5 Tasty and Nutritious Vegan Meals to Try at Restaurants

Adopting a vegan diet is a healthy approach to satisfy your appetite with a balance of fruits, vegetable, and whole grains. Oneworld Knox, a vegan restaurant in Wantirna South, offers a huge variety of delicious and healthy vegan meals. The following vegan dishes are packed with hearty ingredients and extraordinary flavour.

1. Vegan Quinoa Salad

Vegan quinoa salad is highly nutritious due to the variety of vegetables used in it. This salad is prepared with the finest ingredients including vegetable broth, quinoa, raw whole grains, sliced cucumbers, diced capsicum, chopped tomatoes, steamed broccoli florets, fresh lemon juice, olive oil, and minced garlic tossed together. Vegan quinoa salad offers a boost of vitamin E and K, omega-3 and 6, folate, and potassium.

2. Vegan Risotto

Vegan Risotto is one of the healthiest dishes as it is prepared in olive oil with fresh veggies. The mushrooms are sautéed in olive oil with salt pepper, leeks, and Arborio rice. This sautéed mixture is then gently stirred in vegetable broth or dry white wine, giving it a gooey texture. When the rice is cooked and al dente, parsley and parmesan cheese is added and stirred. The Vegan Risotto is made with a combination of selenium, potassium, niacin, vitamin C, iron, and folate, making it a healthy dish.

3. Vegan Fajitas

Eaten and loved all over the world, Vegan Fajitas are delicious and mouth-watering option, perfect for every type of dine outs. A Vegan Fajita is incomplete without the seasoning prepared with chilli powder, black pepper, sugar, salt, garlic and onion powder, paprika, cumin, and red pepper flakes, giving it a sizzle. The fajita is made with sliced large Portobello mushrooms, sliced red, green and orange capsicum, finely sliced onions, and a little oil. This scrumptious combination of healthy, colourful vegetables is served with tortillas, vegan sour cream, or guacamole.

4. Vegan Paella

Vegan Paella, a famous Spanish dish, is cooked with fresh ingredients including onion, garlic, green and red capsicum, and tomatoes stirred in heated olive oil. This rich mixture of vegetables is then added on to boiled rice along with paprika, turmeric, and salt. Just before dishing out, peas and artichoke hearts are added to the rice mixture. The ingredients used offer copper, manganese, thiamine, iron, and vitamin B6, making the paella a nutrient-rich dish.

5. Black Dhal

Black dhal, a popular South Asian dish, is prepared by boiling black and green lentils in water and mashed until tender. Some finely chopped onion, garlic, and chillies are added to heated olive oil along with cumin, turmeric, cinnamon, cloves, salt, grounded black pepper, fresh lemon juice, and finely chopped tomatoes. This mixture is added on to the boiled and mashed lentils and is stirred until it becomes slightly thick. The Black Dhal is topped with a few mint leaves and chopped coriander for serving. This dish has a high nutrient content including protein, folate, iron, manganese, and fibre.
If you hesitate to go out for having a meal due to health concerns, consider visiting Oneworld Knox, one of the best restaurants in Wantirna South. We offer a wide assorted menu including gluten-free, kids items, halal food, and international/fusion cuisine.