Detroit Vegan Soul is a fantastic vegan restaurant in Detroit and quite possibly the best soul food restaurant too! Try Detroit Vegan Soul's take on classic comfort food favourites - how about mac n' cheese, for example, or burgers, nachos, soups, pepper steak or grilled cheese. There's vegan milkshakes too.
Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, peeled, deseeded & large dice - 2 aubergines, halves - Drizzle olive oil - 250g packcooked pilau rice - 4 spring onions, thinly sliced - 2 garlic cloves, crushed - 50g dried apricots, roughly chopped - 50g pistachio nuts - 50g blanched almonds - 50g dried cranberries - 400g tin chickpeas including juice - 10g coriander - 1 pack pomegranate seeds, reserving some to garnish - 1tsp ground coriander - 1tsp ground cumin - Salt & pepper
Garnish: 25g pomegranate seeds - 10g mint leaves - 10g coriander leaves - 25g pistachio nuts
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