Bok choy, also known as Chinese cabbage is an earthy, peppery green usually used in stir fry and soup. I decided to saute our’s and it was a winner! After washing the leaves, the kids and I gave it a try… raw bok choy is much more powerful than the subtle sweet flavors that develop from a quick saute. The kids took a few bites of the raw bok choy, but were much more excited to eat sauteed bok choy. Raw bok choy can be chopped for a crunchy bite in salads or coleslaw, very similar to cabbage in a salad or slaw.
Cooked bok choy can be a great veggie side dish to add variety to your weekly meals. I find myself always picking up the same veggies and am usually a bit intimidated to pick up anything new- however, bok choy is simple, easy and delicious! The simplest way to cook bok choy is to chop and saute it in a pan with olive oil and salt. That’s it! We had a side of the sauteed bok choy with a quinoa salad and curried chickpeas and it was a great simple veggie addition. Welcome to our lives bok choy. You are most welcome.