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Best egg substitute in salad dressing?

BrooksNYC Apr 18, 2013 07:53 PM

This soba salad recipe on Epicurious looks simple and good:


Can someone recommend a decent vegan egg substitute for the raw egg called for in the recipe?

Thanks kindly for your help.

  1. rmarisco Apr 18, 2013 08:40 PM

    i'm not sure the raw egg is doing much other than binding (the method makes an emulsion).. as for flavor, i doubt if it adds much. I'd try it without completely: my guess is you'll never miss it.

    However, if you feel you really need to thicken it, you could try making some chia gel (chia seed in water). you could also try a tiny bit of tofu, blended.

    good luck!

    1. v
      Violatp Apr 18, 2013 08:48 PM

      A spoonful of Veganaise would do the trick.

      1. ipsedixit Apr 18, 2013 08:52 PM

        Corn or vegetable oil.

        So in your case just use more oil.

        1. b
          BrooksNYC Apr 19, 2013 07:35 AM

          Thanks for chiming in, everyone. Your ideas are appreciated and very helpful!

          1. n
            ninrn Apr 19, 2013 10:58 PM

            For this recipe, but not necessarily as a general egg substitute, I'd try a tablespoon or two of tahini.

            1. j
              jaykayen Apr 19, 2013 11:07 PM

              xanthan gum

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