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Say goodbye to takeout and make easy Lo Mein Noodles at home, packed with fresh veggies and healthy ingredients, in less than 15 minutes! |

Lo Mein Noodles

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  • Author: Sam | Ahead of Thyme
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Diet: Vegan


These Lo Mein Noodles are packed with a variety of fresh veggies and ready to serve in less than 15 minutes! It is better, healthier, and faster than ordering take out. Plus, you can easily customize it by adding in your favorite protein or keep it vegan. 


For the sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce, regular or low-sodium
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon black vinegar (or rice wine vinegar)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated

For the noodles:

  • 6 ounces lo mein noodles (or any egg noodle or spaghetti), fresh or dry
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup carrots, julienne cut
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 3 cups baby spinach or bok choy
  • sesame seeds (for garnish)


  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, honey, and ginger. Set aside.
  2. Cook the noodles according to package instructions. Drain and set aside. 
  3. Heat sesame oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add garlic, mushrooms, broccoli, carrots, and bell peppers. Stir fry until slightly tender, about 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in the spinach and cook for 2-3 minutes until the spinach wilts.
  5. Stir in the cooked noodles and sauce. Toss to combine.
  6. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top and serve.


How to store: Cooked noodles are best served fresh. If you have leftovers, allow them to cool to room temperature first, then, transfer to an airtight container and store in the fridge for 3-4 days.

How to reheat: Reheat these vegetable noodles the same way you cooked it — on the stovetop over medium heat, stirring frequently until warmed through. You can also pop it in the microwave on medium heat in 30-second intervals.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Noodles
  • Method: Stir Fry
  • Cuisine: Chinese