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Tofu Madagascar Pita Sandwich

Photo from Vegan Ventures

Easiness: **
Greenness: Vegan

This recipe is inspired by Nil, a Sudanese Restaurant in Berlin. They specialize in Tamiya (a sudanese kind of falafel), halloumi (fried cheese), and now tofu! These sandwiches are easy to make for a quick vegetarian lunch or snack.

1 pita bread
1/2 package tofu cut into 1/4″ strips
1/2 cup shredded lettuce
1 tomato sliced
Pepper or pepper corn
a pinch of Curry Powder (can be omitted)
Peanut sauce or tahini optional but recommended for flavor. You can also use a bit of spicy sauce or other middle eastern sauce of your choosing.
1 tbsp oil

Sprinkle the tofu with pepper and curry powder. Fry on either side until slightly brown around the edges.
Slice the pita bread in half. If you have peanut sauce, spread the inside of the pita sauce with as much as you desire. Open the pita bread and stuff (equally distributing) lettuce, tomatoes, and fried tofu. Enjoy!


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Fake Chicken Caesar Salad

Easiness: **
Greenness: Vegan / Vegetarian (depending on ingredients)

1 head of romaine lettuce
Shredded parmesan cheese or vegan parmesan cheese
Caesar salad dressing not containing anchovies (Vegan Caesar dressings are also available)
1 “chick patty” (by Morningstar Farms, Boca, or other)
Olive oil or regular cooking oil

Materials: A medium-sized bowl, frying pan, stove

Step 1: Heat a small amount of oil (1 tablespoon) in a pan. Fry the chick patty on both sides until the bread crumbs are cooked and crispy.
Step 2: Cut the chick patty into bite-size pieces.
Step 3: Shred the romaine lettuce into strips.
Step 4: Toss everything into the medium-sized bowl and mix thoroughly with salad dressing.
Step 5: Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

Based on a recipe from Saturn Cafe!

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Top 10 Vegetarian Sandwiches

Sandwiches offer numerous options for vegetarians. They’re quick, satisfying, and easy to take on the go. Here are my top ten favorite sandwiches. Feel free to add your own in the comments section!

1. The Italian – Basil, pesto, tomato, and fresh mozzarella on a panini.
2. The Fakin’ BLT* – Fake bacon (Morningstar Farms, Boca, or other), mayonnaise or Vegannaise, lettuce, tomato on toasted white bread.
3. The Health Nut – Lettuce, tomato, red onion, brown mustard, avocado and herb (krauter) cheese sandwiched between two slices of multi-grain bread.
4. The Fruity Bagelwich – Tomato, cream cheese (or vegan cream cheese), red onion, sprouts, cucumber sandwiched on a toasted bagel.
5. The Healthy Wrap – Arugula, feta, red onion, tomato (drizzled in balsamic vinaigrette) wrapped in a large tortilla. An olive or cream cheese spread is optional.
6. The Croissantwich – Scrambled egg (or without egg for vegan), cheese (vegan cheese) toasted inside a croissant until melted.
7. The Parisian – Brie on a baguette. What more do you need?
8. The Fakin’ Melt – Cheese (or vegan cheese) with veggie salami, veggie ham, or veggie turkey melted in two toasted slices of white bread.
9. Egg Salad Sandwich – Just like mom used to make. Eggs, mayonnaise, and a pinch of brown mustard, a slice of lettuce between sandwich bread.
10. Falafel Sandwich – Falafel, hummus, tomato, onion, and lettuce serviced in a pita. Falafels are very easy to make using mix from the store! And they keep a long time / make great snacks!

*Based on the fakin’ BLT from

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