Thursday, August 28, 2008

Vegan Empanadas

Yields 4 Empanadas

Ingredients:
  • 1 package Upton's Naturals Chorizo Seitan
  • 1 ball (about 1.5 lbs) Whole Foods pizza dough (available at their pizza bar)
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1/4 C golden raisins
  • 1/4 C diced onions
  • 1 Tbsp Follow Your Heart Vegenaise
  • 1 Tbsp Earth Balance margarine
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions:

  1. Roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut into 4 equal portions and set aside.
  2. Boil potatoes until soft then mash with Vegenaise, Earth Balance and garlic. Fold in other ingredients and add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Scoop equal amounts of filling onto each piece of dough.
  4. Roll it all up and bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 for about 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Vegan Calzones

Yields 4 Calzones


Ingredients:
  • 1 package Upton's Naturals Italian Seitan
  • 1 ball (about 1.5 lbs) Whole Foods pizza dough (available at their pizza bar)
  • 1-10 oz can pizza sauce
  • 1/2 C diced tomato
  • 1/4 C diced onion
  • 1/4 C shredded Follow Your Heart Vegan Gourmet mozzarella-style soy cheese

Directions:
  1. Roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut into 4 equal portions and set aside.
  2. Mix the other ingredients together in a bowl and scoop equal amounts of filling onto each piece of dough.
  3. Roll it all up and bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 for about 20 minutes or until lightly browned.