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Stir-Fried Vegetables with Thai Basil

Ingredients:
  • 4 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 Tbl. vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbl. soy sauce
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 package HerbCo fresh Thai basil, destemmed
  • 1 cup fresh asparagus, chopped
  • 1 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 cup red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup carrot, julienned
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 cup broccoli florets

Directions:

1. Heat oil in wok or large skillet at high temperature. Add garlic and cook until tender, about 1 minute.

2. Add rest of vegetables except for Thai basil. Cook for 10-12 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent burning.

3. At the last two minutes, tear Thai basil leaves into mixture. Add soy sauce and cook for one minute. Serve on steamed rice

Makes approx. 5 servings