Friday, February 4, 2011

Loaded Nachos

Another tasty recipe by Alexis at Vegan Miss

picture of Loaded Nachos
Just in time for the Super Bowl!

Prep Time: 5 minutes 

Cook Time: 30 minutes (with cheeze sauce)








Ingredients for nachos:
  • 1/2 package (4 oz.) Upton's Naturals Ground Seitan, crumbled
  • 1 (14 oz.) can vegetarian refried beans, warmed
  • cheeze sauce (directions below)
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • several dollops vegan sour cream
  • 1/2 jar salsa
  • 1/2 small onion, diced
  • 2 stalks green onion, sliced thin
  • tortilla chips, to serve

Ingredients for guacamole:
  • 2 avocados, pits remove
  • 3-4 limes, squeezed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • 1/2 one poblano pepper, chopped fine
  • 1/4 C fresh cilantro, chopped
  • salt, to taste

Ingredients for cheese sauce:
  • 1 large red pepper roasted, peeled, and seeded
  • 3/4 C raw cashews
  • 1 1/2 C water
  • 1/2 C nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 1/4 C margarine
  • 1/2 C beer (lager)*
  • 1-2 Tbsp cornstarch with 5 tsp water (combined)
  • soy milk (to desired consistency)

Directions for seitan:

  1. Crumble your Ground Seitan and mix together the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, and chili powder with it. 
  2. Brown in a non-stick pan on medium heat.

Directions for guacamole:

  1. In a bowl, mash the avocados and add the lime juice. Mix. 
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.

Directions for cheese sauce:

  1. Roast red pepper on broil until it is soft. Meanwhile, combine the rest of the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Add seeded, peeled, roasted red pepper to cheese sauce mixture. Blend until smooth. 
  2. Pour mixture into pot on medium heat. Add cornstarch and water mixture, bring to boil. Add the milk in slowly; depending on how thick or runny you want the sauce, add more or less. 
  3. Once boiling, lower heat and let simmer. Keep stirring the mixture. Continue stirring until you pour.