10 Easy Ways To Add This Cheap Ingredient To Your Table

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Good things come in tin cans. Case in point: sardines, whole tomatoes, beans galore — and coconut milk. We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Coconut milk is one sexy, dreamy canned good. It's sweet but not cloyingly so, rich but not heavy. It adds depth to the savory and the sugary, from soup to cake. And it's cheap!

Coconut milk's creamy, dairy-like qualities make it a vegan's best friend — and it can be your best friend, too. Here's how.
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Toasted Almond & Coconut Quinoa Porridge By Gena Hamshaw
Seriously up your breakfast game with this one.













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Sautéed Spring Mushrooms, Chilis & Cilantro In Caramelized Coconut Broth By Caroline Wright
Fish sauce and coconut milk make for the best combination when you’re looking for something hearty.


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Vegan Kale & White Bean Korma By Alexandra Dawson
This fiber-packed dish only takes 10 minutes to cook. Ready, set, go!

Related: One Pot Kale And Quinoa Pilaf
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Cheap, Creamy Chicken Curry By Table9
A mild curry that costs only $10 and serves four. Call your friends — dinner party at yours tonight.
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Coconut-Milk Rice Pudding With Citrus & Ginger By Gena Hamshaw
Whether breakfast, dessert, or snack, rice pudding never fails to satisfy a sweet craving.
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Coconut Cajeta & Chocolate Fondue By Hardlikearmour
This recipe doesn’t have a single drop of cream in it, but it tastes like some of the richest fondue we've ever had.

Related: Mouth-Watering Homemade Nutella Frozen Yogurt
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Coconut Tres Leches By Aargersi
Is your mouth watering yet?
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Your 10-Minute Bowl Of Bananas In Coconut Milk, By Nicholas Day
Your new, quick, go-to breakfast and dessert recipe, topped off with your choice of fixings.
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My Favorite Pina Colada By Merrill Stubbs
No recipe roundup is complete without liquor — and this piña colada is so delicious, you’ll definitely want to order an Uber home.

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