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Try This Fantastic Beef Broccoli Lo Mein Recipe


Try This Fantastic Beef Broccoli Lo Mein Recipe

Have you ever wanted to make your own lo mein at home? Well, now you can! This great recipe will bring a slice of Chinese-American cuisine into your home. It's better than ordering takeout, as you'll quickly learn after trying this recipe!

Some of they key ingredients in this recipe include dark sesame oil, peanut oil, minced ginger, and low-sodium soy sauce. Some people complain that Chinese-American food is too salty; that issue can easily be fixed by using soy sauce with less salt in it.

Low-sodium soy sauce is also better for your health. Over-consuming salt can cause a range of health problems. Regular soy sauce is very high in sodium, so by picking a low-sodium option you're helping to protect your family's health.

Beef and broccoli are included in this lo mein dish for extra flavor and texture. The beef provides a lot of protein, while the broccoli provides extra vitamins and minerals. This is truly a nutritious meal! Meals that are nutrition-packed don't have to be bland in taste, as we prove with this great recipe!

Beef Broccoli Lo Mein


8 ounces uncooked spaghetti
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups chopped broccoli
1½ cups vertically sliced onion
1 (1 pound) flank steak, trimmed and cut across grain into long thin strips
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon chile paste with garlic


1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Combine pasta and sesame seed oil, tossing well to coat.

2. While pasta cooks, heat peanut oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add ginger and garlic, sauté 30 seconds. Add broccoli and onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add steak; sauté 5 minutes or until done. Add pasta mixture, soy sauce, and remaining ingredients; cook 1 minute or until lo mein is thoroughly heated, stirring constantly.

Nutritional Information

Serves 6
Serving size: 1 cups

Per serving
Calories: 327 (26% from fat)
Fat: 9.3g
Saturated: 3g
Mono: 3.6g
Poly: 1.6g
Protein: 21.7g
Carb: 39.1g
Fiber: 2.9g
Cholesterol: 36mg
Iron: 3.6mg
Sodium: 382mg
Calcium: 47mg

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