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Recipes for Everyone

Quorn Vegan Mediterranean Socca

serves
Serves 2 - 4
cooking time
20 mins
serves
688 cals * Per Serving
serves
6.1g sat fat * Per Serving

Socca is a cross between a pancake and a flatbread, made from chickpea flour it is high in protein and fiber.

Ingredients

  • TOPPING:
  • 1 bag Quorn Vegan Chik'n Tenders, defrosted
  • 6 tbsp vegan pesto 
  • 4 tbsp red chilli paste
  • 1½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, whole or sliced
  • 2 tbsp capers, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup black olives, whole or sliced
  • 1/4 cup green olives, whole or sliced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
  • fresh thyme leaves
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  • BASE:
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk
  • 4 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 8 fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • 2 cups chickpea flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Method

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the pesto and red chilli paste, using half stir into the Quorn Vegan Chik'n Tenders, retaining the remainder to spread onto the Soccas when cooked.
  2. Pre-heat the oven to 400°F
  3. To make the Soccas, combine olive oil, vinegar and milk in a medium bowl and stand for 2 minutes, then stir in the mustard, salt, pepper, garlic basil and thyme.
  4. Stir in flour and baking soda until combined and stand for 15 minutes.
  5. Brush a large non-stick frying pan with oil.  Heat frying pan over a medium high heat add a quarter of the batter, using a ladle spreading the mixture until it covers most of the surface.  Cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until the Socca is golden brown.  Carefully turn and cook the other side, until golden brown.  Place the Soccas onto greaseproof paper on a baking tray.  Repeat with the remaining batter.
  6. Mix the chopped capers into the remaining pesto and chilli mix, spread the mixture on to each Socca base.  Top with the Quorn Vegan Chik'n Tenders, halved tomatoes and olives.  Cover with foil and bake for 15 mins or until piping hot, remove the foil for the last couple of minutes of cooking.  Sprinkle over the fresh thyme and basil leaves and season to taste.
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