All Hail Kale. All Hail Kale.
Today I am featuring a Kale and Tofu Wonton. I made these Vegan Style. So glad you joined me today, because it is Virtual Vegan Potluck Day. This is the Second Virtual Vegan Potluck and I was lucky enough to participate once again. Check out my 1st. Virtual Vegan Potluck Post. While I am not Vegan, my friend Annie over at An Unrefined Vegan who organizes the Potluck allows non-vegan bloggers to join in on the fun as long as they respect the Vegan lifestyle and post a recipe that follows the Vegan guidelines. So my contribution to the Potluck is an appetizer to stimulate your appetite.
Please enjoy a hearty bite of Kale and Tofu Wonton.
Here’s the recipe for the Kale and Tofu Wontons, just in case you want to make these little appetizers for your next Potluck.
Kale and Tofu Wonton 2 Ways:
- 1 Bunch of Kale Torn from the Stem
- 1 Block of Tofu
- 1/3 Cup of Nutritional Yeast
- 1 Clove Garlic
- Wonton Wrappers (See recipe below to make your own Vegan Wontons)
- Salt and Pepper to Taste
- Cooking Spray
- Vegetable Marinara Sauce for Dipping
- In a large pot of salted water boil the kale until tender, about 5 minutes. With a slotted spoon transfer the kale to a colander. When cool squeeze out excess water and finely chop. In a medium bowl, mash together the kale, the tofu block, the nutritional yeast, and the garlic. Season with salt and pepper.
- Assemble ravioli, by arranging wonton wrappers on a sprayed cookie sheet. Fill each wrapper with about 1 tsp of mix.
- Wet fingers and run along two sides of the wrapper. Fold over and seal. Spray completed ravioli with cooking spray and Bake on 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
- Take a mini muffin tin, spray with cooking spray and then line the tin with a wonton wrapper
- fill with about 1 tsp of mix
- Lightly spray cooking spray on filled wontons and bake on 350 degrees for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.
- Serve with a side of vegetable marinara sauce.
- Makes about 18-24 wontons depending on how thin you roll out the dough.
Here’s the recipe to make your own Vegan Wontons.
- 2 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup warm water cornstarch, as needed
- Sift together flour and salt in a bowl. Slowly stir in warm water, dough will be very stiff
- Knead dough on floured surface until smooth, about 15 minutes. Cover with towel and let stand for 20 minutes
- Roll about 1/2 the dough out, as thin as you can
- then Repeat for other 1/2 dough
Okay, back to the Pot Luck. Here’s how the Potluck works. You need to start at the beginning and work your way through the meal. I will have instructions and a link down below that will guide you through the Potluck, but since your here I thought maybe you could check out the blogger that precedes me and that follows me in the Potluck.
So the blogger that precedes me is The Little Green House from Australia. Just click on the Go Back Link Button Below, but Please come back so you can go forward…
Thanks for coming back. Now the blogger that follows me is The Vegan Kat from the USA. Just click on the Go Forward link button below, and again Please come back to enjoy the rest of my post!
Okay now I can complete my post with you and then get you on your way through the rest of the Pot Luck. The Potluck is HUGE this second time around. This Potluck is eight courses with over 103 Bloggers participating. So there is so much fun to be had, and some serious foods that need some attention. I am on the lookout for some great Vegan Dinner ideas.
Now I want to share my love of Kale with you. I really do Love Kale. I picked up this necklace at Vegan Cuts and I wear almost everyday. Can you believe that there are people out there in this great big world that have NEVER tried Kale? I know it’s ridiculous. Kale Rules!
So I had to post this picture, I know it’s cheesy, but little things like this amuse me. I Felt like I was just Nominated for Kale Queen, and how could I not share that with you?
I had a bunch of kale left over after making the wontons so I made some tasty little Kale chips as a snack.
Kale Chips Cooking Instructions:
- Preheat oven to about 375*
- Tear the leaves off the thick stems into bite size pieces. Spread out on cookie sheets.
- Drizzle with about 2 tsp of olive oil
- Sprinkle with seasonings of choice. Plus a sprinkle of salt. I used nutritional yeast and garlic powder
- Bake for about 15 minutes, until edges are brown and kale is crispy
Again, Kale Rules!
The Virtual Vegan Potluck is a favorite day of mine, I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did and took away some amazing recipes and maybe a few new blogs to follow, and I’d like to extend a special thanks to all the Vegan’s out there, I really appreciate your lifestyle and life choices and I strive everyday to make ethical choices and to guide myself down the path to a plant-based lifestyle. I also hope you got a good chuckle out of my Kale Queen picture.
Well I’m off to enjoy some Potluck dishes, I might jump forward to the desserts, I have a sweet tooth, and I am craving sweets.
Check Ya Later.
I’d like to encourage you to comment on the bloggers that participated in the Potluck, we all would really appreciate your comments. Thanks Foodie Friends.
Potluck Question of the Day: What is your favorite dish to EAT at a Potluck? -or- What is your favorite dish to BRING to a Potluck? -or- What did you think of MY Kale and Tofu Wontons?
Kale Queen…I like it. I like it alot! Stay Healthy Potluckers.