Easy Vegetable Stir Fries

Stir-Fried Vegetables with Kidney Beans

Kidney Beans

Quick and easy to make, this Thai recipe will fill you up and taste great. It’s an offbeat combination of stir-fried vegetables with kidney beans. more→


Veggie Bhaji

Celebrate Diwali with this vegetable bhaji  — it’s fireworks-bright, with just a bit of chili providing a small, pleasant explosion in the mouth. With a food processor, it’s a breeze to make. Purple cabbage adds big eye appeal, fancier cabbage like Napa or Savoy are tenderer and cook quicker — your call. Serve with brown basmati rice, or scoop up with naan, roti or other Indian flatbread.


Sweet-and-Sour Seitan and Vegetables

This easy seitan stir-fry makes a delicious and nourishing one-dish meal. To vary it, you can substitute tofu for the seitan. Adapted from The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. more→


Chinese-Style Stir-Fried Lettuce

Romaine lettuce 2

Have you ever made the mistake of buying a big head of lettuce when you already had another whole head in the fridge? This makes an easy and unusual way to use up lettuce, whether it’s excess or not. It’s best to use crisp lettuce like romaine for this. The leaves become slightly tender and the midribs stay nice and crisp when prepared this way. more→


Stir-Fried Bok Choy with Shiitake Mushrooms

Here’s a quick stir-fry using nutritious, crunchy bok choy. Shiitake mushrooms make a perfect partner for it. Use the large white bok choy for this rather than baby bok choy. more→


Sweet-and-Sour Stir-Fried Vegetables

This easy vegetable stir-fry  is enlivened by pineapple and a tangy sauce. Bolstered with baked tofu and served over hot grains or noodles, all you need is a simple salad or a platter of raw veggies to complete the meal. more→


Seitan and Broccoli Stir-Fry

This easy vegetable stir-fry showcases seitan’s unique flavor and texture. Serve with rice or noodles, and one of the many tasty salads featured in the category A Slew of Slaws. more→


Broccoli and Baby Corn Stir-Fry

Here’s an easy and colorful side dish to accompany Asian noodle main dishes. It’s especially good with just-picked broccoli from the garden or farm stand. more→