Speedy Bok Choy & Asian Mushrooms - 2 Guiding Stars
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Cooking without oil is a great Asian technique for keeping the amount of fat in your diet on the low side. This simple side uses broth to keep the aromatics from sticking, creating a delicious sauce in the process. Serve with your favorite protein over whole grains.


  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 green onion, whites and greens sliced and separated
  • 1½ cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 5 button mushrooms, quartered
  • 5 shitake mushrooms, roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water
  • 4 cups chopped bok choy


  1. Sauté ginger, garlic, and green onion whites in broth until fragrant (2-3 minutes).
  2. Add mushrooms and cook until they’ve released their liquid (4-5 minutes).
  3. Whisk together cornstarch and water and whisk into broth to thicken.
  4. Add bok choy and stir, cooking until wilted (2-3 minutes). Serve garnish with remaining green onion greens.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 50; Total Fat 0.5g (0% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0g (0% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 105mg (5% DV); Total Carbohydrate 10g (4% DV); Dietary Fiber 1.5g (7% DV); Total Sugars 3g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 3g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 8% DV; Vitamin C 35% DV; Vitamin K 35% DV; Pantothenate 20% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/speedy-bok-choy-asian-mushrooms/
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