Chop Suey

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 23, 2022
This recipe is my children's all-time favorite meal. How much do they like it? Even more than they like pizza...and that's a lot!—Debra Weihert, Waterloo, Wisconsin


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 2 cups water, divided
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (28 ounces) chop suey vegetables, drained
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • Cooked rice
  • Chow mein noodles


  1. In a skillet, brown beef; drain. Dissolve bouillon in 1-1/2 cups boiling water; add to skillet.
  2. Combine remaining water with cornstarch; stir into beef mixture. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until thickened. Add vegetables and soy sauce; stir and cook until heated through, about 15 minutes.
  3. Serve over rice; sprinkle with chow mein noodles.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 149 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 691mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein.