Just what are Thanksgiving Hoppin’ Cakes? Good question.
I still am not sure that I can categorize this dish. Loosely inspired by the many variations of hoppin’ cakes – sweet or savory, these cakes are as filling as they are delicious. If you’re looking for a vegan alternative to a holiday entree, this is your dish. Packed full of all the Thanksgiving flavors, these cakes are perfect addition to ensure that everyone at your holiday party has something delicious to eat.
This isn’t just a delicious, healthy holiday entree. It also gives back via one very awesome ingredient:
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So now that you’ve got all the info, go ahead. Start your holiday meal planning off right. And don’t forget to top it off with a little gravy.Print
- 2 cups brown rice
- 4 cups filtered water
- 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp onion mix
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
All Other Ingredients
- 1 onion, minced
- 1 head garlic, minced
- 4 celery, minced
- 4 carrots, minced
- 1 1/4 can jackfruit, chopped
- 1 tbsp sea salt
- 1 tbsp Trader Joe’s onion mix
- 1/4 tbsp sage
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tbsp black pepper
- 2 tbsp vegan butter
- 2 cups brown rice flour
- 1 can cooked black beans
- 1/4 cup Pacific vegetable broth
- frying oil (avocado, preferred)
- 1/4 cup gf panko crumbs
- Add oil to pan and heat. Add onion and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes.
- Next add carrots, celery and cook for 5 minutes.
- Add jackfruit and cook for 5 minutes.
- Add all spices and butter. Cook all ingredients together for 10 minutes. Taste and add more spices if needed.
- Take veggies off heat and allow to cool.
- Once the brown rice is cooked add to a bowl with black beans (minus the liquid), and all other ingredients. Mash with clean hands.
- Add brown rice flour and broth. Form into patties.
- Dip patties into more flour and panko crumbs.
- Heat about 1/4″ of oil in a pan and cook each patty for 3-5 minutes on medium heat.
- If using oven, heat to 375 and cook for 20 minutes or until cooked thru.
- Serve with gravy.