Vegan/Vegetarian Adaptable

Here are easy-to-convert vegan and vegetarian dishes where you could easily switch out one or two ingredients. For any recipes using dashi, use vegetarian dashi like kombu dashi or shiitake dashi.

Vegetarian ramen served in a black ramen bowl.
A black bowl containing Okara (Unohana) mixed with assorted vegetables, shiitake mushroom, seaweed, and konnyaku.

Okara (Unohana) – Simmered Soy Pulp & Vegetables おからの炒り煮・卯の花

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Okara (Unohana) is a Japanese home-style simmered dish made of soy pulp, vegetables, shiitake...
A white plate containing gluten free Korean veggie pancake.

Gluten-Free Korean Veggie Pancake (Video)

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Wonderfully crisp on the outside, chewy and flaky on the inside, this Gluten-Free Korean...
A ceramic dish containing lily bulb tamagotoji.

Lily Bulb Tamagotoji 百合根の卵とじ

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Lily Bulb Tamagotoji is an easy, flavorful, and comforting dish where the lily bulbs...
A white bowl containing Mapo Eggplant (Mabo Nasu) served over steamed rice.

Mapo Eggplant (Mabo Nasu) 麻婆茄子

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Slightly spicy and incredibly flavorful, Mapo Eggplant (Mabo Nasu) is an adaptation of Chinese...
A Japanese earthenware pot (Donabe) containing vegetables, tofu, and pork cooked in sesame and miso based soup broth.

Sesame Miso Hot Pot 胡麻味噌鍋

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{Vegan Adaptable} With kombu and shiitake broth seasoned with savory miso and nutty sesame...
A white plate containing Vegetarian Japanese Curry along with steamed rice.

Vegetarian Japanese Curry ベジタリアンカレー

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{Vegan Adaptable} This vegetarian Japanese curry is loaded with thick, meaty slices of king...
Vegetarian ramen served in a black ramen bowl.

Vegetarian Ramen 豆乳味噌ラーメン

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Creamy and rich Vegetarian Ramen recipe made with soymilk, kombu dashi, and miso, topped...
Silky and savory Japanese steamed egg custard Chawanmushi in a cup.

Instant Pot Chawanmushi (Video) 茶碗蒸し (圧力鍋)

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Steamed in a dashi-based sauce, this Instant Pot Chawanmushi is a savory Japanese egg...
Colorful thick Japanese sandwich, Wanpaku Sandiwch (Sando), shows the filling and piles up on the table.

Wanpaku Sandwich わんぱくサンド

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Meet hottest style of sandwich from Japan - Wanpaku Sandwich (or Sando for short)....
Okra Ohitashi (Japanese Okra Salad) on a plate.

Okra Ohitashi (Japanese Okra Salad) オクラのおひたし

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Okra Ohitashi is a simple, light, and flavorful Japanese side dish of blanched okras in...
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