Asian Vegetarian Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.
The Menu
Sesame Tofu Stir-Fry

  • Sesame Tofu Stir-Fry (see recipe below)
  • Vegetable Dumplings
  • Teriyaki Soba Noodles
  • Edamame

Sesame Tofu Stir-Fry is a dinner you can have on the table in a flash. The stir-fry is really quick and the other dishes are also a snap. Skip the rice called for in the recipe and serve the stir-fry alongside Teriyaki Soba Noodles. Make a batch of Vegetable Dumplings and Edamame to have on the table while you wait for the main attraction. Dumplings, noodles, and edamame are all easy to keep on hand for when sudden inspiration for Asian food hits you.

Sesame Tofu Stir-Fry


Vegetable Dumplings

Prepare according to package directions. Make a dipping sauce with soy sauce, a few drops of Asian sesame oil, grated ginger, and green onion.

Teriyaki Soba Noodles

Cook Japanese soba noodles until just tender. Drain and drizzle with teriyaki sauce. Top with cilantro.


Cook edamame in boiling water with salt and sugar. Drain and sprinkle with coarse salt to serve.