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Beef & Spinach Lo Mein

 Beef & Spinach Lo Mein
If you like a good stir-fry, this dish will definitely satisfy. I discovered the recipe at an international luncheon and it's now a favorite go-to meal. —Denise Patterson, Bainbridge, Ohio
5 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound beef top round steak, thinly sliced
  • 6 ounces uncooked spaghetti
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 package (10 ounces) fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1 red chili pepper, seeded and thinly sliced


  • In a small bowl, mix the first six ingredients. Remove 1/4 cup
  • mixture to a large bowl; add beef and toss to coat. Marinate at room
  • temperature 10 minutes.
  • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, heat 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil. Add half of the beef
  • mixture; stir-fry 1-2 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove from
  • pan. Repeat with an additional 1-1/2 teaspoons oil and remaining
  • beef mixture.
  • Stir-fry water chestnuts and green onions in remaining canola oil 30

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Beef & Spinach Lo Mein (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • seconds. Stir in spinach and remaining hoisin mixture; cook until
  • spinach is wilted. Return beef to pan; heat through.
  • Drain spaghetti; add to beef mixture and toss to combine. Sprinkle
  • with chili pepper. Yield: 5 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/3 cups equals 363 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 652 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.
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