An easy vegan chop suey recipe that can easily be made into vegetable Chow Mein or lo Mein as well.
Wash and chop 1 onion, 2 carrots, 1 cup celery, 1 cup bean sprouts, 1 cup water chestnuts, and/or any other vegetables of choice.
Add 3 tbsp vegan butter or oil to a large skillet, put in diced onions, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and cook over low heat for about 5 minutes until the onions become translucent.
Toss in the celery, carrots, bean sprouts, water chestnuts, or any other vegetable that you wish, add 1 cup of water or vegetable broth and turn up the heat to medium and cover. Stir occasionally for about 5 minutes until the veggies become just barely tender.
Put 1/2 cup cold water 1 1/2 tbsp corn starch, 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp of sugar, and 1/2 tsp salt in a small bowl and stir well.
Variations of vegan chop suey
How to make vegetable chow mein
To turn this dish into a vegan chow mein, simply leave out the starch or reduce the starch to only 1 tsp to make a thinner sauce.