3 Tasty Bok Choy Recipes for Vegetable Gardeners

As a Gardener, growing, caring, and harvesting bok choy can be so much fun.

But the best part of growing Bok Choy is eating it!

Below are 3 TASTY Bok Choy Recipes that ALL Gardeners can make, no matter your skill level.


Recipe #1: Wonton Soup w/ Bok Choy

Bok Choy Soup

Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup julienne cut carrots
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger, grated 
  • 2 cloves minced garlic 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 10 frozen wontons (pre-made chicken, shrimp or vegetarian) 
  • 4 heads bok choy, washed and kept whole

garnishes: cilantro, green onions, sesame seeds, chili flakes, lime

Directions

  • Step 1: Heat olive oil in a large pot. Saute onion, green onion, carrots, ginger, and garlic for five minutes.
  • Step 2: Add chicken broth and bring to boil.
  • Step 3: Add frozen wontons and simmer for five minutes. Add bok choy. Continue to simmer for another five minutes.
  • Step 4: Remove from heat.
  • Step 5: Place soup in serving bowls, garnish, and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • 664 calories
  • 27.1g fat
    • 5.9g saturated fat
  • 38mg cholesterol
  • 2463g sodium
  • 2426mg potassium
  • 80.9g of carbohydrates
    • 11g sugar
    • 11.5g fiber
  • 35g protein


Recipe #2: Italian Wedding Soup

Bok Choy Soup

Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 cup zucchini, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups pre-made meatballs (can be frozen)
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • ¾ cup Pastina, Orzo or any other small pasta of choice (uncooked)
  • 1 handful fresh Spinach

Directions

  • Step 1: Heat olive oil in a large soup pot or dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Step 2: Add the garlic and saute 1 minute.
  • Step 3: Add the onions, carrots, and celery and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Step 4: Add the chicken broth and pre-made mini meatballs.
  • Step 5: Bring to a boil. 
  • Step 6: Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Step 7: Add pasta or any pasta of choice, zucchini, and fresh spinach.
  • Step 8: Continue to simmer for another 15 minutes or until noodles are fully cooked.
  • Step 9: Remove from heat. Garnish with Parmesan cheese and serve with crusty bread!

Nutrition

  • 132 calories
  • 4.5g fat
    • 0.9g saturated fat
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 1052g sodium
  • 491mg potassium
  • 14g of carbohydrates
    • 3.7g sugar
    • 1.8g fiber
  • 35g protein


Recipe #3: Swiss Chard and Sausage Soup

Bok Choy Soup

Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches of Swiss Chard, chopped
  • 1/2 lb bulk mild Italian Sausage 
  • 1/2 cup carrots, sliced 
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, mined
  • 2 cans (15-ounce) great northern beans – rinsed, drained
  • 1 tbsp. Italian Seasoning 
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes, diced
  • Parmesan cheese – garnish 

Directions

  • Step 1: Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.  Add onions and garlic and sauce for 5 minutes.
  • Step 2: Add sausage and cook until brown.
  • Step 3: Add carrots, beans, broth, tomatoes, and Italian Seasoning.
  • Step 4: Continue to simmer for 25 minutes. 
  • Step 5: Add Swiss chard and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Step 6: Remove from heat, serve, and garnish with grated parmesan cheese.

Nutrition

  • 489 calories
  • 25.6g fat
    • 5.4g saturated fat
  • 26mg cholesterol
  • 1558g sodium
  • 1006mg potassium
  • 36.3g of carbohydrates
    • 4g sugar
    • 8.1g fiber
  • 30.6g protein
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