Burger will make a hearty and delicious meal. Click for the Vegetarian Burger recipe on Cookidoo here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r174917
4. Vietnamese Jackfruit Rice Paper Rolls / Spring Rolls
Jackfruit is popular throughout Southeast Asia, and has a distinct sweet aroma. The fruit can be starchy and fibrous, but when cooked has a texture similar to pulled meat (making it a great option for vegetarians and vegans).
Check out the Cookidoo recipe for Vegetarian Carbonara here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r208774
5. Vegetarian Sausage Rolls
Ideal for snacks or lunch boxes. Serve with tomato ketchup for extra flavour.
Check out the Cookidoo recipe for Vegetarian Sausage Rolls here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r68605
6. Green Goddess Pizza
Whether you already follow a plant-based diet or just want to incorporate more meat-free meals into your week, it’s so easy to make vegan and plant-based foods in your Thermomix®.
Check out the Cookidoo recipe for Green Goddess Pizza here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r730338
7. Pumpkin Kaya
Start your day with some steamed bread or mantou with this delicious pumpkin kaya spread!
Check out the Cookidoo recipe for Pumpkin Kaya here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r150742 or get the Wholesome Vegan Cookbook.
8. Berry Nice Gelato
Even the kids will love the Berry Nice Gelato that’s packed full of nutritious antioxidants without the nasties! This dairy-free dessert is also good for people who are lactose intolerant.
Check out the Cookidoo recipe for Berry Nice Gelato here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r619238 or get this recipe and more from the healthy plant-based Wholesome Vegan cookbook.
9. Hotteok (Sweet Filled Pancakes)
Hotteok is a bready pancake filled with cinnamon sugar. Because it is a yeasted dough, you get a nice rise that resembles a soft bread but pan frying will crisp the outsides.
Kids who are into Hallyu or Korean wave will love these. Check out the Cookidoo recipe for Hotteok here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r56892
10. Steamed Carrot and Zucchini Tagliatelle
Also called zoodles, these are healthy, quick to make and gluten-free! A fresh and healthy alternative to pasta, it’s also a fun way to introduce more greens into the diets of our loved ones.
Check out the Cookidoo recipe for Steamed Carrot and Zucchini Tagliatelle here: https://cookidoo.international/recipes/recipe/en/r139444
For more Vegetarian meal ideas, check out our Vegetarian Cookbooks. Say bye to boring and bland Vegetarian dishes!