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Aromat is GMO free
It contains no preservatives and no colourants with no MSG added.
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Aromat is made in a factory that also processes wheat gluten, cow's milk, egg & soya.
Please send us your sponsorship request and contact details to: consumer.affairs-za@unilever.com. Please note, that as a brand we do receive a lot of sponsorship requests and will only be able to help if we can.
Yes, Aromat is Halaal certified.
Sea salt, maize flour, sugar, yeast extract (gluten from barley), mushrooms, vegetable oil (palm fruit), turmeric, garlic, celery, onion, bay leaves.
Yes, Aromat is made in a fatory that also processes eggs /egg products.
Aromat Naturally tasty contains no preservatives and no colourants.

Mayonnaise is made by slowly blending or whisking together eggs and oil – the fat in the egg yolk helps to bind together the water from the egg white with the oil. The vinegar also helps to emulsify the mayonnaise as well as to give it a well-rounded flavor.
Mayonnaise helps to add moisture and flavor as well as bind ingredients together. It is used often in: Potato salad, sandwiches, pasta salad, coleslaw & burgers.
Mayonnaise is essentially made with a few basic ingredients; good vegetable oils, eggs, lemon juice or vinegar, water and salt. Mayonnaise is an emulsion, which means it’s a mixture of ingredients (oils and lemon juice or vinegar) that don’t combine. Egg is added as a “magic” ingredient to stop the two liquids, once combined, from separating.
Hellmann's is aware of animal welfare and produces good products made with good ingredients. Hellmann's has a longstanding commitment to sustainability and doing business responsibly. For us, good products are not just tasty but help sustain a healthy diet in an environmentally-friendly manner. Barn free eggs are produced by poultry that are not caged but are confined to a shed indoors.
No, it is not halaal as it is imported from the USA.
Yes Hellmann's can be used to make delicious recipes. Visit our Hellmann's brand page for recipe inspiration.
Freezing is not recommended for Hellmann's mayonnaise as freezing can cause the emulsion to break which can affect the texture of the product.
A normal serving size is a tablespoon of mayonnaise (15ml)
Hellmanns is virtually trans fat free.
EDTA is a different type of additive which is often added to slow down the normal oxidation of the oils in the mayonnaise. It helps to keep the mayonnaise tasting fresher longer avoiding the rancid taste.
Omega 3 is found naturally in the oils that are used in Hellmann’s.
The omega-3 fats found in mayonnaise are vegetable omega’s called alpha-linolenic acid.The omega-3 fats found in fish are the very long chain omega-3 fats called eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA).
No, mayonnaise as such is not fattening. Weight gain is the result of an energy intake (kcal) that is higher than the amount of energy that is spent, e.g. on body processes, exercising. One serving of 15 ml Real mayonnaise contains approximately 382 KJ, which is 5% of your daily energy needs (based on a 2000 kcal diet). One serving of light mayonnaise delivers around 114 Kj which is 2% of the recommended daily calorie intake. At the same time mayonnaise is a good source of omega-3, which the body needs but can’t produce.

Background

The world’s population will increase to reach more than 9 billion by 2050 which means that a 50% increase of food production is needed by 2030. Currently almost 1 billion people are chronically undernourished. What’s more, demand from the energy market (including biofuels) has the potential to change the fundamentals of agricultural market systems.

Context

Unsustainable farming practices, water scarcity and changing weather patterns all have a serious impact on food security, the environment and farming communities. As such, pressure is increasing from governments and campaigning organisations for greater transparency on where food comes from and how it is grown.

Unilever’s position

Our supply chain network includes farmers and plantation owners as well as processors, refiners and traders of raw materials. We will work closely with all of them to transform farming practices and encourage a wider move towards sustainable sourcing.

We will focus first on our top ten agricultural raw material groups, which account for around two thirds of our volume. These are palm oil, paper and board, soy, sugar, tea, fruit and vegetables, sunflower oil, rapeseed oil, dairy ingredients and cocoa.

We want to achieve sustainable sourcing without adding a cost burden for our customers and consumers. We are setting industry-leading standards for ourselves and our suppliers.

In 2015 we sourced 60% of our agricultural raw materials sustainably, having made significant progress towards our target of 100% by 2020. We have already achieved the interim milestone of 50% for 2015 which we have set ourselves in 2010 when we launched the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan.

By 2020 we will engage with at least 500,000 smallholder farmers and 75,000 small-scale distributors in our supply network in order to improve their practices and livelihoods.

