Vegan Meatball Banh Mi

These Vegan Meatball Banh Mi sandwiches are chock full of pickled veggies and fresh cilantro sprigs, then topped with a creamy sriracha sauce. Perfection in a bun!

These Vegan Meatball Bahn Mi sandwiches are chock full of pickled veggies and fresh cilantro sprigs, then topped with a creamy sriracha sauce. Perfection in a bun!

If you live in a big city, there may be lots of restaurant options nearby.

These Vegan Meatball Bahn Mi sandwiches are chock full of pickled veggies and fresh cilantro sprigs, then topped with a creamy sriracha sauce. Perfection in a bun!

If you don’t live in a big city and have lots of options, that is okay.  We have lived in big cities and very small towns and loved them all.

These Vegan Meatball Bahn Mi sandwiches are chock full of pickled veggies and fresh cilantro sprigs, then topped with a creamy sriracha sauce. Perfection in a bun!

When you live in a smaller city, it may force you to cook more than in a big city.

It is fine if you don’t have a drive-thru Banh Mi restaurant.

Now, you can make your own Vegan Banh Mi sandwiches like I do.  I am a little bit in love with them.

These Vegan Meatball Bahn Mi sandwiches are chock full of pickled veggies and fresh cilantro sprigs, then topped with a creamy sriracha sauce. Perfection in a bun!

I adore the pickled vegetables, crunchy cilantro sprigs, and spicy sriracha sauce.

I stuff spicy vegan meatballs in my sandwiches and head on over to chow-down-town (<–Hey, that would be a great name for a blog – just sayin’).

These Vegan Meatball Bahn Mi sandwiches are chock full of pickled veggies and fresh cilantro sprigs, then topped with a creamy sriracha sauce. Perfection in a bun!

I used vegan mayonnaise for the sriracha sauce to keep the whole thing plant-based, but feel free to use the regular stuff if you feel so inclined.

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These Vegan Meatball Bahn Mi sandwiches are chock full of pickled veggies and fresh cilantro sprigs, then topped with a creamy sriracha sauce. Perfection in a bun!

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Vegan Meatball Banh Mi Recipe

These Vegan Meatball Bahn Mi sandwiches are chock full of pickled veggies and fresh cilantro sprigs, then topped with a creamy sriracha sauce. Perfection in a bun!
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 230kcal
Author: Linda
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup carrot matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup daikon radish matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup sliced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup sliced jalapeno
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 4 crusty bread rolls - sliced
  • 16 vegan meatballs - warmed
  • 16 sprigs cilantro
  • 4 tablespoons vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha
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Instructions

  • Combine the carrot, daikon, cucumber, and jalapeno in a large glass container with lid. Pour in the vinegar, sugar, salt, and 1 cup of hot water. Secure the lid and shake until sugar has dissolved. Set aside to pickle for minimum 15 minutes, or up to 4 hours in the fridge.
  • Place the sliced rolls on a large platter. Tuck four vegan "meatballs" into each rolls, then top with one quarter of the prepared pickled veggies and four cilantro sprigs.
  • Whisk the vegan mayonnaise and sriracha together in a small bowl. Transfer to a piping bag or squeeze bottle and drizzle onto each sandwich. Alternatively, you may simply smear the sauce onto the inside of the buns. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 1933mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g

 

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  1. 5 stars
    We love this meal and have it on our regular rotation. Its fresh, filling and delicious! It’s also extremely quick and easy, ready in less than 30 minutes. We do this with the Trader Joe’s frozen meatballs and the Trader Joe’s half baked Ficelle bread when we need a really quick meal.

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