Make any recipe vegan or vegetarian to suit your preference
Plant-based cooking means different things to different people. We all come to plant-based eating with different goals in mind. ATK's diverse, modern guide offers foolproof recipes for every occasion that you can tailor to suit your own needs, choosing whether to make any dish vegan or vegetarian. From building a plant-centric plate to cooking with plant-based meat and dairy, you'll find everything you need here to create varied, satisfying meals.
The 500-plus recipes are vegan but flexible. You can choose whether to make the Rancheros with Avocado with tofu or eggs, the Farro Salad with Cucumber, Yogurt, and Mint with plant-based or dairy yogurt, the Vegetable Fried Rice with Broccoli and Shiitake Mushrooms with or without eggs, and the No-Bake Cherry-Almond Crisp using coconut oil or butter.
ATK's plant-based eating strategy is easy, budget-friendly, and inclusivecuisines around the world are rich with boldly flavored, naturally vegan dishes. Drawing inspiration from them, these recipes showcase produce, beans and grains, and vegan (and vegetarian) protein sources.
The Complete Plant-Based Cookbook is packed with ingenious tips for cooking with plant-forward ingredients and also showcases ATK's practical techniques. Rethink how you use vegetables (blend leeks into a silky pasta sauce, use beets to transform a burger from the "vegan option" into the best option); discover how to boost umami flavor using tomato paste, dried mushrooms, and miso; and more. A thorough opening section delves into the details of modern plant-based eating, addressing shopping and storage strategies, the plethora of plant-based meat and dairy options, and how to meet nutritional needs.
About the Author
Table of Contents
Welcome to America's Test Kitchen ix
Getting Started: A Plant-Based Primer x
Soups, Stews, and Chilis 54
Sandwiches, Burgers, Pizza, and More 86
Vegetable Salads 122
The Pasta and Noodle Bowl 154
Vegetable Dishes Big and Small 186
Great Grains 236
Bountiful Beans 276
Electric Pressure-Cooker and Slow-Cooker Dishes 310
Small Bites and Snacks 342
Plant-Powered Desserts 368
Gluten-Free Recipes in this Book 392
Nutritional Information for Our Recipes 398
Conversions and Equivalents 414