Advertisements

5-minute vegan lunch

After my run today I decided to whip up a quick, vegan, protein-filled lunch. I used a recipe found in PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook called “Dorm-room Ramen Delight.” True, I don’t live in a dorm room, but I’m still a poor college student and still love Ramen noodles. I added a cut-up Morningstar Farms spicy black bean burger to this pasta dish for a richer taste and protein, and it turned out delicious. Recipe is as follows:

1 package ramen (without the seasoning packet)
1 teaspoon vegan margarine (I used olive oil instead)
Garlic powder, to taste
Salt and pepper, to taste
Nutritional yeast, to taste

Cook the ramen noodles in the microwave in just enough water to cover them. Drain. Add the margarine (or olive oil) and sprinkle with the garlic powder, salt, pepper and nutritional yeast. Stir together and eat.

Mix in a spicy black bean burger, pan-fried in olive oil and you’re good to go! This was my first experience with nutritional yeast, and it’s great; it has a nice cheesy taste. I’m sure I’ll be incorporating this into a lot more dishes in the future.

Go Bears!

Advertisements

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Categories: Vegan, Vegetarian

Author:Danielle Kay Riendeau

Photographer & designer. Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Food Blogger at Pink Troll Kitchen.

Subscribe

Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: