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Vegan egg using chia seeds

Vegan egg using chia seeds

Suitable for baking and stove top cooking, this vegan egg using chia seeds recipe provides a simple and effective replacement using plant-based ingredients.
Course Baking, Cooking
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword chia seeds, egg replacement, egg substitute
Prep Time 11 minutes
Servings 1 vegan egg


  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 3 tbsp water


  • In a small bowl or cup, combine the chia seeds with water.
  • Keep stirring gently for a few more seconds until all the seeds have been in contact with water. Chia tends to float until it is fully mixed in with water or other liquids.
    Vegan egg using chia seeds
  • Use the vegan egg immediately for cooking or baking.
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