Meatless Mondays: Korean-inspired Macrobiotic Bowl

This is a healthy and filling dish that’s easy in concept, and you can use different kinds of seasonable vegetables as substitute. Try it at home!


Ingredients

2 cup cooked grain like brown rice or quinoa

1 large handful snow peas

1 crown broccoli or large crown bok choy

1/2 small butternut squash or kabocha pumpkin

Korean kimichi, store-bought mild or spicy

Sesame seed or hemp seed

 

Instruction

Cook rice or quinoa. Leave in pot with lid covered.

Wash snow peas and remove edges.

Wash broccoli crown and cut into individual florets; or wash bok choy and break into individual leaves

Remove butternut squash or kabocha pumpkin skin, and cut into blocks.

Place squash or pumpkin in a steamer and cook until nearly tender.

Add in the broccoli florets or bok choy, and steam for 5 minutes.

Add in snow peas. Cover, and after 1 minute shut off heat. Leave cover on pot, and let sit.

In a large individual serving bowl, scoop in 1 cup of rice.

Then arrange the steamed veggies on top of rice.

Generously sprinkle sesame seeds or hemp seeds over everything.

Top with kimchi. Repeat with second bowl.

Makes 2 hearty bowls, for 2 people.

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