I’m always looking for new vegetables, because frankly, there’s only so many nights a week I can eat broccoli or green beans. Add to that, the fact that I have a 3 year old and a husband with a similar palette means I have to get creative with any food that’s green. Last year I got a bunch of bok choy in a farm box, and stared in wonder. What was I going to do with BOK CHOY? And furthermore, what exactly IS bok choy? Well mamas, it’s a type of cabbage and it’s pretty darn delicious! Don’t believe me? Keep reading to get some awesome recipes.

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1. Roasted Bok Choy

With only 10 minutes to bake, this roasted bok choy is the perfect way to introduce this little cabbage to the fam. While the bok choy is roasting, whip up a homemade sesame dressing and then drizzle atop when removed from the oven.

If you think this recipe is amazing, you’ll love everything over at RasaMalaysia.com.

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2. Garlic And Ginger Bok Choy

Stir fried in garlic and ginger, and then coated in a savory soy sauce slurry, this crispy bok choy is a great side dish for an Asian-themed dinner. Top with sesame seeds for extra crunch and everyone will be asking for seconds.

You can find this recipe over at LydiasFlexitarianKitchen.com, an amazing site if you’re looking to cut back on eating meat, but not give it up entirely.

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3. Baby Bok Choy With Cashews

Toasted cashews, with sautéed onions and garlic are the perfect addition to this bok choy dish. In just 15 minutes you have the perfect side dish for a BBQ’d dish or even something lighter like fish.

GimmeSomeOven.com is one of our favorite foodie sites. We think you’ll love their recipes, just like this one!

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4. Sauteed Bok Choy With Lemon And Capers

Lemon and capers are not the usual pair for bok choy, but this refreshing dish will convince you otherwise. Even better, this meal is cooked in one pan making for super easy cleanup.

Head over to Builicious.com for more Asian infusion dishes.

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5. Spicy Roasted Bok Choy

Red pepper flakes and garlic kick this mild tasting cabbage up a notch. In just 6-7 minutes you’ll have a spicy side dish that will make you all warm and toasty!

Grab the entire recipe at TheWheatlessKitchen.com, along with other wheat and gluten free recipes.

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6. Baby Bok Choy Salad With Sesame Dressing

Crispy bok choy is topped with toasted almonds and ramen noodles in this bok choy salad. Drizzled with homemade sesame dressing and this fresh take on the otherwise boring salad is one to put in your permanent recipe rotation.

You can find this recipe, including the homemade sesame dressing CulinaryHill.com.


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Karly Wood

Karly Wood

Editor at HomeLife Media
I'm a born and bred Southern California native and currently the editor of both LifeAsMama.com and TheDailyPositive.com. I get to share my life with my husband of 12 years and our beautiful, 4-year old daughter. In my free time you'll catch me cheering for the Dodgers, cooking, baking, reading, crafting and probably watching a little HGTV!