Deconstructed Vegan Prakes

Deconstructed Vegan Prakes

Pareve and Vegan.  Serves 8-12.

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  • 1 medium cabbage, cut in thin paillards
  • Oil for sauteeing
  • 1 onion, diced or 2-3 carmelized onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 3 c. cooked brown rice
  • 1 c. drained chickpeas, mashed in a food processor or by hand
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1-12 oz. bottle of Heinz chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1  can whole cranberry sauce
  • 1 8 oz. can tomato sauce


  1. Layer a 9"x13" casserole dish (or larger) with cabbage paillards.  
  2. Sauté the onion until soft. If you prefer, you can double the onions and carmelize them by cooking for about 45 min. before proceeding to step 3.
  3. Add the green pepper and garlic and saute 5 min longer.
  4. Remove the vegetables from the stove and mix with the cooked rice and mashed chickpeas.  Season to taste with smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
  5. Spread the mixture on top of the cabbage.
  6. Top with a layer of cabbage paillards.
  7. Combine the sauce ingredients and pour over the casserole.
  8. Cover and bake @ 350º 1 to 1-1/2 hrs.

Can be frozen and reheated.


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