Vegetarian Chop Suey

Instead of adding the cashews in the final stages of cooking, you can stir-fry them separately. Stir-fry 1 minute, taking care not to burn the cashews, and then remove from the pan. Add the cashews to the chop suey just before serving.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable or peanut oil
  • 4 thin slices ginger, minced
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 package (14 oz.) frozen stir-fry vegetable mix
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup cashews
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine vegetable broth and soy sauce. Whisk in cornstarch.
  • Heat a wok or medium skillet over medium-high heat until it is nearly smoking. Add oil. When oil is hot, add sliced ginger and stir-fry for about 10 seconds.
  • Add onion. Stir-fry onion until it begins to soften (about 2 minutes). Add stir-fry vegetable mix. Stir-fry according to package directions or until vegetables are tender but still crisp.
  • Add mung bean sprouts and salt. Stir-fry for about 30 seconds. Add vegetable broth mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring continually. Stir in cashews and sugar. Add black pepper. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable or peanut oil
  • 4 thin slices ginger, minced
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 package (14 oz.) frozen stir-fry vegetable mix
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup cashews
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine vegetable broth and soy sauce. Whisk in cornstarch.
  • Heat a wok or medium skillet over medium-high heat until it is nearly smoking. Add oil. When oil is hot, add sliced ginger and stir-fry for about 10 seconds.
  • Add onion. Stir-fry onion until it begins to soften (about 2 minutes). Add stir-fry vegetable mix. Stir-fry according to package directions or until vegetables are tender but still crisp.
  • Add mung bean sprouts and salt. Stir-fry for about 30 seconds. Add vegetable broth mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring continually. Stir in cashews and sugar. Add black pepper. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat15g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium780mg
Total Carbohydrate19g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars8g
Protein6g