Beef & Spinach Lo Mein

Beef & Spinach Lo Mein

If you like a good stir-fry, this beef and spinach lo mien will definitely satisfy. 

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 5 Calories: 558 calories


      • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
      • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
      • 1 tablespoon water
      • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
      • 2 garlic cloves, minced
      • 1 inch ginger root, grated
      • 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 6 ingredients. Remove 1/4 cup mixture to a large bowl; add beef and toss to coat. Marinate at room temperature for 10 minutes.
      • Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1-1/2 teaspoons of canola oil. Add half 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 the remaining beef mixture.
      • Stir-fry water chestnuts and green onions in remaining canola oil for 30 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.


Add more veggies including onions and bell pepper and also pre-season the steak with garlic salt and pepper before marinating.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/3 cups: 358 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 681mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 28g protein.