As summer ends, we see a bounty of fresh vegetables available at grocery stores, Farmer’s Markets, and in our own backyard gardens. It can be difficult to use them all up without some inspiration. Stir frys are a great way to use up a lot of vegetables quickly in a healthy and tasty meal.
As fall draws near, green beans often become abundant. This beef stir fry with green beans is a delicious way to use up that produce. This stir fry only takes 15 minutes to cook, so it is also a great choice for a weeknight meal that your family will enjoy.
These vegetarian-friendly citrus tofu kebabs use bell peppers and onions. Peppers are another fresh end-of-summer vegetable, making this a good dish to use them up with. You can also swap in (or add) any other vegetables you might have on hand. The best part is that this recipe also goes on the grill which you may be trying to make the most of before grilling season ends.
Though you may not associate fajitas with a stir fry, technically the cooking method is similar. Fajitas are very versatile – you can add some tomatoes (another end-of-summer veg) or swap the protein for chicken or shrimp. The salty and slightly sweet Hoisin sauce provides a unique seasoning.
Okra Stir Fry with Chicken and Bell Peppers
We’ve already discussed how bell peppers are an end-of-summer vegetable, but okra is another that you may not be as familiar with using.
For this recipe, you’ll need:
How to make it: