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Broccoli and black bean stir fry

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Vegetarian mains

Broccoli and black bean stir fry

Main Serves 4 25 min
Adapt this simple, healthy vegetarian stir-fry to your taste (or your veg box): add in asparagus, peppers, carrots, spring onions, minced ginger. If you're not vegetarian it's also good with shredded cooked pork.


  • egg noodles to serve
  • 2 tbsp oil for frying, e.g. vegetable or sunflower
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • large head of broccoli, cut into florets and stalks finely sliced
  • 100g mushrooms, quartered if large
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp black bean sauce
  • 50ml veg stock
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted


Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 10 min
  • Step 1

    Cook enough noodles for four people, according to the packet instructions.
  • Step 2

    Meanwhile in a wok or large frying pan, heat the oil. Add the garlic, and veg and stir fry for about 3-4 minutes. Add the soy sauce, black bean sauce and veg stock and cook for another minute or two.
  • Step 3

    Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with the cooked noodles.

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