Yummy Soy Curls!!!
Thanks Mrs. Blackwood!

This was a picture of a soy curl dish I made yesterday following some of the principles from Mrs. Blackwood, an excellent vegan cook. Check out her website, Healthier Steps! You can go to her blog and find some wonderful vegan recipes! I’ve eaten at her house many times, and she has a reputation of never disappointed anyone with her meals.

You can learn more about Soy Curls by going to Butler Foods’ website.

When I was working as manager of the Hartland College cafeteria, I obtained a soy curl recipe idea from her.

These were her instructions and my modifications:

Mrs. Blackwood’s Soy Curl Recipe Idea

Baking the soy curls:
1. Boil water just enough to rehydrate the soy curls.
2. Add the soy curls.
3. Then drain the water out when the soy curls are hydrated.
4. Season them with: onion powder, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, salt and/or chicken style seasoning. Mrs. Blackwood uses chicken style seasoning instead of salt because it has more flavor, but if you don’t have it use salt and extra seasonings.
5. Taste the soy curls and make sure they taste like chicken. (I don’t know how chicken tastes like, so I just tasted them and made sure they tasted good.)
6. Bake the soy curls at 350 for 30-40 minutes.

Making a sweet mixture with veggies:
1. Saute peppers, onions, and garlic. You can cut the peppers the long way to look like an Asian dish.
2. Boil water and thicken it with cornstarch.
3. Add sweetener of your choice, salt and/or chicken style seasoning, coriander, thyme, and Italian seasoning.
4. Add the sauteed peppers, onions, and garlic to the mixture along with thawed out frozen tomatoes. Also, add carrots cut the long way.
5. Cook this mixture for a few minutes, and then add it to the baked soy curls to get a nice sweet and savory flavor.

This was another hit in the cafeteria!

Thanks a lot Sister Blackwood!

These were my modifications/techniques associated with this recipe:
1. After I mixed the sweet mixture with the soy curls, I added yeast flakes.
2. I forgot to drain the water out after hydrating the soy curls, but I was conscientious of making sure I didn’t add too much water. This was my first time making soy curls by myself.
3. I used farm peppers and farm tomatoes.

I liked this how it turned out!

Thank God for another good meal!

  • http://www.healthiersteps.com Michelle Blackwood

    Wow Franklin, you did an awesome job, looks very very delicious!

  • Anonymous

    Praise the Lord, and as always, thanks for your great ideas!

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