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homemade lo mein on a white plate

Simple “Just Like Takeout” Vegetable Lo Mein

marni | simplegraytshirt
Homemade vegetable lo mein is the perfect replacement when carryout can't get to you fast enough!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian
Servings 8 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 16 oz spaghetti noodles ramen noodles or lo mein noodles
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 frozen cube garlic
  • 1 frozen cube ginger
  • 1 cup frozen edamame
  • 2 cups frozen broccoli
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 can sliced water chestnuts
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • Lo Mein Sauce
  • Soy or Tamari Sauce
  • Sesame oil
  • 1 frozen cube garlic
  • 1 frozen cube ginger


  • Make the sauce by putting all the ingredients into a jar with a lid and shaking well until combined.  Set aside.
  • Prepare the noodles according to directions.
  • In a large skillet over medium high high add olive oil, garlic and ginger cubes
  • Stir the ginger and garlic until they have melted into the oil (about 30 seconds)
  • Quickly add in the edamame, carrots and broccoli and let them start cooking, stirring occasionally makin sure everything cooks evenly
  • After about 8-10 minutes add in the water chestnuts and shredded cabbage.
  • Once the cabbage begins to wilt and the rest of the veggies are cooked through, add the cooked noodles into the pan.
  • Pour the sauce over the the entire mixture and over medium low heat toss until everything is thoroughly coated.
  • Serve and enjoy!


This meal is great served immediately, but just like regular takeout food, is also great eaten the next day directly from it's storage container :)


Calories: 300kcalCarbohydrates: 52gProtein: 11gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 71mgPotassium: 398mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 2832IUVitamin C: 29mgCalcium: 47mgIron: 2mg
Keyword easy stir fry, lo mein recipe, vegetable lo mein
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