We have been working on our Sustainable Agriculture Programme for 15 years, and we continue to embed these sustainability principles throughout our supply chains.

We will continue to work together with public authorities, our private sector partners and nongovernmental organisations to achieve our wider objectives.

We are also developing plans to source our non-agricultural (mainly chemical) raw materials in a more responsible way taking into account the environmental and social impact.

Knorr's mission statement is the same as our parent company, Unilever.

UNILEVER MISSION STATEMENT

We work to create a better future every day. We help people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others. We will inspire people to take small everyday actions that can add up to a big difference for the world.

We will develop new ways of doing business with the aim of doubling the size of our company while reducing our environmental impact. We've always believed in the power of our brands to improve the quality of people's lives and in doing the right thing. As our business grows, so do our responsibilities.

We recognise that global challenges such as climate change concern us all. Considering the wider impact of our actions is embedded in our values and is a fundamental part of who we are.

We do not operate Allergen Free manufacturing sites, however we do have Allergen Management Programs in ALL our facilities. The intent of these programs is to avoid unintentional CROSS-CONTAMINATION of allergens BETWEEN products.

Our product labels adhere to the FDA's Strict Regulations regarding declaration of ingredients and allergens. We do not use the terms "Natural" or "Artificial Flavourings" to hide the existence of any allergens.

RECIPES CAN CHANGE. We strongly recommend that ALLERGIC CONSUMERS refer to ingredient declarations EVERY TIME they purchase processed foods. Only the vegetable Knorr Stock Pot and Liquid Stock is suitable for vegetarians.

Any product which are Halaal and/or Kosher will have the designated symbol on the package which indicates it is a Halaal and/or Kosher product (Example: Halaal logo (S.A.N.H.A S-0399); Kosher logo (PAREV). Since product formulations can change, we suggest you check your package for the most up to date Halaal and/or Kosher designation.
We have decided to include "may contain cow’s milk" statement on all of our packages made in this facility since both dairy and non-dairy containing products are handled there. We suggest you view your package for the ingredient and allergen statements.
We recommend consumers read the label each time before buying our product. If gluten is present, it is clearly listed in plain language on the ingredient label (i.e., wheat flour, rye, barley and oats). We have decided to include "may contain wheat gluten" statement on all of our packages made in this facility since both wheat gluten and non-wheat gluten containing products are handled there. Since product formulations change from time to time, we do not publish a list of gluten-free flavours.

We have started a journey to make natural choices available to our consumers such us steam-sterilisation of our herbs and spices on the majority of our products. The team at Unilever have worked with our suppliers to ensure consistent quality of steam sterilised herbs and spices so that our consumers continue to enjoy the same great taste and appearance of our products.

For more information on why irradiation, GMO, & MSG are considered safe to use in products, please contact our Consumer Care Line. HELP-LINE 0860-331-441 (Mondays to Fridays, 8 am to 4 pm). Alternatively, you may email them on Consumer.Affairs-ZA@unilever.com to contact a Knorr representative who can assist you with your request.

All of our products carry a "Best Before End Date". This is the date that assures the products optimum quality and freshness.

We recommend that you use your product by that date.

The "Best Before End Date" is stamped on every package of Knorr. We recommend that you use your product by this date to assure the product's optimum quality and freshness. Following is an example of the Best Before End Date: 16 AUG 2020 - which means it should be consumed by August 16th of 2020.
We're listening! Contact our Consumer Care Line. HELP-LINE 0860-331-441 (Mondays to Fridays, 8 am to 4 pm). Alternatively, you may email them on Consumer.Affairs-ZA@unilever.com.
We recommend you store your product as described on the package.
Store your Knorr products in a cool, dry place. We recommend that you use your product by the Best Before End date.
You can find some great recipes and a wealth of information on our website.
If you are having trouble finding a product, you may want to speak with your store manager and ask them to order it.
We look forward to hearing from you! Please contact our Consumer Care Line. HELP-LINE 0860-331-441 (Mondays to Fridays, 8 am to 4 pm). Alternatively, you may email them on Consumer.Affairs-ZA@unilever.com.
We're so sorry you had this experience. We are always concerned when we hear of a problem involving one of our products and we will share your comments with the appropriate staff. Please contact our Consumer Care Line. HELP-LINE 0860-331-441 (Mondays to Fridays, 8 am to 4 pm). Alternatively, you may email them on Consumer.Affairs-ZA@unilever.com to contact a Knorr representative who can assist you with your request.
Our recommendation is use the product as directed on the product label. For alternative usage outside of the standard recommendation, we suggest that you consult with a professional.
You can find some great recipes and a wealth of information on our website.
All nutritional information is displayed within the product pages.
Knorr consistently strives to improve our products in response to consumer preferences, testing and research. As a result, we do make periodic changes to our products and packaging. Thank you for your feedback.
Please refer to product packaging which would contain recycling information.
Questions about the safety of any of our packages can best be answered by contacting us at our Consumer Care Line. HELP-LINE 0860-331-441 (Mondays to Fridays, 8 am to 4 pm). Alternatively, you may email them on Consumer.Affairs-ZA@unilever.com

