What is it?

Mashed up rice crackers mixed with flavorful ingredients formed into small appetizer balls.

How is it called in German?

“Veganes Tatar”

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Veganes Tatar

Vegan Steak Tartare

Vegan steak tartare is not only for vegans a great choice. Even non-vegans love that appetizer.

The mixture can be shaped into small balls with an ice cream scoop or plated with a food molding ring.


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Vegan Steak Tartar

Angela Schofield
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Appetizers
Cuisine German
Servings 4


  • 1 cup cold water
  • 4 cups rice waffles (crumbled)
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 drop Liquid Smoke
  • 2 tsp. pink salt
  • 1/2 tsp. coarse black pepper


  • Pour water into a large bowl, add tomato paste and mix well.
  • Crumble rice waffles into small pieces.
  • Squeeze garlic clove through press, and dice onion finely.
  • Add crumbled rice waffles, garlic and onion to the water mixture.
  • Season with Liquid Smoke, salt, and pepper and stir well together.


Spread leftover rice waffles with peanut or almond butter and decorate with bananas or other fresh fruit.