Kung Pao Vegetables – Holy Cow Vegan

A rainbow of colors make these kung pao vegetables as nourishing as they are delicious! Ladle the veggies and the spicy-savory-sweet sauce over rice for a yummy Chinese meal that is ready in under 30 minutes.

Kung pao vegetables served over rice in a bowl with avocado slices on the side.

These kung pao vegetables are a weeknight-friendly recipe. They come together so quickly and they make an easy but nutritious meal everyone will love.

If you love spicy, savory Chinese inspired dishes like chilli tofu and veg manchurian, this is a recipe right up your alley! Colorful bell peppers, cabbage, broccoli, mushrooms, carrots, and scallions are steeped in an easy sauce that literally explodes with a combination of umami, spicy, sweet, and tangy flavors. Peanuts add a gorgeous crunch.

The kung pao is a spicy dish, and that’s part of its charm. Also the spiciness is tamped down and complemented by the sweet and tangy flavors in the sauce.