Low-Cal Steamed Bok Choy

Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage but it doesn’t look like your typical ball of cabbage; its dark green leaves are connected to stalks. There are only 9 calories per steamed cup and that cup is packed with protein, dietary fiber and 100% of your recommended dietary allowance of A.

Directions
Put your bok choy in a steamer basket and place the basket over simmering water. Steam for about 6 minutes until the base of the bok choy is just tender when pierced with the tip of a knife. Lightly salt.

If you want to give your Chinese Cabbage a little zing, drizzle it with lime juice and soy sauce. You can also top it with sesame seeds for some extra texture.

Try Our Hoisin-Glazed Halibut with Bok Choy & Bulgur.

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Former Art Director for Home Magazine and Caribbean Travel & Life, Heather is chauffeur to 3 busy kids; the president of her Home and School Association; and VP of Marketing for TipsFromTown. And she's passionate about all 3!