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Banana Blossom Stir Fry

(Vegan and G/F)
Serves 4
Give banana blossom a try – it’s a great ingredient to add to a vegetarian meal and adds a little protein to balance the dish.

Category: Main Meals & Salads
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Ingredients

Banana Blossom

1 tin of banana blossom in brine, drained
1 tbsp olive oil
1 red onion; halved and sliced
1 clove garlic; crushed
1 thumb size piece of fresh root ginger; grated
1/2 - 1 green or red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
2 tbsp cashew nuts or sesame seeds
1 large courgette, sliced thinly lengthways to create ribbons
2 carrots, peeled and sliced thinly length ways to create ribbons
2 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp maple syrup
1 lime, juice and zest

Dressing/sauce

Directions

Take the pieces of banana blossom and cut them in to thin strips lengthways and leave to one side.

Heat the oil in a frying pan or saucepan and add the onion, garlic, ginger and chilli. Stir over a medium heat for 4-5 minutes to soften, adding a splash of water if it becomes a little dry.

Add the nuts/seeds, courgette and carrots to the pan and stir for a few more minutes to soften.

Add the banana blossom and all of the dressing/sauce ingredients to the pan and stir over a high heat to bubble and heat the banana blossom through.

Serve immediately. You could add rice, quinoa, noodles, etc., to this dish to make it more filling.

Nutrition facts

vegetarian Vegan

Per Serving

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