Veggie Lo Mein Noodles

A quick and easy crowd-pleasing gluten-free dinner, great alone or with an added protein

Veggie Lo Mein Noodles

Savory, Cozy and Delish!

This Veggie Lo Mein is a real win any night of the week.  Quick and easy to make, loaded with veggies and SO yummy!

We make this often because it’s great flavor and can be made with any vegetables you like or have on hand.  Today I went to the market and picked up tons of produce so we have a little bit of everything…  Julienne cut carrots, yellow squash, red peppers, mushrooms, broccolini, and bok chop.

This is all you need: 2-3 cups chopped veggies of choice, gluten-free spaghetti, green onions and an easy lo mein sauce made of gluten-free tamari (or soy sauce), sesame oil, a little sugar and corn starch for thickening.

Feel free to mix up the veggies and use your favorites or switch it up by season!

This dish is great on it’s own or along side any grilled protein of your choice.

Hope you love it as much as we do!

Recipe adapted from Pinch of Yum.

Scroll down to see the recipe and leave a comment if you try.

Recipe

4.8 from 6 reviews
Veggie Lo Mein Noodles
 
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Gluten-Free and Vegan, this is a quick and easy crowd pleasing dish, perfect alone or with an additional protein. Recipe adapted from Pinch of Yum.
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Recipe type: Dinner, Lunch, Sides
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
Sauce
  • 6 tablespoons Gluten-free tamari or soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon corn starch (optional, but we prefer a thicker sauce so add the cornstarch)
lLo mein
  • 12 ounces gluten-free Spaghetti noodles, prepared al dente according to package,
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • ½ bunch or approximately 3-4 green onions, chopped (separate green parts from white parts)
  • 2-3 cups julienne cut or chopped vegetables (I used carrots, yellow squash, red pepper, mushroom, broccolini, and bok choy)
  • 1-2 tablespoons mirin
Instructions
Sauce
  1. In a small bowl, whisk all the sauce ingredients together until well combined
Lo Mein
  1. Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet or wok. When oil is hot, add the green onions (white parts) and vegetables. Stir fry until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the mirin to loosen the browned bits up off the bottom of the pan.
  3. Whisk sauce once again, then add the cooked noodles and about half of the sauce to the vegetables. Toss to combine. Add more sauce if needed or desired. Cook, stirring, over medium heat to let sauce thicken a bit, about 1 minute.
  4. Garnish with green onions.
Note: If adding an additional protein - tofu or chicken - quickly stir fry the protein before the vegetables, set aside, then add back into the pan with the noodles.

 

18 thoughts on “Veggie Lo Mein Noodles

  1. I made this last night and both my husband and I loved it! He added some shredded chicken to his and I kept mine vegetarian. I used red pepper, baby corn, zucchini, bok choy, and water chestnuts. As soon as my husband tried it, he said it could be added to the rotation!

  2. This is the best lo mein recipe I’ve found to date. I love that i had everything for it already in my kitchen. Easy, loaded with veggies, and a hit with my whole family! 10/10

  3. Such a great recipe. I have tried many on this site and am so thankful I found it. I have a young baby at home and am able to make these meals easily.

  4. This may be a new favorite of mine!!! Made it for the first time last week and have already made it again! The flavor is amazing and makes enough for leftovers for my husband and myself! Love this recipe!!! I definitely added more vegetables than instructed but it still worked out great!!!

  5. This recipe is so good! It’s become a weekly staple in our house and everyone enjoys it, including our 3 and 6 yr olds. Thank you!

  6. Oh wow! I’ve been wanting to make this since I saw it on IG a few weeks ago. Finally had a chance tonight and it is AWESOME! I loved it! I only wish I’d added more veggies but my skillet couldn’t hold more! I used Rice Noodles and I can’t stop picking at it. Didn’t add protein but had grilled chicken with it on the side. Delicious! I used all the sauce but only half the cornstarch as I like the thinner quality. Thank you!!! Your recipes are always so good and easy to make!

    1. Great! So happy you loved it and glad you were able to adapt the recipe to your tastes so that it was perfect for you! That’s exactly what I want! And thanks so much for making our recipes and letting me know what you think 🙂

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