31 Dec Moo Shu Vegetables

 

Try this healthy take on a Chinese Classic.

Makes: 4 servings, about 1 1/4 cups each
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

• 3 teaspoons toasted sesame oil, divided
• 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
• 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 1 12-ounce bag shredded mixed vegetables, such as “rainbow salad” or “broccoli slaw”
• 2 cups mung bean sprouts
• 1 bunch scallions, sliced, divided
• 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
• 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
• 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce

Preparation: 

1.Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add eggs; cook, stirring gently, until set, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove to a plate.

2.Wipe out the pan and heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil over  medium heat. Add ginger and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened and fragrant, 1 minute. Add shredded vegetables, bean sprouts, half the sliced scallions, soy sauce and vinegar. Stir to combine. Cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until the vegetables are just tender, about 3 minutes. Add the reserved eggs and hoisin; cook,  uncovered, stirring and breaking up the scrambled eggs, until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the remaining scallions and remove from the heat.

Need an extra protein boost ? Toss in some free-range antibiotic hormone free chicken breast, tofu or tempeh!

Nutrition: 

Per serving: 171 calories; 9 g fat (2 g sat, 4 g mono); 212 mg cholesterol; 14 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 11 g protein; 4 g fiber; 328 mg sodium; 226 mg potassium. Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (20% daily value), Folate (17% dv).