10 African Vegan Recipes That Will Make You Fall In Love With Vegan Food

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Who said you need meat or dairy to experience the big bold flavors the continent of African has to offer? Here are 10 Vegan recipes from the continent of Africa that will elevate your vegan cooking game if you are bored of Buddha bowls, Salad and Avocado Toast.

1. West Africa’s Favorite Street Food: Akara

Akara is a delicious black eyed pea fritter that originates from West Africa, and is also eaten in Brazil. Ask any Nigerian, Ghanaian, or Senegalese how this dish tastes and they will probably write you a love song.

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Akara is a delicious black eyed pea fritter that originates from West Africa, and is also eaten in Brazil. Ask any Nigerian, Ghanaian, or Senegalese how this dish tastes and they will probably write you a love song.

Just so you know, Akara can be eaten as a Burger

Delicious idea right?

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Delicious idea right?

2. Cameroonian Koki Corn

You think you like tamales? Let the Cameroonians teach you how to make this delicious vegan rendition of steamed corn pudding that is savory and oh so satisfying.

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You think you like tamales? Let the Cameroonians teach you how to make this delicious vegan rendition of steamed corn pudding that is savory and oh so satisfying.

3. Mouth Watering Ethiopian Lentils

Tired of boring lentils, try this Ethiopian flavor punch.

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Tired of boring lentils, try this Ethiopian flavor punch.

4. Ethiopian Spiced Cabbage, Carrots, and Potatoes: Atakilt Wat

There is no excuse for boring potatoes anymore. This flavor bomb is an absolute must try recipe.

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There is no excuse for boring potatoes anymore. This flavor bomb is an absolute must try recipe.

5. The Perfect Marriage Savory Black Eyed Peas and Sweet Plantains

This is a perfect marriage of savory and scotch bonnet spiced beans with the sweetness from ripe plantains.... Yass flavor come through!

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This is a perfect marriage of savory and scotch bonnet spiced beans with the sweetness from ripe plantains…. Yass flavor come through!

6. We Like Our Sweets Too: Nigerian Buns

Forget doughnut holes, try this extra simple perfectly satisfying Nigerian buns nice and hot.

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Forget doughnut holes, try this extra simple perfectly satisfying Nigerian buns nice and hot.

7. Who needs Dairy and Eggs When there is Senegalese Coconut Rice Pudding: Sombi

Senegalese people know the deal with this creamy and satisfying coconut rice pudding... yum!

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Senegalese people know the deal with this creamy and satisfying coconut rice pudding… yum!

8 Irresistible Vegan Plantain Bread

If you think you like banana bread, wait till you try plantain bread. Yum!

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If you think you like banana bread, wait till you try plantain bread. Yum!

9. The Cousin of Nigerian Buns Eaten all over West Africa: Puff Puff

Feel like a yeasted doughnut... well look no further that west African drop doughnuts, Puff puff

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Feel like a yeasted doughnut… well look no further that west African drop doughnuts, Puff puff

10. Wash All your delicious new dishes down with the perfect drink: Ginger Beer

Africans know the secret to great refreshment (and digestion) is usually a glass of sweet and spicy ginger beer, no alcohol needed. Cheers

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Africans know the secret to great refreshment (and digestion) is usually a glass of sweet and spicy ginger beer, no alcohol needed. Cheers

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