If monosodium glutamate is added as an ingredient in any of our products, it appears in ingredient list on package label.

It is never hidden under any other ingredient listing. For more information on Knorr products. MSG information would be found under the "Ingredients" tab.

Please ensure you use a dry spoon to scoop out your desired quantity of product from the sachet.

NEVER decant product directly from the sachet over a hot/steaming pot. Once used, ensure that the sachet is closed as tight as possible and placed back into the carton. Store the product in a cool, dry place.

Please ensure that the sachet is closed as tight as possible and placed back into the carton. Store the product in a cool, dry place.

The Knorrox soups, stock cubes and sauces & gravies range now contains reduced salt to meet the South African Sodium Regulations that were first implemented in 2016 and the second final phase in June 2019 to tackle the issue of high blood pressure in South Africa.

This strategy also ties in to Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan to help consumers to enjoy better health. The chefs at Unilever know how well loved the Knorrox soups, stock cubes and sauces & gravies are and as such ensured that the new recipes still delivers on flavour and contains all the ingredients that contribute to a great tasting stew.

The Knorrox soups, stock cubes and sauces & gravies range now contains reduced salt to meet the South African Sodium Regulations that were first implemented in 2016 and the second final phase in June 2019. The regulation affects all food manufacturers. The chefs at Unilever know how loved the Knorrox soups, stock cubes and sauces & gravies are and as such ensured that the new recipe still delivers on flavour and contains all the ingredients that contribute to a great meal.

All allergens were maintained, no new allergens.
There has been no Shelf life change for the Knorrox products, the shelf life is still 18 months.
Yes, Knorrox soups, stock cubes and sauces & gravies remain Halaal and carries the Halal logo on pack.
Yes, all meat variants contains either chicken, beef or mutton which is clearly indicated in the ingredient list.
Because Knorrox has reduced the amount of Salt in the ingredients we have looked to other opportunities to bring you the best tasting meal. In order to provide a similar salt taste experience, Potassium chloride, which is a healthier salt replacer, was now added to our soups and cubes. Potassium replaces sodium (salt) in the ingredient to add taste without increasing salt levels. Potassium is an essential nutrient that we all use for body functions. Other food sources of potassium are milk, fruit and vegetables, cereals and meat.
Approx. 90% of the maize in South Africa is Genetically Modified not only to keep our pricing constant throughout the year but also ensure we have a consistent supply, any of our products with Maize Flour will therefore contain GM ingredients and will be labelled in the ingredient list on pack.

Please ensure you use a dry spoon to scoop out your desired quantity of product from the sachet.

NEVER decant product directly from the sachet over a hot/steaming pot. Once used, ensure that the sachet is closed as tight as possible and placed back into the carton. Store the product in a cool, dry place.

Please ensure that the sachet is closed as tight as possible and placed back into the carton. Store the product in a cool, dry place.

Rajah Mild Masala has a unique blend of high quality spices such as roasted coriander, paprika, methee and garlic. The masala contains a mild level of chilli and provides mouth-watering aroma and delicious flavour.
Consumers perceive masala as authentic own mix of spices that is blended at different shops. Rajah saw this as a gap and to bring convenience and simplicity where consumers do not have to go different shops to get their ideal mix of masala. Rajah now offers the perfect blend of authentic spices.
Rajah Mild Masala contains the allergen wheat gluten.
No the Mild Masala contains wheat gluten from the wheat brand that is added which acts as a carrier for the pure spices. It allows for sautéing of spices without burning. It has the same fineness as the spices, and for that reason we use it as it doesn’t add a flavour, but it carries the fine particles of the spices.
Rajah Mild Masala can be used in all types of curries both protein based as well as vegetarian. It can also be used in all types of stews.
Yes, all variants under the Rajah range are suitable for vegetarians.
The Rajah Curry Powders contain wheat gluten from the wheat bran that is added which acts as a carrier for the pure spices. It allows for sautéing of spices without burning. It has the same fineness as the spices, and for that reason we use it as it doesn’t add a flavour, but it carries the fine particles of the spices.
All the variants within the Rajah Curry Powders are halaal. The new Mild Masala is also halaal and approved by SANHA.
No, the Rajah Curry Powders are not certified kosher.
All Rajah products have a 24 month closed shelf life.

