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Sesame Bok Choy vegetarian recipe

Posted May 17 2010 9:00am


Chinese food often gets a bad wrap because of the bad oils, MSG, high sodium and the fact that a lot of the favourite Chinese dishes are deep fried. If you really love Chinese food, there are a number of really easy recipes you can make at home and that really don’t take that much time.

I found this Sesame Bok Choy recipe to be another perfect recipe for a Meatless Mondays feature and since it’s so simple and easy to prepare there are no excuses when it comes to eating a healthier Chinese recipe!

This Sesame Bok Choy recipe comes from Phnewfula of Turtle Pie’s Drool Session .

You can serve this Sesame Bok Choy recipe with rice or noodles and if you want to go healthy, you can pair this off with brown rice!


A little vegetable oil or cooking spray, to coat the pan

Two heads bok choy, washed and cut into bite sized pieces

½ cup onion, chopped

1 teaspoon low sodium soy sauce

1 teaspoon garlic, minced

1 teaspoon sesame oil, for drizzling


Heat vegetable oil or cooking spray in a sauté pan over medium high heat. Add the bok choy and onion and sauté for 7 minutes, or until the bok choy leaves become tender.

Add the soy sauce and minced garlic to the pan. Sauté for 1-3 minutes, or until garlic becomes fragrant.

Remove from heat and drizzle with sesame oil before serving.


Sesame Bok Choy

Servings per Recipe: 3

Amount per Serving

Calories: 99

Calories from Fat: 23

Total Fat: 2.6g

Saturated Fat: .4g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 423mg

Potassium: 1456mg

Total Carbohydrates: 15.4g

Dietary Fiber: 6g

Protein: 8.8g

Sugars: 7.8g

*** This recipe is part of the Meatless Monday series. It’s easy to go meatless with a vegetarian pasta recipe!***

If this is the first time you are reading about our weekly Meatless Monday feature, you can find out the reason why we’re featuring these vegetarian recipes by visiting this link to read the full story: Why not go meatless on Mondays?

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