Vegetarian pressure cooking?
January 4, 2010 11:56 AM   Subscribe

Give me your best vegetarian pressure cooker recipes.

I just got a pressure cooker and I am excited to use it. I know pressure cookers are great for making beans, but what are your favorite vegetarian recipes for pressure cooking? I'm partial to seitan/tofu/tempeh type stuff, but I don't know whether those ingredients would do well in the pressure cooker. Give me your ideas, please!
posted by hilaritas to Food & Drink (6 answers total) 19 users marked this as a favorite
The cookbook Great Vegetarian Cooking Under Pressure by Lorna J. Sass is excellent.
posted by Sidhedevil at 12:03 PM on January 4, 2010

In any bean recipe substitute a sheet of kombu and a little of whatever oil you want for bacon/hock/whatever.

I'm not a vegetarian, but I actually much prefer it. It has no real flavor of its own in something as big as a pot of beans, it just pumps up the umami.
posted by cmoj at 12:19 PM on January 4, 2010 [1 favorite]

The Fat Free Vegan blog has dozens of great recipes tailored to a pressure cooker.

You should really get the Lorna Sass book though - well worth the price. I especially love her Thai chickpeas recipe.
posted by susanvance at 2:18 PM on January 4, 2010

Thirding Lorna Sass' book. Here are a couple of favourites someone has typed out - potato cauliflower curry and thai chickpeas.
posted by scodger at 9:19 PM on January 4, 2010

Asparagus risotto (not vegan).
posted by hades at 10:59 PM on January 4, 2010

Seconding Fat Free Vegan! I made this Creole Black Eyed Peas recipe earlier this week and it is now one of my top five favorite meals ever. Even my vegan hating brother loved it. I used an entire tbsp of sriracha and it is wonderfully spicy!
posted by cm young at 8:35 PM on January 15, 2010

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