20 Amazing Vegan Sous Vide Recipes

If you have ever seen sous vide in a recipe or on a menu and not known what it is, it’s actually very simple. It is a cooking method that involves vacuum sealing ingredients and cooking them in warm water.

Amazing Vegan Sous Vide Recipes

This results in a very soft texture. This may be considered a fancy cooking technique, but it is very easy to recreate at home.

We have put together this list of 20 of the best recipes for amazing vegan (see also: 20 Amazing Vegan Recipes For Non Vegans)sous vide dishes that you can make in your own kitchen to impress your friends and family.

1. Turmeric & Dill Pickled Sous Vide Cauliflower

The cauliflower in this recipe is cooked perfectly, retaining a slightly crunchy texture. It is packed with flavor and is really easy to prepare.

The cauliflower is cooked slowly for three hours with water, sugar, dill, salt, white wine vinegar, black peppercorns and turmeric. You can serve this pickled cauliflower as a garnish or on the side of a larger dish, or as an appetizer.

2. Sous Vide Beluga Lentils

This is a great recipe to make if you have guests coming over as you can make it in advance. You could even make a large batch and eat them throughout the week on the side of your meals to add some extra nutrition to your diet.

You can use different varieties of lentils to adjust the recipe, but make sure you amend the cooking time as needed.

3. Sous Vide Vegan Cauliflower Alfredo

You don’t need dairy products to make a creamy, silky smooth sauce. This recipe uses cashews, water and nutritional yeast to make the sauce, along with oregano, basil and rosemary for extra flavor.

You will also use 2 cloves of garlic and salt and pepper for perfect seasoning. This is a very interesting and delicious way to enjoy cauliflower.

4. Doenjang-Spiced Sous Vide Eggplant

When you cook with eggplant it can be tricky to get the texture right. Sous vide is the perfect cooking technique to use – the edges are crisp but the center is velvety and smooth. This dish is packed with umami flavors and a kick of spice.

The doenjang paste combined with the salty soy sauce and brown sugar creates the perfect balance of flavors.

5. Sous Vide Bean Dip

This dip is similar to hummus but it’s made with kidney beans instead of chickpeas. Make sure you soak the beans before you cook them as this will ensure that the dip is nice and smooth.

The beans are mashed with garlic and salt- simple flavors to allow the taste of the beans to come through. The dip is garnished with fresh cilantro which adds an aromatic note.

6. Sous Vide Vegan Carrot Curry Soup

Carrot soup is colorful and nutritious. You don’t need any cream to make this soup indulgent – the recipe uses unsweetened coconut milk for the silky and creamy consistency.

This delicious soup is flavored with turmeric, garlic, spicy thai chili paste, and fragrant lemongrass. The shallot gives the soup a savory flavor to contrast with the sweetness of the carrots.

7. Sous Vide Tomato Sushi

If you want to make tuna sushi but without using actual tuna then you should definitely try this recipe. The tomatoes are marinated in a nori reduction with soy sauce which gives them the fishy flavor.

The texture and color are spot on to mimic tuna, and the recipe also teaches you how to make the perfect sushi rice.

8. Sous Vide Raw Pepper Compote Recipe

Compotes are usually made by cooking the ingredients with lots of sugar and a setting agent. This raw version is different – the ingredients are gently heated using Sous Vide cooking techniques.

You can make a big batch of this compote and keep it in the refrigerator. It can be served with lots of different meals and is very versatile.

9. Sous Vide Crunchy Balsamic Onions

It can be difficult to make crunchy onions without burning them, which is why using the sous vide technique is ideal. These balsamic onions are delicious on salads, in sandwiches, or even on top of a tasty vegan pizza.

10. Smoky Sous Vide BBQ Butter Corn

This corn is smoky yet sweet and perfectly juicy. Make sure you use a vegan spread instead of butter.

This spread is mixed with the BBQ spices to make a mixture that is spread over the corn before it is cooked. Cooking the corn in a sous vide bag keeps it juicy and seals in the flavors.

11. Sous Vide Eggplant Fondue

This is a simple recipe, all you need is 5 basic ingredients to make an impressive dish – eggplant, unsalted butter, onion, bay leaf and salt.

All you need to do is cook the ingredients in a sous vide bag for 8 hours at a low temperature. Let the ingredients cool then blitz them in the food processor until it reaches the desired consistency.

12. Sous Vide Turmeric Tofu With Sumac & Lime

There are lots of great ways to prepare tofu, and this one is full of flavor and has a great texture.

It has Persian influences and is seasoned with plenty of garlic, turmeric, black pepper, salt and fresh lime. The tofu is served with sumac.

13. Sous Vide Chilli Garlic Tofu

If you love soft and juicy tofu then you will love this recipe. The sauce is the perfect balance between sweet and savory, with soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil and chili garlic paste.

The tofu is pan fried before it is cooked in the sous vide bag for 4 hours, which gives it a lovely color and texture.

14. Sous Vide Barely Bound Tomatoes

These tomatoes are cooked just enough so that they barely stay in their skin. This makes their texture totally irresistible.

They are also flavored with bay leaf and lemon zest for an aromatic and zingy taste. It is important to use ripe tomatoes for this recipe to ensure that they are nice and sweet and juicy.

15. Sous Vide Garlic Confit

Once you know how to make garlic confit you will want to add it to everything. You should make a nice big batch so you always have it on hand to add to pasta sauces, to spread on toast or to add to oven roasted vegetables.

Keep it in the refrigerator and it will last a long time. You might find yourself eating it straight out of the jar now and again.

16. Crisp Corn With Butter & Fresh Herbs

A dish of fresh, crispy corn with vegan butter and aromatic herbs is a perfect side dish to any meal. It is light and sweet with the perfect juicy texture.

It is versatile enough to be paired with lots of different flavors so you will be cooking this recipe over and over again.

17. Sous Vide Fennel Fondant

Not many people know what to do with fennel – it has such a strong flavor and it can be awkward to cook.

This recipe gives the fennel the perfect texture and makes a gourmet side dish to serve alongside various meals. Make sure you use vegetable stock so that the recipe is vegan (see also: 20 Amazing Vegan Buckwheat Recipes)friendly.

18. Sous Vide Quinoa

There are lots of different ways to cook quinoa – cooking grains perfectly on the stove top can be tricky!

The sous vide method is ideal and will give you the perfect quinoa every time. You can add whatever seasoning you fancy, but this recipe uses garlic, basil and salt to keep things simple.

19. Sous Vide French Fries

Cooking the potatoes in a sous vide bag before frying them ensures that these french fries are soft in the middle yet perfectly crisp on the outside.

They are seasoned simply with salt and sugar, but you can add whatever else you want – a bit of spice, some herbs – to give your french fries an extra punch of flavor.

20. Sous Vide Harissa Marinated Tofu

This Moroccan inspired tofu is a spicy treat that makes a wonderful appetizer or main dish. It is served on top of irresistible crispy kale, with farro, cooked lentils, red peppers and fresh basil leaves.

Make sure you drain the tofu before you cook it – one of the best ways to do this is to place it in between two trays with kitchen paper, and place some tins on top to weigh it down. This ensures that all of the water is pushed out of the tofu.

The tofu is cooked with sesame oil to give it a lovely flavor and a browned color.


These recipes are delicious and easy to make. The textures are perfect and you can serve these dishes at any dinner party to leave your guests impressed.

Make sure you follow the timings – the ingredients are usually cooked slowly at a low temperature to give the dish a perfect finish.

Hazel Reed
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