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Vegetable Chow Mein

Vegetable Chow Mein

This Vegetable Chow Mein is quick, easy, and ready in less than 30 minutes.  It's filled with vibrant veggies and coated in a sweet and savory sauce.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword lunch, noodle dish, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 333 kcal
Author CookingwithBliss

Ingredients

  • 2 cups carrots cut julienne style
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 2 cups broccoli broccoli spears cut short
  • 1/2 lb whole wheat thin spaghetti noodles
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Sauce

  • 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp agave
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar or less
  • salt just a pinch
  • 2-3 tbsp water

Cornstarch Slurry

  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Prepare noodles according to packaging directions. When noodles are done.  Set aside

  2. Wash and cut vegetables.  Set aside. 

  3. Place a quart of water to a pot and bring to a boil.  Blanch your veggies except for the mushrooms by submerging them in the boiling water for 2-3 minutes ONLY.  Immediately remove the veggies from the boiling water and place in an ice bath to stop the veggies from cooking.  Remove the veggies from the ice bath and place in a dry bowl.  Use paper towels to remove any excess water by blotting.  Set aside

  4. Prepare Sauce: In a measuring cup, add soy sauce, agave, brown sugar, rice vinegar (optional), fresh ginger, a pinch of salt, and cornstarch slurry and mix.  Set aside

  5. In a large saute pan, add olive oil over medium high heat.  Add minced garlic until fragrant, and sauce and whisk until thickened.  Add mushrooms and stir until slightly softened.  Add noddles coating noodles in sauce. Add veggies making sure both noodles and veggies are coated in sauce

  6. Serve immediately

Recipe Notes

If you like your sauce thicker, add more slurry starting with 1 tsp of slurry at a time.  However, if your sauce is too thick add a little water.

**Please note: Nutritional values serve as a guide only as values may vary.

Nutrition Facts
Vegetable Chow Mein
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 878mg38%
Potassium 637mg18%
Carbohydrates 69g23%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 11510IU230%
Vitamin C 74.3mg90%
Calcium 89mg9%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.