The Healthy Cook’s Sesame Miso Bok Choy

The recipe in this post was developed by Kate Sherwood, The Healthy Cook, and taste-tested in the Nutrition Action Test Kitchen. Have a comment, question, or idea? Email Kate at healthycook@cspinet.org.

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Tender, mild baby bok choy is delicious when quickly stir-fried or steamed. Drizzle this flavor-packed dressing over halved, steamed heads of baby bok choy.

Sesame Miso Bok Choy

Time: 5 minutes
Serves 4.

1 lb. baby bok choy, halved
1 Tbs. miso paste
1 Tbs. water
1 tsp. rice vinegar
½ tsp. toasted sesame oil
½ tsp. honey
1 Tbs. sesame seeds

  1. Steam bok choy, 1-2 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the miso, water, vinegar, oil, and honey. Spoon over the bok choy.
  3. Top with the sesame seeds.

Per serving (¾ cup):

  • Calories: 45
  • Total fat: 2 g
  • Sat fat: 0 g
  • Carbs: 5 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Total sugar: 3 g
  • Added sugar: 1 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Sodium: 200 mg
Photo: Kate Sherwood/CSPI.

This recipe first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of Nutrition Action Healthletter.


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