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Recipe of the Week: Beef Lo Mein


This delicious recipe from my cookbook, The Shredded Chefand it’s a great moderate-calorie entree.

I particularly like low-fat pasta dishes like lo mein because they’re very easy to fit into your meal plan, even when you’re cutting (post-workout treat!). Short prep and cook times are great too!





Calories Per Serving


Protein Per Serving

49 grams

Carbohydrates Per Serving

45 grams

Fat Per Serving

15 grams



6 ounces extra lean beef, sliced into 1-inch strips

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1/4 cup fresh snow pea pods, trimmed

1/4 cup broccoli florets

1/4 cup carrots, shredded

1 scallion, chopped

1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/2 garlic clove, minced

2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated

2 ounces whole grain noodles, cooked

1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted



Heat the oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef and stir-fry for 4 – 6 minutes or until browned. Remove from pan and set aside.

Add the snow peas, broccoli, carrots, scallions, red pepper flakes, and garlic and stir-fry for 2 – 3 minutes. Add the soy sauce, ginger, cooked noodles, and beef. Mix together well and stir-fry until hot.

Remove from heat and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


What You Get to Eat

Beef lo mein from the cook book The Shredded Chef.

What did you think of this week’s recipe? Let me know in the comments below!

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