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Vegan Bahn Mi

April 2018 - Lunch & Dinner

Vegan Bahn Mi

Everyone’s favorite French-inspired Vietnamese sandwich gets a plant-based upgrade with lemongrass tofu from Chef Morgan Shupe, of Vega. Don’t feel like making tofu from scratch? Just use a pre-seasoned tofu found in the refrigerated section of your local grocery store. This vegan Bahn Mi is sure to become an instant favourite.

vegan bahn mi

Directions

 Sandwich

  • Slice baguettes in half lengthwise, leaving one side as a hinge. Pull out enough bread that you have a ½ in thick shell leftover.
  • Liberally spread chili mayo on both sides of baguettes.
  • Arrange fillings: cucumber, tofu, pickled veggies (drained), jalapeno and cilantro. If desired, top with more chili mayo.

Lemongrass Tofu

  • Combine first 9 ingredients in food processor or blender until pureed.
  • Slice tofu into 8 rectangles and place in a shallow container.
  • Pour sauce over top and let marinade overnight.
  • Grill or pan fry tofu until golden.

Pickled Veggies

  • In a saucepan, heat vinegar, sugar and salt until just boiling.
  • Place carrots and daikon in a container and pour liquid overtop. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Chili Mayo

  • Combine all ingredients.

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