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Special Mixed Vegetables Recipe

Special Mixed Vegetables Recipe

This dish illustrates the basic stir-frying technique for vegetables.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Asian, China
Servings 4


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, sliced
  • 4 Chinese cabbage leaves, shredded
  • 2 oz flat mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2 oz bamboo shoots, sliced
  • 3 sticks celery, diagonally sliced
  • 2 oz baby com, cut in half if large
  • 1 small red pepper, cored, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup bean sprouts Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsps light soy sauce
  • Dash sesame oil
  • 3 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and quartered


  • Heat the oil in a wok and add the ingredients in the order given, reserving the soy sauce, sesame oil and tomatoes.
  • To make it easier to peel the tomatoes, remove the stems and place in boiling water for 5 seconds.
  • Remove from the boiling water with a draining spoon and place in a bowl of cold water. This will make the peels easier to remove. Cut out the core end using a small sharp knife.
  • Cut the tomatoes in half and then in quarters. Use a teaspoon or a serrated edged knife to remove the seeds and the cores.
  • Cook the vegetables for about 2 minutes. Stir in the soy sauce and sesame oil and add the tomatoes. Heat through for 30 seconds and serve immediately. #TIME: Preparation takes about 25 minutes, cooking takes about 2-3 minutes.# #VARIATION: Other vegetables such as broccoli florets, cauliflower florets, snow peas, zucchini or French beans may be used.# #SERVING IDEA: Serve as a side dish or as a vegetarian main dish with plain or fried rice.#
Keyword Diet Recipes, Under 30 min, Vegetarian