Broccoli Tofu over Rice

by: The Dao Family We enjoy takeout Chinese food and this recipe has become a tasty family favorite that we can make at home. The original recipe calls for beef, but we’ve substituted with tofu for a vegetarian version. Source: What’s Gaby Cooking: Eat What You Want Cookbook, 2020 Ingredients 1 block of tofu (firm or extra firm), cubed1/2 cup soy sauce3 T brown sugar5 cloves garlic, minced1 (1-inch) piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated1 T cornstarch1 T sesame oil1/2 yellow onion, sliced1 large head of broccoli, cut into florets and blanchedCooked rice1 T toasted sesame seeds (optional)3 scallions, sliced on the bias (optional) Recipe Steps Whisk together soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and cornstarch. Set aside. Heat sesame oil over medium-high in a large skillet. Add onions.  Saute for 8 mins.  Add the blanched and drained broccoli. READ MORE

Shrimp Meatballs and Vegetable Noodles

by: Haoxuan Hu (kindergarten), Ms. Phillips (ELL teacher) This bowl of noodle ingredients is simple and easy to cook. There are beef, shrimp, vegetables. It is nutritious and suitable for family eating. Source: great-grandmother Ingredients ShrimpBeef BallChinese CabbageNoodles Recipe Steps Cut shrimp, beef balls and vegetables. Boiling water to cook noodles. Cook the noodles and put them in a bowl. Freshly boil a pot of hot water, then put beef ball, shrimp, Chinese cabbage. Add salt, pepper, soy sauce to make the soup fit your taste. Finally, pour the cooked soup on the noodles.