vegan recipes

neat Original Holiday Herb Stuffing

Impress your guests with a plant-based take on the classic stuffing side-dish, the perfect accompaniment to your next holiday feast.
SERVINGS: Makes 9 servings.
INGREDIENTS:
2 pouches neat (Original or Italian)
1 14-16 oz bag stuffing cubes
½ cup plant-based butter, melted
1 sweet onion, diced
3 celery stalks, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 cups vegetable broth
2 neat eggs, prepared
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp dried rosemary
1 tsp dried sage
½ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 325.  Grease a 13 x 9 baking dish.
Prepare neat crumbles according to package directions.
In a skillet over medium heat, saute the onions and celery and butter until the vegetables are soft, about 7-9 minutes.  Add the garlic and cook 2 minutes longer.
In a large bowl, mix together the vegetables with the stuffing cubes and remaining ingredients.  Then add cooked neat crumbles and toss gently to combine.
Transfer to the baking dish and bake uncovered 35-45 minutes until the top is golden …

Soft and Chewy neat egg Gingersnaps

The neat egg makes for a modern plant-based version of old-fashioned molasses cookies that will fill your home with the sweet smells of the holidays!
SERVINGS: Makes 2 dozen cookies.
INGREDIENTS:
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup plant-based butter, softened
¼ cup molasses
1 neat egg, prepared
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
2 ½ cup flour
2 tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1tsp. Ground ginger
½ tsp. Salt
¼ cup sugar for coating
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Using an electric mixer, beat together the brown sugar, butter, molasses, and neat egg until fluffy and well combined.  Add the vanilla.
In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt.  Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture and thoroughly combined, but do not over mix.
Roll rounded tablespoons of the dough into balls, place on a cookie sheet 1 ½ inches apart.
Bake for approximately 14 minutes.  Cookies will be soft to the touch but will …

Cranberry Cocktail neatballs

Create this colorful, fancy-yet-easy, plant-based app for your next holiday happy hour!
SERVINGS: Makes 10 meatballs.
INGREDIENTS:
1 package neat meat-replacement mix (Original or Italian)
1 can cranberry sauce, divided
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 tsp. Plant-based Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. brown sugar
½ cup water, divided
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 350.  To prepare the neatballs, mix together the contents of 1 package of neat with half of the can of cranberry sauce and ¼ cup of water.  Line a baking sheet with a non-stick silicone mat or parchment paper.  Roll mixture into 10 equal size balls and place on a non-stick silicone mat.  Bake in the oven for 15-18 minutes.
In a sauce pan over medium heat, combine the remaining ingredients and whisk until sugar is dissolved and the mixture begins to bubble slightly, about 3 minutes.
Pour the sauce over cooked neatballs, serve while warm and ENJOY!
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