Vegetarian Chop Suey


Pinoys love chop suey because of it’s sea food and meat but this is a meatless chop suey recipe for vegetarians or those who want to try a meatless chop suey. Instead of using meat, this recipe substitutes it with vegemeat or gluten.

 

How to Cook Vegetarian Chop Suey
 
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Recipe type: Vegetables Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • ½ cup carrots, sliced thinly
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped onion
  • ½ cup bamboo shoots
  • 1½ cups coarsely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup gluten or vegemeat, cut in pieces
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ cup toasted cashew or peanuts
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 6 cups Chinese fried noodles
  • 2 cups bean sprouts
  • Soy sauce to taste
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
How to cook vegetarian Chop Suey:
  1. Saute onion, celery. mushrooms and gluten in oil.
  2. Add next 6 ingredients and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  3. Mix cornstarch with ½ cup water; add soy sauce and stir into hot mixture to thicken; simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve over Chinese fried noodles. Garnish with cashew and parsley.
  5. Variation: You may substitute ½ cup carrots or ½ cup cauliflower for other vegetables.
  6. Yield: 6 servings.

 

Vegetarian Chop Suey