Benno & Lara's
Vegan Recipes

"Nothing will benefit human health and
increase chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet."

Albert Einstein

Mushroom and Walnut Triangles

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  • puff pastry
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 leek, finely chopped
  • 150g button mushrooms, diced
  • 1/3 cup aborio rice
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • ¼ cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 T chives, chopped
  • sesame seeds

cranberry flavoured gravy

  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 T plain flour
  • 2 T cranberry sauce or fresh cranberries
  •  ¼ cup vege stock


  1. Heat oil and fry leek until soft. Add rice and mushrooms, chopped finely. Add stock and simmer until rice has absorbed and is cooked. Add walnuts, chopped and simmer for 2 minutes. Season and stir through chives.
  2. Cut a sheet of puff pastry in half diagonally to make a triangle. Place 2 teaspoons of mixture into the centre and fold up to make a small triangle, pressing down the edges. Brush with oil and sprinkle on sesame seeds.
  3. Bake in a 180 degree oven for 10 minutes or until golden.
  4. For the gravy, fry the chopped onion and garlic in the oil. Add flour and stir for 1 minute. Add the stock and simmer until thick. Stir through cranberries.
  5. To serve, stack 2 triangles on top of each other to make a star shape. Create a ring of gravy around the edge and garnish with parsley.