ENDIVE AND TOMATO STIR FRY

The bitter essence of endive goes straight to the Heart. Try it sautéed with your favorite assortment of mushrooms, the cancer-preventing, weight-loss promoting wonder food of Asian medicine, and red plum tomatoes, which also nourish and strengthen Heart Qi.

The bitter essence of endive goes straight to the Heart. Try it sautéed with your favorite assortment of mushrooms, the cancer-preventing, weight-loss promoting wonder food of Asian medicine, and red plum tomatoes, which also nourish and strengthen Heart Qi.

Yields1 Serving
 2 teaspoons oil (walnut, grapeseed, etc)
 2 heads endive, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced crosswise
 1 plum tomato, chopped
 1 ½ teaspoons minced fresh ginger
 1 clove garlic, minced
 8 ounces mixed mushrooms, sliced (white, baby bella, shiitake, oyster, etc.)
 3/4 teaspoon mushroom seasoning
 salt, to taste
 1/4 teaspoon chili garlic sauce (optional)
1

Heat oil in skillet or wok over medium-high heat until hot.

2

Add minced ginger, garlic, and a dash of salt and stir until fragrant (about 30 seconds).

3

Add mushrooms. Cook until almost soft, for about 2-3 minutes.

4

Add mushroom seasoning and endive and cook until tender-crisp, 1-2 minutes.

5

Then add plum tomatoes and stir for another minute.

6

Add salt to taste and chili garlic sauce, if desired.

7

Sprinkle with chopped scallions or cilantro, if desired, to garnish!

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Ingredients

 2 teaspoons oil (walnut, grapeseed, etc)
 2 heads endive, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced crosswise
 1 plum tomato, chopped
 1 ½ teaspoons minced fresh ginger
 1 clove garlic, minced
 8 ounces mixed mushrooms, sliced (white, baby bella, shiitake, oyster, etc.)
 3/4 teaspoon mushroom seasoning
 salt, to taste
 1/4 teaspoon chili garlic sauce (optional)

Directions

1

Heat oil in skillet or wok over medium-high heat until hot.

2

Add minced ginger, garlic, and a dash of salt and stir until fragrant (about 30 seconds).

3

Add mushrooms. Cook until almost soft, for about 2-3 minutes.

4

Add mushroom seasoning and endive and cook until tender-crisp, 1-2 minutes.

5

Then add plum tomatoes and stir for another minute.

6

Add salt to taste and chili garlic sauce, if desired.

7

Sprinkle with chopped scallions or cilantro, if desired, to garnish!

ENDIVE AND TOMATO STIR FRY