Broccoli Beef Lo Mein

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Apr. 22, 2022
My family loves pasta, but I'm always looking for different ways to prepare it. This dish is better than any Chinese restaurant variety I've tried.—Joan Crandall, Burlington, Connecticut
Broccoli Beef Lo Mein Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 6 ounces vermicelli or thin spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • 2 to 3 cups broccoli florets, cooked
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce, optional
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; crumble beef; drain. Add bean sprouts, mushrooms and water chestnuts. Cook and stir for 3-5 minutes. Stir in the vermicelli, broccoli, soy sauce, oyster sauce if desired and ginger; toss to coat. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until heated through.
Select firm broccoli stalks with compact, deep green florets. Store unwashed in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. One pound of broccoli yields about 3-1/2 cups florets.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 435 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 1136mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 30g protein.