use th.While carnivores chomp on slaughtered animals at a Korean BBQ bash, the vegans do need something to eat besides bean sprouts. These mushrooms mimic the same flavors and cook in just about 15 minutes.
Asian Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes
Asian food seems to have so much meat sprinkled through everything, but it doesn't have to be that way. Make vegetarian and vegan versions of all your favorite Asian dishes with these easy recipes.
No meat? No problem! These 7 Korean recipes have enough flavor on their own without all the animal protein. Check out how vegan friendly Korean cuisine can be with these easy, beginner recipes.
Instead of almond extract, these Chinese almond cookies use actual almond flour for a chewy version of these favorite cookies that are gluten and dairy free too.
These Fairy Tale eggplants are like little purple Tinkerbells that flew in just to enchant your weeknight dinner. Stir-fried here in a “fish fragrant” sauce that is all vegan and anything but fishy.
Get your daily Popeye spinach allowance with the easiest recipe ever for this Korean sesame spinach side dish.
You can buy cold brew coffee at so many coffee shops now. Though you’re probably better off making it at home with this one extra step.
Oh this must be the quintessential homestyle Chinese dish. This egg and tomato stir-fry becomes soupy when the juices are gently coaxed out of fresh tomatoes.
The easiest pumpkin to cut is appropriately named Delicata Squash, as if it is delicate. Try roasting this one pumpkin wonder to get that warm, cozy winter feeling in your home.
Taste autumn with this healthy ambrosia salad that doesn’t have any heavy cream or cool whip. You can also chop the apples ahead of time without turning brown making it potluck friendly.
To be honest, this dish might seem kind of plain Jane boring, but I really love it. It’s made entirely in the rice cooker, so you can set it and forget it.
Just 3 ingredients and fresh corn flavor. You won’t miss the flour or cream in this classic Japanese soup.
For the sake of your own sanity, please make japchae vegan. No need to cook and slice meat and egg in this recipe, since you have enough things to do in your life already. You are enough, and the veggies are enough.
There are some vegetarian noodle dishes where you might “miss” the meat and compensate with cheese. These vegan Korean black bean noodles, however, are so full flavored and complete just on their own.
Blistered and blackened, these green beans seem like they are abused. Instead, they are stir-fried with a simple yet potent combination of Chinese fermented black beans and fresh ginger.
These coconut date balls are the healthiest chocolate truffle alternative to end a sweet date night. They are also based on a traditional Indian sweet.
If you’re wondering what to do with extra bell peppers, let them starring role in this succulent side dish. Tossed in a vegan black bean sauce, this has enough umami to melt in your mouth.
This cool Korean seaweed salad is uber healthy, quick to make, and HIGHLY ADDICTIVE. Make this all-time favorite, classic side dish quickly and easily from your pantry.
Everyone loves hot Korean Soft Tofu Soup, aka Soondubu Jigae, but do you love making it at home? What exactly is in that bubbling black cauldron it’s served in at restaurants?
It may look like hot, earthy lava swirling in a pan, but it sure is tasty. Spiked with some heat and classic Sichuan flavors, this one pot Vegan Mapo Tofu is erupting with serious flavor.
If yoThe new rice pudding is black, vegan, and a whole lot healthier for you. This recipe is only slightly sweet and uses black rice, which has been touted as a superfood.