Vegan Bacon Creamed Corn | VegNews
Choose your favorite smoky vegan bacon to use in this creamed corn recipe from The Herbivorous Butcher Cookbook. It makes a wonderful accompaniment to any barbecue style meal and comes together in less than 20 minutes
What you need:
The Herbivorous Butcher
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
5 slices vegan bacon, chopped
3 tablespoons vegan butter
3 garlic cloves, minced
¼ cup flour
2¼ cups unsweetened vegan milk
1 tablespoon brown sugar
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
2 (1-pound) bags frozen corn, thawed
1 cup shredded vegan cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon fresh chives
What you do:
- In a large skillet over medium-low heat, warm oil. Once heated, add vegan bacon and cook until crispy. Remove bacon and set aside, reserving 1 tablespoon of bacon-infused cooking oil.
- In a medium pot over medium-low heat, melt butter and add reserved bacon oil. Add garlic and shallots and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until fragrant. Add flour and cook until lightly browned, whisking constantly for 1 minute. Slowly whisk in milk and continue to whisk until thickened. Stir in sugar, salt, and pepper. Stir in corn, reduce heat, and simmer until thickened completely, 8 to 10 minutes, stirring often.
- Ladle into serving bowls and garnish with vegan cheese, chives, and cooked bacon.