I’ve been looking around me recently for ideas so as to help my vegan and vegetarian friends with new ideas. Here is a simple one I just found for a healthy and tasty salad:
Japanese Vegan Udon, Shiitake and Umeboshi Salad!
INGREDIENTS: For one dish
-Udon: 1 pack of boiled udon ready for use
-Dried Shiitake Mushrooms: 4
-Salad Oil: 3 large tablespoons
-Soy sauce: 50 ml
-Mirin/sweet sake: 50 ml
-Real mineral water: 100 ml
-Cucumber, lettuce, mini tomatoes: as per taste
-In a pan, drop cut dried shiitake, cho@@ed konbu/seaeed and oil. Fry gently.
-On a low fire add soy sauce and mirin.
-When you are satisfied that the shiitake are soft enough, drop the whole into mixer,nlender. Add water and process unti you obatin a sauce like in the picture.
-Boil udon quickly. Cool them under running clear water. Drain throuroughly and place on a dish.
-Arrange lettuce, cucumber on top of udon as on the picture, showing up enough of the udon.
-pour the sauce on top and decorate with mini tomatoes.