Meat Free Monday: Chopsuey (Mixed Vegetables)

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Chopsuey is simply a mixed vegetable dish and one of the easiest dish to make when you are in a hurry. This is one of those dinner/lunch recipe that you can serve in 15 minutes (or less).


Chopsuey is a mixed vegetable dish, nothing fancy, it’s simple and budget friendly not to mention a very easy dish to make. But surprisingly, however simple and easy it is, I cannot seems to get the way that my mom make this. She makes it super tasty and delicious even without adding any meat in it. I’ve watched here couple of times and did the same thing as she did, and yet it’s never the same. I gave up and acceptable that I’ll never get close to my mom’s cooking. She’s truly an amazing cook, there’s nothing that she makes that do not taste delicious. This dish among the others always reminds me of my mom.

All vegetable Chopsuey

I’ve used whatever vegetables I have in my fridge, which came out to be assortment of bell peppers (Orange, red and green), cabbage and carrots. Other vegetables that works great are cauliflower, snap peas, Mushroom, beans or young corn. An addition of hard-boiled quail eggs are fantastic too, I’ll definitely do that next time. This is a very simple and customizable vegetable dish, budget friendly, easy to prepare, healthy dish which makes it a bonus point.

Chop Suey By SweetNSpicyLiving

This can be served over steamed or Asian noodles, and often times j just eat it on its own. Super easy, let’s get started!


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small yellow/white Onion – sliced
  • small Carrots – cut into rounds (about 1/4-inch thick)
  • 250g Cabbage – cut into small pieces
  • Bell Peppers (Mix of orange, red and green)
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth

Other Vegetable Option: 

Cauliflower, broccolli, Snap peas, Mushroom, Green Beans, Young Corn and  Brussels Sprouts


Add oil into a heated pan, followed by onion and garlic. Saute until onion is no longer translucent. Add carrots (and any other hard vegetable you are using) and cook for 2 minutes. Add cabbage, bell peppers, salt, pepper, sugar and vegetable broth. Cover and simmer in medium heat, between 3-6 minutes depending on how you like your vegetable cook.

Serves 3

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