Some of my favorite recipe creations happen purely on a whim. That’s how this dish was born. Creating a dish where all the flavors and textures work in harmony takes imagination to pull together. But when it works, it really works.
I try to incorporate global flavors into most of my dishes to experience food from a different perspective. However, sometimes it’s really best to keep it simple. Here, the combination of fresh organic vegetables paired with garlic and shallots has enough of their own distinct flavor that enhancing rather than changing the flavor makes it work.
I make this beautiful Garlic Sesame Vegetable Trio with Enoki Mushrooms often used in Chinese cuisine for soups and stews. What I like most about this mushroom is the subtle flavor and tender texture that lends to the dish itself. Combined with lightly crunchy green beans and sweet peppers, it makes the perfect side dish for fish, beef, and poultry, or serve it with a bed of quinoa or rice for a simple, yet flavorful vegetarian meal.
I especially love that this dish is gluten-free and dairy-free for those who have these food limitations. Make this dish as a side for my Chinese Spicy Shaved