As part of our natural choices journey, Unilever have started to source steam sterilized herbs and spices from our suppliers and thus eliminating the need to radurise our herbs and spices. Steam sterilization is an effective technique as radurisation in ensuring consumer food safety and has been used with greater frequency throughout the world due to greater consumer acceptance than radurisation. It can have minimal impact to sensory characteristics such as volatile oil and colour of the herbs and spices due to the use of high temperature & pressure.

The team at Unilever have worked with our suppliers to ensure consistent quality of steam sterilized herbs and spices so that our consumers continue to enjoy the same great taste and appearance of Robertsons, Rajah, Aromat, Knorrox and Knorr products without the need to label as part of the ingredient list.

Rajah is excited to introduce a new range of dry sauces that will focus on Indian cuisine with variants such as Chicken Korma, Butter Chicken, Beef Madras and Chicken Tikka.
All four products do not contain any allergens within the actual products but may contain trace amount of the allergens such as cow’s milk, egg, soya and wheat gluten due to contact with mixers and processing lines.
The variants are suitable for a vegan diet however the products may contain trace amount of the allergens such as cow’s milk, egg, soya and wheat gluten due to contact with mixers and processing lines.
The products are gluten free but may contain trace amount of wheat gluten due to contact with mixers and processing lines.
Yes, all four variants are halaal and approved by South African National Halaal Authority.
No the products are not kosher certified.
All products in this range has a 18 month shelf life.
The Chefs at Knorr have cooked the butter chicken recipe with 20g of the spice but felt the dish was too spicy for our South African consumers especially if the variant will be used as a family meal. This led to the Butter Chicken variant having 15g of spice to ensure best dish experience.

Please ensure you use a dry spoon to scoop out your desired quantity of product from the sachet.

NEVER decant product directly from the sachet over a hot/steaming pot. Once used, ensure that the sachet is closed as tight as possible and placed back into the carton. Store the product in a cool, dry place

Please ensure that the sachet is closed as tight as possible and placed back into the carton. Store the product in a cool, dry place.

Robertsons is one of our leading brands in the market. For its long and outstanding existence in the market, Robertsons products need changes to keep up with growing consumer trends and removal of MSG was the first selected option with the purpose of making our products more consumer friendly and being available to the consumer that have concerns around usage of MSG.

The removal of MSG in Robertsons has undergone various sensory evaluations to ensure that the product still delivers the same great quality taste that Robertsons brings to your food.

Similar to glutamate occurring naturally in foods such as cheese, milk, mushrooms, meat, fish and vegetables, monosodium glutamate (MSG) enhances natural aromas present in foods. It has been safely used for more than a hundred years to balance the savoury taste in bouillons, seasonings and savoury snacks. MSG helps offering great tasting and affordable foods, and it can help to reduce the salt content of foods, thereby supporting consumers to lower their salt intakes without giving in on taste (for more on salt reduction targets and performance click link: https://www.unilever.com/sustainable-living/).

MSG is a food ingredient used widely and proven to be safe in scientific studies and confirmed by regulatory authorities around the world. However, we recognise that some consumers have questions about food containing MSG or might have a preference for MSG-free products. Therefore we include MSG in the ingredient list so that people can see when it has been added to our products, and we provide choices by offering a range of foods without added MSG.

Cool, dry place. But also ensure that you minimize the use over a steaming pot as the moisture might cause the spice to lump or go hard.
This is likely due to moisture uptake from the environment during use and storage of the spice blend. We use pure herbs and spices in our products with some extra special ingredients to give you more flavour. This combination is sensitive to high humidity, so if exposed for a prolonged period to steam or the atmosphere lumping might occur.
Yes, All the Robertsons products are still certified Halaal by SANHA and Kosher certified by UOS.

Our cinnamon is globally sourced and being a natural food ingredient there are situations of crop inconsistency. To obtain a perfect blend for flavour delivery in food dishes, Robertsons used to mix cinnamon and cassia. Both cinnamon and cassia indeed belong to the same family of plants (and even the same genus – cinnamomum) and hence used interchangeably with an addition cinnamon flavour at 0.5% to maintain flavour at all times during its shelf-life.

