Buddha's Delight

Author:Inspired by Vegetarian Times, 2000.02
Yield:6 small servings
Category:Main Courses


2 tsp. sesame oil
1 1/2 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground white pepper
2 tbsp. soy sauce
2/3 cups vegetable broth
Chinese dried mushrooms
2 oz. bean thread noodles, broken into 4" pieces
1 1/2 tbsp. vegetable oil
green onions, cut into 1" pieces
1 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. fresh ginger, grated
1 medium carrot, thinly sliced on diagonal
1/2 cups water chestnuts, sliced
1/2 cups bamboo shoots, julienned
14 1/2 oz. baby corn, drained
8 oz. snow peas, strings removed
8 oz. baby bok choy, cut into 2x1" pieces (Napa Cabage)
8 oz. firm tofu, drained & cut into 1" cubes


  1. Fry tofu in oil to brown. Prepare rice to serve with it.
  2. In medium bowl, soak mushrooms in 3/4 cup cold water until softened, about 30 minutes.
  3. In another bowl, soak noodles in hot (not boiling) water to cover 5 minutes.
  4. Drain mushrooms and squeeze dry (reserve soaking water). Cut off and discard stems; thinly slice caps and set aside. Drain noodles and set aside.
  5. In wok or large deep skillet, heat vegetable oil over high heat. Add mushrooms, scallions, garlic and ginger and stir-fry 3 minutes. Add carrot, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, baby corn, snow peas and cabbage and stir-fry 5 minutes.
  6. Add sauce, cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes. Gently stir in noodles and tofu until well coated. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until heated through, about 15 minutes. Serve at once.


Nutrition Facts

6 small servings per recipe

Serving size 1 serving

Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 907mg38%
Total Carbohydrate 28g9%
Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Total Sugars
Includes Added Sugars
Protein 7g

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrition in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.