Korean Vegetarian Beef Recipe | Yummly

Korean Vegetarian Beef

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  • 1 package veggie ground round (Yves, textured vegetable protein)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (lightly packed)
  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 onion (large, thinly sliced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes (dried)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 4 cups basmati rice (cooked)
  • 1/4 cup green onions (thinly sliced)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium38% DV920mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein29% DV15g
    Carbs57% DV171g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories840Calories from Fat80
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat1g5%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat80
    Total Carbohydrate171g57%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Yummly User a month ago
    Tasted really good. Didn't put as much sugar - not much of a sweet tooth. My husband liked it too, and this was a great way to cook a meal quickly while also getting a break from our usual home food.
    Yummly User a month ago
    Pretty tasty. I’d just cut back on the sugar a bit- It was sweeter than I would have liked. Also maybe put a number (8 ounces or whatever) on the tvp ingredient . Saying ‘a package’ isn’t helpful even if your are dealing with something that most people would encounter (like ‘one package’ of instant yeast). Also don’t you need to reconstitute the tvp? Most people might not know that.
    Yummly User a month ago
    Turned out well. Not as “Asian” tasting as I would expect (though I’ve never had Korean beef in my life so nothing to compare it to) but still was a great quick meal to have when we don’t know what to make (which is every night lol). We had it with jasmine rice and added leftover stir fry veggies that we had in the fridge. My non vegan husband really liked it, and that is always a plus in my books!
    Yummly User 2 months ago
    Awesome Sauce! I made it just how the recipe called it
    Yummly User 3 months ago
    Amazing! Very flavorful
    Yummly User 3 months ago
    Amazing!!! Definitely a keeper!! So flavourful.
    Yummly User 3 months ago
    Family loved it. Added a little more soy sauce and oil because I used soy curls.
    Yummly User 3 months ago
    Quick and easy meal! I used less sugar than instructed, and it was still pretty sweet.
    Yummly User 3 months ago
    Very easy to make, added less sugar then it calls for & still very sweet but yummy! Would make again
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    Great, so easy and quick, made exactly as directed and loved it. Served with vegan cream cheese and the green onions in a soft taco—delicious!
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    Halved the sugar and it was still awesome
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    Delicious! Used less sugar
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    Light and delicious! Instead of sugar I used hoisin sauce and made coconut rice with cilantro. I also added brocoli too! Miam!!!
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    great inspiration. I added broccoli and quinoa in the rice
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    Delicious. A little sweet. I will probably use less brown sugar next time. It was a hit with my son and his friends.
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    This is awesome, but it is rich and filling, so don't expect to eat much of it. Rather than serving it on rice, this dish would make an excellent filler for lettuce wraps.
    Yummly User 6 months ago
    Delish! But Inomly added about half the town sugar. Still savory sweet!
    Yummly User 6 months ago
    Delicious, it’s missing some bok choi though. I’ll be adding it to the dish next time.
    Yummly User 7 months ago
    Fantastic, we have this at least once a week. I also throw in some frozen broccoli and cauliflower at the end. Such a quick easy meal and the kids love it too.
    Yummly User 7 months ago
    We loved it-thanks!!
    Yummly User a year ago
    my meat-eating partner even liked it!
    Yummly User a year ago
    This was an excellent dish. The flavors blended nicely.
    Yummly User a year ago
    Such a quick and easy delicious meal! Very impressed!
    Yummly User a year ago
    This turned out great. I used the Trader Joe’s beefless ground beef. I did adjust the sauce recipe a bit based on another Korean beef recipe I’ve used in the past, but it was essentially the same, just with slightly less brown sugar and ground ginger instead of fresh. I also added broccoli just to add another veggie. Overall a really good vegetarian meal.
    Yummly User a year ago
    I skipped the sesame seeds, I hate them! This was super delicious! Super easy to prepare, and very filling! It can even go well in lettuce wraps or corn tortillas to make Korean tacos!
    Yummly User a year ago
    Texture is a little hard