vegan cannelloni bean satay

Lazy vegan Recipe: Broccoli and Cannellini Bean Satay Stir Fry

Happy Friday lazy green people! We made it through the week! 🙂

I’ve decided to switch my lazy vegan recipes from Meatless Monday to Frisky Friday, so it coincides with a) when we need a quick and easy recipe the most and b) when my weekly veg box has been delivered so I can incorporate what’s in season for the week!

This week’s veg box had a LOT of broccoli and carrots which are two of my most favorite ingredients for a quick and easy stir fry. But I have been trying to cut down my intake of soy, so I thought I would mix it up, using Cannellini beans for my protein fix instead of Tofu. The results were so hearty, yet fresh and zingy I just had to share!

Vegetable and Cannellini Bean Satay Stir Fry

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1 tin of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 whole broccoli, roughly chopped (include the stalks too they are yummy!)
  • 2 carrots, chopped into rough chunks (no need to peel just give them a wash)
  • A handful of green beans
  • 1/2 onion roughly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Tamari Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 inch of fresh ginger, finely sliced
  • 1 Tsp chilli flakes

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Method

  1. Heat the sesame oil and gently fry the garlic, ginger and chilli.
  2. Add the carrots, cannellini beans, broccoli stalks, green beans and onion and stir fry on a high heat for about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add the soy sauce, peanut butter and water. Stir thoroughly
  4. Once the beans begin to soften, add the broccoli florets  and flash fry for a few minutes longer, making sure to coat the broccoli with sauce.
  5. Serve with a sprinkle of sesame seeds, and noodles or rice if you fancy (though its just as filling on its own!)
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