However, as part of the Robertsons natural journey, Robertsons now offers pure steam treated cinnamon with no added flavours that maintains and delivers consistent flavour in your Robertsons Ground Cinnamon. Pure cinnamon that is not blended with cassia will be more fragrant and aromatic.

Regulation change demands weight declaration for ground herbs and spices where we are currently declaring volume (i.e. 100ml). For consistency and clarity for the consumer (we regularly receive consumer complaints around conversion between ml and gram and perceived discrepancy between bottle and cartons) we decided to change to gram weight declaration across the total bottle range.

Please ensure you use a dry spoon to scoop out your desired quantity of product from the sachet.

NEVER decant product directly from the sachet over a hot/steaming pot. Once used, ensure that the sachet is closed as tight as possible and placed back into the carton. Store the product in a cool, dry place.

Please ensure that the sachet is closed as tight as possible and placed back into the carton. Store the product in a cool, dry place.

Vegan bolognaise will last safely in the fridge when stored correctly for at least three days. Make sure you keep your leftovers in an airtight Tupperware dish with a lid and keep in the fridge. Some say it is even more yummy the next day!
Absolutely! You can either pop it in the microwave for a minute or two to reheat or warm it up on the stove in a small pot.
Yes, you can. Just make sure you cook it on the lowest setting and don’t overcook it. We recommend only cooking this recipe for an hour or two in the slow cooker on the lowest heat.
Vegan bolognaise substitutes beef for lentils in order to make it meat free. Lentils are extremely nutritious and a great source of protein too. You can choose to add any meat-substitute in the bolognaise sauce, including beans or tofu.
Yes, indeed. Baby marrow is just another name for zucchini.
Vegan recipes are recipes that contain no animal products at all, like meat, chicken, fish, diary or eggs.
At whatsfordinner, we know that everybody has a different favourite recipe. That’s why we’ve put together a wonderful range of vegan recipes that are guaranteed to suit everyone’s taste buds.
People are choosing a vegan lifestyle for many different reasons including humane reasons, environmental reasons and health reasons too.
Absolutely! The science is showing that following a vegan lifestyle can significantly decrease your risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, aid in weight loss and lower your risk of certain types of cancers.
All you have to do is create an account with us, sign in, let us know your dietary preferences, and we’ll send you great ideas for meals each week.
Vegan cheese can be made from a variety of different sources including cashew nuts, coconut and tapioca. We recommend trying a few different flavours and options to find your favourite.
Barley and wheat are both cereal grains and visually look quite similar. Barley has a higher nutritional value than wheat because it is consumed with the outer layer of bran still on, whereas this is removed when producing wheat.
If a recipe calls for cheese, you can substitute it with vegan cheese. From white sauces to creamy pasta sauces, vegan cheese works very well as a dairy substitute.
Vegan cheese contains no animal products in like milk; therefore, it is more suitable to someone who follows a vegan lifestyle.
In order to get the pearl barley to be fluffy in this recipe, the key is to stir it often. Once you’ve added your liquid stock, keep gently stirring the barley until the texture is just right. We suggest taking it off the heat when it’s al dente, but if you like it a bit softer, let it simmer for a few minutes more.
Again, as long as you’ve stored your leftover lasagne well, it should last safely in the fridge for up to three days. Keep it in an airtight container in the fridge for best results.
The key to creating a non-watery lasagne is to make sure you cook the lasagne long and slow. Keep the oven at 200 °C and cook the lasagne for a minimum of 25 – 30 minutes. If it still looks like there is a lot of water inside, turn down the heat to 180 °C and let it simmer for another 10 – 15 minutes before grilling.
Indeed! Vegan lasagne keeps very well in the freezer and is a great dish to pre-make and freeze for a quick and easy dinner later in the week.
There are so many options here. Take a look at our favourites: 1.) Use lentils or kidney beans, 2.) Use roasted vegetables, 3.) Use tofu or soya mince.
Simply follow this easy recipe and you’re guaranteed to create a vegan lasagne that is mouth-wateringly delicious! https://www.whatsfordinner.co.za/recipe/pasta/212722-vegan-lasagne/
A vegan omelette does not use any kind of egg or milk in it. Instead, it uses chickpea flour as a great substitute.
In this recipe, eggs are replaced with chickpea flour. You simply whisk the chickpea flour with yeast, baking powder and Knorr Aromat Naturally Tasty until smooth to use as your ‘egg’ base.
