Oyster Mushroom Po’boy

This is from Vegan Comfort Classics – and it is so good! It looks like a lot of work but it comes together pretty quickly. I served on lettuce wraps, feel free to use your favorite roll.

Oyster Mushrooms

  • 2 tbsp ground flax
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 1 c nutmilk
  • 1/4 c Apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp vegan Worcestershire
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 8 oz oyster mushrooms, cleaned and stemmed
  • Olive oil spray

Mix flax and water and set aside. Combine the remaining ingredient, stir in the flax and then coat mushrooms. Let marinate for at least 20 min – overnight.

Breading

  • 1/2 c panko
  • 1/4 c cornmeal
  • 1/4 flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Combine in a bowl. Set aside.

Thousand Island Dressing:

  • 1 c vegan mayo
  • 1/2 c pickles
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper.
  • Combine in a food processor and pulse to chop pickles and combine.
  • Preheat over to 350 in convention mode or air fryer
  • Toss mushrooms in the breading – a few at a time. Place on a sprayed “air fryer” sheet with a pan under neath. Spray with olive oil. Cook for 10 -15 minutes flipping half way through until crispy on the outside.
  • Serve with lettuce, sauce on a bun.
  • Serves 4.
  • Split Pea Slow Cooker Soup

    This soup is so easy – dump everything in the slow cooker and you are done in 8 hours! I topped with some coconut bacon.

    • 1 lb dried green sloppy peas
    • 2 carrots, minced
    • 1 onion, minced
    • 2 stalks celery, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 tbsp better than bouillon
    • 1 bay leaf

    Combine all ingredients with 6 c of water in the slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours.

    Remove the bay leaf and run an immersion blender in the pot to purée it a bit.

    Serves 8.

    Veggie Everything Bagel

    These are great – chock full of veggies – if your going low carb – you can just name your next kid Chris – your welcome!

    • TJs everything bagel seasoning
    • 5 1/2 c cauliflower
    • 2 eggs or 2 tbsp flax meal in 6 tbsp water
    • 1/4 c almond flour
    • 1/4 c tapioca or arrow root powder
    • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/2 tsp onion salt

    Preheat oven to 400. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

    Put cauliflower in a food processor and pulse until the consistency of rice. Add remaining ingredients and pulse to combine. Add a little water if it’s too stiff – you want a thick dough consistency.

    Take a 1/2 c and shape into a circle in your palms – poke a hole to make a bagel shape if you wish. Sprinkle with everything bagel seasoning.

    Bake for 30 minutes until browned. Let cool and freeze of keep in fridge. Toast in the toaster when ready to eat.

    Makes 10 – 12.