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The Single Vegan by Leah Leneman


1 servings



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Smoky Beans


  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup smoked tofu
  • cup apple juice
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 pinch marjoram
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • ½ 15 ounce can pinto beans
  • ½ pound cooked potatoes
  • 1-2 tbsp soymilk
  • 1 tbsp vegan margarine
  • 1 pinch sea salt, to taste
  • 1 pinch black pepper, to taste


1. Chop the onion. Mince the garlic. Heat the oil in the pan and add the onion and garlic. Saute 2-3 minutes.
2. Dice the tofu. Add to the pan and saute for a further 2-3 minutes.
3. Add the juice, tomato paste, marjoram and bay leaf. Bring to the boil, then lower heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes.
4. Add the drained beans and cook for a further 5 minutes.
5. Meanwhile, mash the potatoes in a bowl. Heat the milk and margarine in a small saucepan and add to the potatoes, along with seasoning to taste. Spoon the mashed potatoes into a heatproof dish and place under the broiler until thoroughly heated.
6. Remove the bay leaf from the bean mixture and spoon over the mashed potatoes.


onion garlic smoked tofu pinto beans potatoes