Veggie Chow Mein

This veggies chow mein recipe is extra versatile and you can change out most of the ingredients. I recommend rice noodles or wheat chow mein noodles, too. Yum!


– 1 8 oz package of Asian-style noodles (like rice noodles, udon, or ramen) – 1 tbsp of canola or vegetable oil or 3 tbsp water – 1 C of thinly sliced celery about 3 ribs – 1/2 C of diced red, white, or yellow onion (about 1/2 onion) – 1/2 C grated carrots – 1 tsp of minced garlic about 2 small garlic cloves – 1/2 C of vegetable broth – 2 tbsp of soy sauce – 1 C of bean sprouts – 1 C of chopped green cabbage added in step 2 optional – Hot sauce as a condiment optional

In a large pot over medium-high heat, boil water and cook the noodles according to directions on the package.

While the noodles are cooking, prepare the vegetables. In a large pan or wok, heat the oil (or water). Add the celery, onion, carrots, and garlic and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes or until the celery and onion are tender and the onion is translucent.

Add the broth and soy sauce. Bring to a boil, then turn down the heat and simmer for 5 minutes, Add the cooked noodles and bean sprouts and mix thoroughly. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.