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Quick Beef Lo Mein

A quick and crunchy delicious beef lo mein- a great way to use up leftover pasta or beef!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 282kcal


  • 32 oz. lower sodium chicken broth
  • 4-6 oz. thin spaghetti
  • 1 # round steak chopped into 2" pieces
  • 3 teaspoons oil divided
  • cup frozen diced onions
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger
  • ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • ½ medium size red pepper chopped
  • ½ medium sized green pepper chopped
  • 1 cup frozen sugar snap peas

beef marinade:

  • 2 teaspoons lower sodium soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch


  • Bring chicken broth to a boil and add thin spaghetti. Cook until tender and drain spaghetti (save broth.) Set pasta aside.
  • Place beef chunks in a small bowl and add marinade ingredients-stir to coat beef.
  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large skillet or a wok on medium high heat.
  • Add onions, garlic, ginger and beef to skillet and stir fry until fully cooked- about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Remove beef mixture and set aside.
  • Add 1 teaspoon oil to skillet then add cooked pasta and stir fry 2-3 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  • Add 1 teaspoon oil to skillet and add mushrooms, peppers and pea pods. Stir fry until crisp tender- about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add beef and pasta back to veggies in skillet and stir to combine.
  • Continue stirring over medium heat until heated throughout.
  • Add additional soy sauce  and/ or reserved broth as desired for flavor.


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 229mg | Potassium: 621mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 785IU | Vitamin C: 46.9mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.8mg