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Recipes Plant-based on a Budget

Plant-based on a Budget Recipes

Tofu stir fry

Tofu stir fry

(Serves 4) Rinse the tofu then pat it dry with a clean tea towel. Cut the tofu into 1cm thick squares. Place tofu squares in a bowl with the cornflour and salt. Toss until the tofu is well coated. Heat a frypan on medium adding a little oil or water....
Chickpea curry

Chickpea curry

(Serves 4) Put rice on to cook. Place a pan on medium heat, with a little oil or water. Add in the onion, cooking until softened. Stir in the garlic, curry powder and date syrup. Next, add the chickpeas, tomatoes, coconut cream and salt. Stir well. Simmer on low until...
Lentil bolognese

Lentil bolognese

(Serves 4) Place a pan on medium heat with a little oil or water Add the onion and carrot and sauté until softened. (If using frozen carrot, add this after the mixed herbs). Next, add the garlic and salt and stir, before adding in the dried lentils. Pour in the...
Chickpea ‘chuna’ sandwich

Chickpea ‘chuna’ sandwich

Add onion, chickpeas, mayo and mustard to a bowl and mix well. Mash the mixture with a fork or potato masher, until most chickpeas are squashed. Your ‘chuna’ filling is ready to be made into a fish-friendly sandwich!
Tofu scramble

Tofu scramble

Heat a pan on medium, adding oil or water to prevent the tofu sticking. Drain and rinse the tofu block, before using your hands to crumble it into the pan. Add the plant milk, salt, pepper, and mix well. Next, add the veggies and simmer until they’ve softened slightly. If...
Banana pancakes

Banana pancakes

Add dry ingredients to a large bowl, mix well to combine. Make a well in the middle. Mash one of the bananas in a separate bowl. Add this to the dry ingredients along with the plant milk. Whisk until smooth. Heat vegan butter or oil in a pan on medium...
Cranberry and peanut butter granola

Cranberry and peanut butter granola

Preheat your oven to 180°C. In an ovenproof dish, add all the dry ingredients together and mix well. Next add your syrup and nut butter, mixing again until well combined. Bake for 20 mins. Remove to stir the granola. Place back in the oven for another 6-7minutes, or until golden...
Pasta salad

Pasta salad

Pop your pasta on to cook. When it’s done, drain and rinse under cool water, and set this aside. Prep the fresh veggies and combine these in a bowl, and set aside. Empty the canned cannellini beans with the liquid into a blender and blitz (or simply place in a...
Black bean burrito

Black bean burrito

Pop the rice on to cook. Heat up a pan with a dash of oil or water. Add the onion and simmer until softened. Empty the cans of beans into the pan next, (with the liquid). Next, stir in the paprika and cumin, and continue to cook until most of...
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