- María Fernanda López
Vegan Tahini Pesto Broccoli Patties (Gluten Free & Keto)
January comes with a lot of events and trends; I'm all about staying basic but sustainable and just having fun with recipes! Not doing Organuary or Veganuary but I've got a delicious vegan recipe coming at you that it's secretly healthy and extremely easy to make!
Nobody will tell these are vegan! These patties have a lot of goodness and nutrient dense ingredients; tahini in pesto flavor, broccoli, ground flaxseed and I'm also using a LesserEvil PeaNOTS vegan little bites in ranch; simply LIT!
About these Vegan Tahini Pesto Broccoli Patties:
Okay, this took me legit the most epic vegan patty, even a veggie hater will fall for this! The combination of flavors and textures is just out of this world; with the tahini and some ranch protein nuggets for that crisp and extra flavor.
We are using the basic ingredients for this casserole, or bowl recipe; all the flavor! These are perfect for lunch, breakfast or dinner. Just pair them with your favorite sauce, dip... even some buns or eggs!
The beauty of this recipe is that it's good on its own or as a companion of your favorite meal, the ideas are simply endless and delicious.
Nutrition in this recipe:
Any else is fan of broccoli? Well this is a perfect veggie that works so well for the patties, no need to cook before baking it all together with the rest of the ingredients; provides us some vitamin C, fiber and antioxidants.
Broccoli is also a source of a compound called glucosinolates; that has been proved to have anticancer properties! YAY for broccoli!
Let's not forget about one key ingredient, tahini! Made from sesame seeds, little power houses that adds some healthy fats, zinc and some B vitamins. Also typically used for seed cycling.
We are also using ground flaxseed that not also helps with the consistency and a great egg replacer but also is a great source vitamin E and more fiber. Keeping this recipe delicious and making you feel so satisfied. It's just a must try!
Using all plant-based LesserEvil PeaNOTS ranch vegan crunchy nuggets. These nuggets are egg, nut, made with premium ingredients, dairy and soy free! Just the perfect combination fo flavors that nobody will be able to resist. They also provide from 9-10 grams of organic pea protein per serving... we are using the whole bag here!
Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these Vegan Tahini Pesto Broccoli Patties:
I think that when it comes to making vegetables more appealing no matter the picky eater, or not, is always the presentation and playing with flavors; spices, herbs and sauces. In this occasion we are also including some vegan ranch tots.
And for spices, adding real salt, pepper and parsely really amps up any taste and aroma to the recipes; a must and another sneaky way to get some micronutrients such as minerals from the sea salt.
The full instructions will be below along with the nutritional information per serving. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of fiber, nutrients and flavor!
Overall this recipe is:
Meal Prep Friendly
The end result
Simple, playful and flavorful! A lot of qualities in this easy to make skillet. The tahini along with the vegan ranch bites and broccoli is just irresistible and makes the perfect companion to your salads, you can also enjoy these with some tzatziki or in burger!
Not boring or unhealthy! These are a great snack for kids and grown ups! For dinner, lunch, snack or appetizer! It's just so good, nobody will know that there are no eggs, gluten, dairy or any animal products here... these are completely vegan, gluten free and delicious.
This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and elegant and fun no matter the occasion, this recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple and minimal ingredients in a healthy gluten free and low carb veggie vegan patty that will surprise your tastebuds!
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Vegan Tahini Pesto Broccoli Patties
By María Fernanda López
Serves 7 servings
1 bag of LesserEvil PeaNOTS in Vegan Ranch
1/4 cup of ground flaxseed
1 tsp of baking powder
1/2 tsp of sea salt
1/4 tsp of black pepper
1 tbsp of dried parsley
2 cups of broccoli
1 cup of tahini
Preheat the oven at 350F.
Process the broccoli until you get it very fine, and transfer to a deep bowl.
Process the PeaNOTS till you get a flour consistency and mix with the broccoli and the rest of the ingredients in the same bowl as the broccoli.
Create 7 patties and bake for 25-30.
Nutritional Information: 289 kcal
Net Carbs (only minus fiber): 10.6g