ClockPlayEmailInstagramLinkSMSTwitterYouTubeWhatsAppXSearchClockRight ArrowArrow DownCaret downCaret upCaret leftCaret rightHamburger MenuPop OutThumbs upThumbs up buySpeechAudio onReplayPlusMinusSad smiley faceNo resultsSwapMoreYour grocery bagSuccessShop Tasty MerchYour Cart (empty)Your CartFacebookPinterestEmailPrintSmsTwitterWhatsappCommentTips Highlights
Skip to Content

23 Amazing Foods You Can Make With Aquafaba (The Liquid Inside Cans Of Beans)

Here's what you need to know about the ~magical~ ingredient that's popping up everywhere and how to make vegan and dairy-free recipes with it.

First things first: What even *is* aquafaba?

It's a fancy word for the liquid inside a can of chickpeas. Turns out that the stuff that you might normally just throw away is a ~magic juice~ of sorts: It acts as a binding/thickening agent, is a vegan-friendly egg substitute, and lends itself perfectly to everything from breakfast staples, to condiments, to whipped desserts — along with almost any other recipe where you might want to go egg-less.

So, how do you even eat this stuff?

Working it into recipes is super simple. First, just drain chickpea liquid into a bowl.

Then whip it up!

It will eventually become light and fluffy, like this:

So now that you know how easy it is to make, let's dive in to some recipes!

1. Chocolate Mousse

2. Butter

3. Mayonnaise

4. Pizza Crust

5. Pierogis

6. Whole Wheat Bread

7. Tempura Vegetables

8. Peanut Butter Brownies

9. Cauliflower "Bread" Buns

10. S'mores Parfait

The perfect vegan dessert if you love chocolate + marshmallows. Get the recipe from Mindful Avocado.

11. Pesto

12. Lemon Meringue Pie

13. Fluffy Chickpea Pancakes

14. Hummus

15. Hushpuppies Muffins

16. Mozzarella Cheese

17. French Toast

18. Crepes

19. Potato Dumplings

20. Chocolate Cake

21. Gluten-Free Bread

22. Veggie Fried Rice

23. Rainbow meringues

What's your favorite way to use aquafaba? Let us know in the comments!