Beef Lo Mein dietitian approved recipe. This recipe is definitely not the lo-mein on the totem pole. You guys, puns and eating are my super powers.

If you love take-out, how about giving this takeout recipe a try.

Make sure to take a look at our copycat spring roll recipe and our other favorite copycat restaurant takeout meals.  Including 15 of our favorite recipes:

Pad Thai
Beef Lo-Mein
Cava Falafel Bowl
Air Fried Falafel Bites
Teriyaki Chicken
Buffalo Cauliflower
Curry Chicken
Egg Roll in a Bowl
Sweet and Spicy Honey Sesame Chicken
Shrimp Fried Rice
Gluten-free Pizza
Caesar Salad Summer Roll
Lamb Gyros
Oven Fried Chicken
Baked BBQ Wings

Beef Lo Mein

This recipe is definitely not the "lo mein" on the totem pole. You guys, puns and eating are my super powers. But seriously, if you're in the mood for take-out, this will hit the spot. Never had udon noodles? They can be found in the international aisle in their dried form, but my favorite udon noodles are actually found in the frozen section!
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 people


  • 10 oz udon noodles
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil or avocado oil
  • 1 bell pepper red, sliced into strips
  • 1 cup carrots chopped
  • 1 cup broccoli (cut into small chunks)
  • 1 bunch green onions chopped separating the white and the green sections
  • 2 cups green beans cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 lb sirloin thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce low sodium
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce


  • Bring a pot of water to boil. Add noodles and cook until tender. Set aside. Tip: Pour a little oil over the noodles and mix well to prevent from sticking.
  • Heat a wok, or large pan over medium high heat. Add 1 tsp vegetable oil and cook red pepper, carrots, broccoli, white part of the spring onions, and green beans until tender and browned. Season with salt and pepper and remove from pan.
  • Add another tsp of vegetable oil and add beef to pan. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until beef is no longer pink and has begun to brown.
  • While the beef cooks, mix garlic powder, ginger, brown sugar, soy sauce and oyster sauce in a bowl, set aside.
  • Add vegetables back into the pan with the beef, along with noodles. Mix well. Add soy sauce mixture and cook for 2-3 minutes until heated through. Garnish with the green part of green onions. Enjoy!


Photo by Kaitlin Eckstein

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Blog revised and updated April 2020.

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