5 Vegetarian Korean Recipes

Drew Glover • March 17, 2015
If you haven't eaten Korean BBQ, you are missing out big time! Not a meat lover? Korean cuisine is all about rice, vegetable sides, and soups. There is even a recipe for a cold noodle called Naeng Myun that is perfect for hot summer days! Whatever your preference may be, you can't go wrong when you go for a Korean recipe.Korean Ginger Cookies
1. Korean Ginger Cookies
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Learn how to make these korean style cookies with ginger called "Maejakgwa". These are perfect as gifts or for party snacks.
2. Korean Seasoned Seaweed
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Try this recipe for an easy snack. Korean Seasoned seaweed can be served with rice and other side dishes.
3. Korean Injeolmi Rice Cake Dessert
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Injeolmi is rice cake made with sweet rice (glutinous rice). It's one of the most popular and common Korean rice cakes and it's made on special occasions and Festival days. The rice cake is chewy and sticky, so traditionally it was given to newly wedded couples to wish that they get along and 'stick together' forever
4. Korean Butternut Squash Porridge
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Try this flavorful and wonderful Korean dish at your next part or to surprise your family with. This dish is called Hobakjuk and is a twist on traditional Porridge that is perfect when your sick or even if you are not!
5. Beautiful Rainbow rice cake
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How to make this beautiful and delicious multilayer Korean rice cake. It's called mujigae ddeok (무지개떡). Mujigae means rainbow, Korean ancestors must have got the idea for the name from a rainbow! This is an example of how they incorporated natural beauty into their everyday life. Even though the name of the rice cake is "rainbow rice cake," it is usually made with only 3-5 different colored layers. That's why this rice cake is sometimes called "colorful rice cake" (색떡, saekddeok). In this recipe, there is 5 different colors from bottom to top: brown, green, yellow, pink, and white.
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