So Easy Lo Mein

Once you try this copycat recipe for Lo Mein, you many not want to order it out anymore. This version is easy to prepare and a healthier option. Try it today and enjoy!
Course Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Chinese Food, pasta, Take-Out, vegetarian
Servings 6
Author Pam


  • 8 ounce package spaghetti
  • 3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp canola or mild tasting oil such as avocado, grape seed
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 package frozen mixed veggies, slightly thawed
  • 1/2 package package frozen edamame, slightly thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger, grated or chopped
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper or to taste
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1/8-1/4 cup veggie or chicken stock
  • 1/8 cup pasta cooking liquid
  • sesame seeds
  • diced cooked chicken, steak, tofu, optional
  • fresh parsley or cilantro, optional for garnish


  1. 1.Cook spaghetti according to directions for al dente, when finished drain and keep warm. Save a little cooking water, about 1/8 cup. Set aside.

    2.In a large non stick pan, pour in canola and start to sauté the onion and garlic, add ginger,red and black pepper, then all the veggies along with Little Soya sauce. Stir fry until all is coated with oil and hot. Add stock and cooking water, cook until boiling. Then add sesame oil. Toss to coat again for a few minutes. Sprinkle in about one tablespoon of the sesame seeds. Mix gently and stir fry for another minute or two.

    3.Now, pour into pot of spaghetti and toss with tongs or a fork and spoon. When completely incorporated, place in serving bowl and sprinkle on more sesame seeds. Eat up and Enjoy!