Braising is a cooking technique that involves searing food in a pan and then cooking it slowly in a liquid. The technique makes food tender and tasty. Although people often choose to braise meats, you can also braise vegetables, mushrooms, tofu, fake meats and many other ingredients. If you’re craving a bit of flair in the kitchen, try one of these recipes that use braising! There’s everything from braised beans to braised vegetables to braised tempeh!
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1. Braised White Beans in Olive Oil
Source: Braised White Beans in Olive Oil
While there’s a big reward in the time it takes to cook dried beans, there’s simply no arguing with the convenience of canned beans. This recipe, however, is a great way to bring the taste of canned beans closer to the dried variety. Slow braise a few cans of white beans in the oven, in infused olive oil with lots of garlic and a few sage leaves, and they’re processed. The grains absorb the rich oil to become intensely creamy inside and deeply fragrant. You’ll love these Sheela Prakash Olive Oil Braised White Beans!
2. Braised Tempeh with Mushrooms and Tarragon
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This comforting and savory Braised Mushroom Tempeh with Tarragon from Rouxbe is all about the sauce – mushrooms, Madeira wine, Dijon mustard, horseradish and tarragon are the main components of this rich and tasty dish. tasty.
3. Braised Kale
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Healthy and delicious kale braised with onions, garlic and broth. This delicious braised kale from Rouxbe goes with almost anything.
4. Veggie Bowl with Braised Tofu
Source: Vegetable Bowl with Braised Tofu
Easy dinner! This Vegan Braised Tofu Bowl from Teri Macovei is the wholesome comfort food you need. It’s sweet and sour and slightly spicy. All flavors and textures are well balanced, making for an irresistible delicious bowl of food.
5. Braised cauliflower with olives
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This recipe for braised cauliflower with olives from Lenia Patsi is so flavorful and delicious! Moreover, it is not too difficult to achieve. It will impress everyone at the table!
6. Korean Braised Tofu
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You’re just seven ingredients away from Anita Jacobsen’s delicious Korean Braised Tofu. This recipe uses onion, soy sauce, sake, sugar, Korean chili powder, and green onion to create a tasty and healthy meal. Garnish with some sesame seeds for added style and texture.
7. Braised Seitan Ribs in Spicy Chili Sauce
Source: Braised Seitan Ribs in Spicy Chili Sauce
After braising in the spicy chili sauce, these seitan ribs will be tender to the point of almost falling apart. Although this recipe has a long list of ingredients, don’t worry! It’s not too complicated. Just full of flavor! These vegan seitan ribs are rich, buttery and perfectly seasoned. Serve over mashed potatoes for a smooth, creamy base. Bring them to your next family dinner – they’re sure to impress. These Vegan Braised Seitan Ribs in a Spicy Chili Sauce from Rhea Parsons are comforting, warm and super satisfying.
8. Braised aubergines with harissa and green vegetables
Source: Braised aubergines with harissa and green vegetables
There is a brief period between summer and fall when it seems that almost all fruits and vegetables are available in abundance at the farmers market. This stew-like dish celebrates the overlap of seasons when tomatoes are still ruby red, dark purple eggplant orbs are taut and smooth, and dark green leaves arrive in clusters. It’s exactly what to do when the weather starts to turn and your craving for fresh, crunchy salads is replaced by hotter, spicier things. If you’re the type who likes to skim good things to discover in the depths of winter, it’s wise to double the batch and freeze it so you can reach for it when nothing but potatoes and onions does seem to prevail. You’ll love Sheela Prakash’s harissa-braised eggplant and greens!
9. Braised Tofu and Veggie Cacciatore
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Delicious over pasta or rice. Brown rice would be a perfect complement to this Braised Tofu and Veggie Cacciatore from Kinda Vegan, Adams Media with a nice glass (or two…or three…) of red wine.
10. Taiwanese Braised “Pork” Tempeh (Lu Rou Fan)
Source: Taiwanese Braised “Pork” Tempeh (Lu Rou Fan)
Simple and authentic vegan version of George Lee’s classic Taiwanese braised “pork” tempeh (Lu Rou Fan). Marked by a sweet, salty and umami sauce. With these meaty slices of king oyster mushrooms, you won’t even remember this bowl is vegan.
11. Miso-Braised Carrots and Leeks with Cardamom-Cilantro Basmati
Source: Miso-Braised Carrots and Leeks with Cilantro-Cardamom Basmati
The miso adds a subtle, earthy sweetness to the vegetables which are utterly delicious. To add a little contrast, serve the vegetables on a bed of basmati flavored with cardamom, lemon and coriander. Mmmmmmm. These miso-braised carrots and leeks with cilantro-cardamom basmati from Courtney West are so good!
12. Simple Braised Lentils
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We could spend an entire afternoon talking about lentils and even then we wouldn’t have said it all. The number of varieties that exist is immense, yellow, orange, brown, black… a real rainbow! Regardless of the variety, lentils are a very versatile, complete, and must-have food in any recipe – like these simple Braised Lentils from Sara Oliveira that will be your new favorite way to eat them!
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