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Commonly served vegan

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Avocado salad made with onion, tomatoes, oil, salt, lime and vinegar.

Salade d'avocat

Steamed rice with vegetables, garlic, onion, ginger, tomatoes and peanut oil.

Jellof rice

Fried plantain and beans stew made with tomato, onion, garlic, salt and basil.

Fritte de plantain harricot

Ground corn with leafy greens fried in palm oil with garlic, onion and salt.

Corn Fufu

Sautéed spinach and yam with onion, tomatoes, hot peppers, salt and palm oil.


Black-eyed peas pudding made with palm oil, salt and chili pepper.


Slow cooked corn in a mix of spinach, palm nut paste and sugar.


Steamed cassava tubers served with leafy greens fried with tomatoes, onion, garlic and local seasoning.

Manioc et Legumes sauté

Fried crispy Black eyed peas fritters served with African hot sauce.


Rice with beans stew made of beans, tomatoes, celery, basil, onion, ginger root, olive oil and salt.

Riz harricot

Dishes that can be Vegenized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

Pumpkin or soup made with melon seeds ,spinach, okra, chili pepper, crayfish and shrimp. To veganize: ask for no seafood.

Egussi Soup

Peanut soup made with grilled peanut paste, chili pepper, salt and garlic and served with rice. usually made with chicken stock. To veganize: ask for no chicken stock.

Riz-Sauce D'arrachide

Cabbage salad made with sausage, tuna, carrots, avocado, sweet corn, onion and cream dressing. To veganize: ask for no meat, fish or cream.

Salade de crudité

Potato hot pot with cream cheese, beef, vegetables and local spices. To veganize: ask for no meat or dairy.

Ragout de Pomme

Okra soup made with meat and fish. To veganize: ask to for no meat, fish, crayfish or cow skin.

Sauce Gombo

Fried rice with chicken, grated coconut, bell peppers, carrots and green beans. To veganize: ask for no chicken or meat stock.

Riz au Noix de Coco

Sweet potato pie with meat cheese and vegetables. To veganize: ask for no cheese or meat.


Slow cooked plantain with shredded pork and local spices. To veganize: ask for no pork or meat stock.

Sese Plantains

Ball of mashed taro in palm oil sauce with local seasoning and dried fish. To veganize: ask for no dry fish or eggs.


Pan fried spaghetti with sardines, onion, garlic, salt and vegetable oil. To veganize: ask for no sardines.

Spaghetti Sauté a La Sardine

Vegetable salad made with different vegetables and mayonnaise dressing. To veganize: ask for no eggs and no dressing.

Salade Composé

Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Bitter leaf stew, contains ground cray fish.


Vegetable pasta, usually made with butter and cheese.

Pates Sauté

Plantain pudding made with eggs, butter and cream.

plantain Pilé

Vegetable soups, usually made with beef stock.


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