Shiitake, Kale, Bean and Snow Peas – Meatless Monday

Which vegan food aids weight loss, supports cardiovascular health, fights cancer cells, improves energy levels and brain function, reduces inflammation, and supports the immune system?

SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS!

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Shiitake, Kale, Bean and Snow Peas

GF, DF, EF, Vegetarian, Vegan

Ingredients

    • 6 tablespoons olive or unroasted sesame oil
    • 225 gr. fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, caps thinly sliced
    • 2 shallots, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 250 gr. snow peas
    • ½ can white beans (drain liquid and save for soup )
    • 2 cups chopped kale or seasonal vegetable
    • 1/2 cup vegetable  stock
    • tamari to taste
    • pepper to taste
    • almonds to garnish

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Method

1. Heat skillet, add 2 tablespoons oil. Add shiitake mushrooms and sauté until tender, about 5-10 minutes. Transfer mushrooms to medium bowl.

2. Add another 2 tablespoons oil in same skillet. Add shallots and garlic and sauté until tender, about 2 minutes.

3. Add snow peas and toss to coat.  Pour broth over mixture. Cover and simmer until liquid evaporates and snow peas are crisp-tender, about 4- 5 minutes.

4. Add remaining 2 Tablespoons oil, and sauté the kale for a few minutes.

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5. Then combine with the snow peas and shiitake mushrooms

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6. Season to taste with tamari and pepper. Transfer to platter and serve warm.

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Photography ©Paula Kimberley

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