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 Ingredients1 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. Cook for 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-grandmotherIngredientsShrimpBeef BallChinese CabbageNoodlesRecipe StepsCut 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.