Vegetarian Chow Mein

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This came out so good!  It will definitely be in our menu rotation often.

 

Vegetarian Chow Mein

Serves 4

 

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 to 3 teaspoons fresh ginger minced

3 garlic cloves minced

 

1 cup carrots peeled and chopped

1 cup red bell pepper chopped

1/2 cup green bean chopped

1/2 cup onion chopped

8 oz mushrooms chopped

 

8 ounces fresh or dried chow mein egg noodles, cooked al dente

 

1 to 2 cups snow peas

 

1/4 cup vegetable broth

1/2 cup hoisin sauce

2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce + more if needed

2 tablespoons honey

 

2 green onions diced for garnish

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, optional

 

Using a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat

After a minute or so, add ginger and garlic and sauté for a minute or two

 

Add carrots, red bell pepper, green bean, onion, mushrooms and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes, or until the vegetables begin to soften a bit, add more vegetable oil if needed

 

Next, add in the egg noodles and stir to combine

 

Cook for about 2 minutes and then add snow peas and cook for about 3 minutes

 

Add in the vegetable broth, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and honey

 

Bring the mixture to a boil and stir until slightly reduced and thick, for about 2 minutes

 

Season with salt and pepper, to taste and garnish with the diced green onions before serving