Quick and easy veggie stir-fry recipe

The ultimate speedy weeknight meal that is good every time.

veggie stir-fry recipe

by Ellen Kinsey |

You can't go wrong with a veggie stir fry. It is a delicious, nutritious and super quick meal to cook.

This recipe from Simple Vegan Blog is great for a fast weeknight dinner or lunch and is packed with lots of fresh veggies. Plus, it only takes 15 minutes.

This meal is vegan and can be paired with rice or noodles depending on your preference.

Ingredients

• 1–2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

• 2–4 garlic cloves, minced

• ½ -inch piece fresh ginger (1 cm), peeled and minced

• 1 carrot, peeled and julienned

• ½ red bell pepper, julienned

• ½ yellow bell pepper, julienned

• ½ broccoli, cut into florets

• ½ red onion, julienned

• 1 cup fresh asparagus (4.5 oz or 130 g), woody stems trimmed, sliced into 1-inch pieces

• 2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce

• 1 tbsp maple syrup

• ⅛ tsp cayenne powder or chilli flakes (optional)

• 1 tsp corn-flour + 2 tbsp water

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or pan and sautée the garlic a little bit. Stir continuously and add the remaining veggies (ginger, carrot, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, broccoli, onion and asparagus).
  1. Cook over high heat for 1-2 minutes, stirring continuously.
  1. Incorporate the tamari or soy sauce, maple syrup and cayenne and cook for 1-2 more minutes. Keep stirring.
  1. In a bowl, mix the cornstarch and water, add the mixture into the wok or pan and cook for 1-2 minutes or until the veggies are done to your liking.
  1. Serve immediately over rice, noodles or even with tofu or seitan to incorporate good quality protein into your meal. You can also add some sesame seeds on top.
  1. Keep the leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge for 3-4 days.
Simple Vegan Blog stir-fry
©Simple Vegan Blog

How long does a veggie stir fry last?

You can keep them in a sealed container in the fridge for 3-4 days. You can also prepare all the veggies in advance up to 24 hours before cooking. If you do, make sure to keep all the ingredients separately in the fridge.

M&S have a large variety of pre-made stir-fry noodles, veg and sauces if you are looking for pure convenience. You can also check out Tesco's stir fry meal deal for £2.50: Buy 1 stir fry vegetable, 1 noodle & 1 sauce. See some of the options below.

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