Chickpea flour, when mixed into a paste, is a great egg alternative. You can also use chickpea flour when baking as a good gluten-free alternative.
Regular flour is ground up wheat, chickpea flour is ground up chickpeas. Chickpea flour doesn’t contain any gluten and is a good flour alternative for people who choose to lead a gluten-free lifestyle.
You can use any flour substitute if you prefer, like oat flour, almond flour or millet and quinoa too.
A vegan meal planner is a meal plan that incorporates weekly recipes that do not contain meat, fish or any kind of animal product.
Vegan meals are as delicious and varied as any other kind of meal. The commonality of most vegan meals is the inclusion of a lot of vegetables into the dish and they can also include beans, legumes, soya, rice and pasta.
Sign up with us today and we will send you weekly vegan-inspired meals to try at home. Simply sign up and let us know that you’re vegan and we’ll start sending you some recipe ideas.
The key to living a healthy life, whether you’re vegan or not, is everything in moderation. Include vegetables, fruits, whole grains, pasta, legumes, beans, nuts, seeds and healthy fats into your daily diet for best results.
The science is showing that when people move to a vegan diet, they are losing weight because they are cutting out high-fat processed foods that contain animal products.
A vegan burger is a burger without meat essentially. Vegan burgers make use of a range of other ingredients to create a burger ‘patty’ which can be grilled or braaied like traditional burgers. In this recipe we substitute meat for a patty made from chickpeas, sweetcorn and other delicious vegan ingredients.
Depending on what ingredients you use as well as what toppings you choose for your vegan burger, it can be a healthier option but not always lighter in calories.
By blending the vegan ingredients – in this case sweetcorn and chickpeas – you create a smooth textured paste that can be patted together to form a patty.
There are many different kinds of recipes that use plant-based ingredients as substitutes for meat when creating patties. Some recipes call for soya mince, tofu, or kidney beans. Why not try out a few different kinds of vegan burger recipes until you find the one you love the most?
Vegan cottage pie is a plant-based twist on the traditional Shepherds Pie recipe that many families know and love. In this recipe vegetables make the base of the cottage pie filling instead of traditional ground beef.
It is essentially the exact same recipe, yes. However, the recipe does not contain any meat or animal products and substitutes vegetables like carrots and mushrooms for the meat element.
You can use absolutely any kinds of vegetables that your family loves in this vegan cottage pie recipe. You can use tomatoes, corn, butternut, zucchinis, aubergines and much more to create your tomato ‘meat’ filling.
No, the topping of this cottage pie as well as the original shepherd’s pie is mashed potato. However instead of using butter and milk in the mashed potato, you use vegan butter and coconut cream.
Cottage Pie originated from England and Ireland in the late 1700s when potatoes were becoming a readily available and affordable crop to use.
Once again, instead of using traditional ground beef or chicken, meat is substituted for vegan ingredients like black beans, chickpeas, and lentils.
Vegan chilli is highly nutritious because it is packed with vegetables and spices that offer high nutritional values.
To thicken your vegan chilli, you can either simmer it for slightly longer, or add slightly less water to the recipe.
If that’s what you fancy, then why not? Although, we have a feeling that if you eat it every day you might end up getting sick of it, so why not try a range of different kinds of vegan recipes to give yourself a flavour boost and change every day.
You can use absolutely any kind of beans in a vegan chilli including kidney beans, black beans, samp beans, cannellini beans or chickpeas too.
A vegan pasta simply swaps out any meat, chicken or fish in the recipe for another ingredient that is plant-based and does not contain any animal products. In this recipe, nutritious vegetables like carrots and mushrooms are used to create the base. If you don’t want to eat traditional wheat pasta which may contain butter or eggs, you can opt for vegan pasta or vegetable noodles like butternut spaghetti or courgette noodles too.
There are many different kinds of vegan pastas available. Some are made from potatoes or sweet potatoes, but others use a variety of rice, beans and legumes to create the pasta. You can try and make your own pasta at home or save time by buying a few packets of vegan pasta to keep in your pantry cupboard.
Dried pasta does not contain eggs, and mainly contains wheat flour and semolina flour which makes it vegan-friendly to eat.
Traditional fresh pasta makes use of wheat flour mixed with water and eggs. Vegans do not eat eggs and therefore need a plant-based alternative to fresh pasta.