The best part of the Asian kitchen is that it’s vegetarian-friendly. Actually, some of the best Asian recipes are the best vegan Asian recipes. The second best part is that the delicious dishes are seemingly endless. Here are 10 of the best vegetarian Asian recipes online that you may make right just in your home.
1. One-Pot Curry Noodles:
Probably one of the best Asian plates of all is red curry. This recipe hits on all the traditional flavors of curry and makes it super simple to clean up because it uses only one pot for the whole process. The recipe calls for tofu, but you could easily make a swap for meatier veggies instead.
2. Spicy Orange Tofu and Peppers:
In fact, the key to this recipe is just the spicy orange sauce. Everything else is really up to you. Vegan Richa does a great job of breaking down the sauce into a completely manageable recipe. Cook with vegetables, combine with rice or drink it by the cup full. The possibilities are really endless.
3. Tofu Larb Lettuce Wraps:
No Asian recipe list would be complete without a lettuce wrap, and admit that this is a delicious one. The tofu in this recipe is creatively used to give a unique texture to the filling so that you hardly notice that you’re eating it at all. The killer flavor comes from all of the fresh herbs that are absolutely added through the process.
4. Vegan Fried Rice:
You cannot forget about the fried rice. This classic plate is a satisfying recipe that is quick, simple, and pleasing to everyone. It works well as a side to any of the other recipes on this list or as a dish on its own, piled high and veggie-filled.
5. Gingered Brussels Sprout and Shiitake Pot Stickers:
For the especially ambitious, here is an excellent recipe for veggie potstickers. The ingredients are easy to find and the steps are surprisingly simple. Everyone loves potstickers and so this recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
6. Thai Tofu and Noodle Salad:
The special key to this plate is the dressing, which is a delicious blend of garlic, green onions, soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, lime juice, and red pepper flakes. This gets mixed with tofu cubes, vermicelli rice noodles, sesame oil, carrots and a few other ingredients for a delicious dish. The great part is that it is easy and takes hardly any time to prepare.
7. Kung Pao Lentils:
Lentils are a totally adaptable ingredient that works well with virtually any recipe. They are also loaded with protein and fiber, making them a super healthy choice. The sauce is easy to prepare and the possibilities for the veggies are endless. This serves as another great dish to have on hand for busy nights.
8. Peanut Udon Noodles with Snow Peas:
Another fun, simple recipe for the books is found here with this peanut udon noodle plate. It is approachable in technique and full of easy-to-find ingredients. Besides, the peanut and soy combination is absolutely delicious.
9. Pineapple and Cashew Stir Fry:
A tropical spin on a classic stir fry plate makes this recipe a fun one to shuffle. Pineapple juice is used to make the sauce, which gives it a cool depth of flavor. Give it a try the next time you make stir fry!
10. Mee Goreng with Tofu and Bok Choy:
This totally sophisticated dish is actually one that even an amateur can make in a snap! Surprise your loved ones, or even yourself, by whipping up this mee goreng with veggies.
There are so many choices when it comes to vegetarian Asian plates but this round-up brings some of the best together. Give a few of these a try in the coming weeks and let us know which are your favorites.