6 Vegan French Recipes To Celebrate Bastille Day (Mais Oui!)
While a French vegan isn't necessarily a rarity, the traditional cuisine seems like the exact opposite of vegan — with its rich cream sauces, butter-filled pastries and meat-centric mains.
And while there's more to the French diet than what they actually eat, we thought we'd share some classic French dishes made the vegan way — so everyone can join in on celebrating and savoring Bastille Day.
A tartine is basically a fancy-sounding open-faced sandwich. It's the perfect opportunity to take avocado toast to new heights.
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Turn this classic side into a meal with some protein-packed chickpeas. It's the perfect dish to showcase summer zucchini and tomatoes — and it tastes even better the next day.
5. Sweet Berry Tarts
Easy and simple, these tarts are gluten-free, deliciously vegan and require no baking at all — savor them like a true Parisian would.
A rich and show-stopping dessert that's also vegan and easy to make? Vive la France!