Considered as the jewels of the sea and the exclusive food for the rich, caviar has now become more affordable and available to vegetarians everywhere. Introducing the caviar copycat – an exquisite alternative to caviar made from seaweed. When put to the test, this miraculous substitute tastes every bit as good as the real stuff but at a fraction of the price.
Add taste and versatility to the dishes you prepare using this vegetarian caviar. It looks just like real caviar and tastes just like it too! Now us vegetarians can eat like nobility and have the peace of mind knowing that the caviar came from the sea, but as a vegetable product.
Plus it’s super healthy!
This product contains no cholesterol, has low sodium and is made from seaweed. There are a variety of recipes using this caviar as an ingredient in the main dish itself, but it can also be served on the side with the main course. Like real caviar, it is delicious served plain on crackers or served as an entree.
When you’re feeling adventuresome and are ready for a brand new taste with zest try some of this vegetarian caviar for yourself. Unlike real caviar, this color on this type doesn’t bleed into the rest of the dish. This makes it the perfect addition to salads, pizzas, appetizers, rice dishes etc.
Some companies offer different flavor varieties like plain or spicy and you can find this caviar in selected vegetarian stores or on the Internet. Try them out as an addition to your favorite recipes or use one of the recipes below to experience the fine cuisine of caviar for vegetarians.
Canapes with Caviar
Vegetarian caviar works perfectly for this recipe since there is no bleeding from the caviar into the filling. This caviar has a mild flavor, less salt, and is vegetarian. Try this recipe at your next get-together. It’s sure to be an instant hit!
– 3 tbs. softened cream cheese
– 1 cucumber
– 1 tsp. Horseradish
– 2 tbs. of sour cream
– 1 TBS vegetarian caviar
– 1 tsp. dried dill
– 1 tsp. of lemon zest
– sprinkle of salt
– garnish with lemon zest and caviar
Begin by slicing the cucumbers 1/2 inch thick. Take these cucumber slices and scoop the center out of them, being careful not to go through the bottom. Drain out the liquid from the cucumbers by placing them on paper towels upside down.
Mix together the horseradish, cream cheese and sour cream. Add the dill, lemon zest and caviar by hand. Scoop this mixture into a piping bag for icing and start filling the slices. Garnish with a small amount of dill and lemon zest and then plop a spoonful of caviar onto the top.
Yields approximately 10 appetizers.
Vegetarian Caviar Omelet
– 1 jar of vegetarian caviar
– 4 eggs
– 0.2 lbs. of grated cheese
– 1.5 ounces vinegar
– 1.5 ounces oil
– 1 teaspoon liquid vegetable stock
– 2 tablespoons chives
– 2 tablespoons vegetable caviar
Whip together the eggs, vegetable caviar and cheese. Pour into a hot frying pan with butter and let cook for one minute. Fold this mixture on the pan and allow to cook for one more minute or until the desired consistency has been reached.
Serve the dressing on the side. Serves 2