Broccoli Walnut Stir Fry
2 onions, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
2 tablespoons oil
1 cup mushroom, such as fresh shittake, sliced
1⁄2 cup walnuts
1 cup water
1 head broccoli, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved in
2 tablespoons cold water
3 tablespoons soy sauce
salt and pepper
Sauté onions and carrots with oil in a wok or large pot until onion is tender.
Add mushrooms, broccoli and nuts and stir for one or two minutes.
Add the water, cover with a lid, and simmer for a few minutes until broccoli is bright green. Don’t overcook.
Add soy sauce, salt and pepper, and cornstarch dissolved in cold water (to thicken the sauce).
Serve with brown rice or whole-grain noodles.
***Variations: Be creative! Experiment with different combinations of fresh veggies, tofu, seeds or nuts. For more flavour, try adding ginger, garlic, or miso.