This vegan lo mein makes the perfect weeknight dinner and it’s better than takeout! Veggie-packed, loaded with flavor and ready in 20 minutes or less.
- 8 ounces (226g) Dried Noodles*
- 4 Tbsp Soy Sauce
- 1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
- 1 Tbsp Hoisin Sauce
- 2 tsp Coconut Sugar
- 1 tsp Toasted Sesame Oil
- 1/2 tsp Chili Flakes (Red Pepper Flakes)
- 2 Tbsp Sesame Oil
- 3 Cloves Garlic (Crushed)
- 1 Tbsp Fresh Ginger (Finely Grated)
- 2 cups (150g) Shiitake Mushrooms (Sliced, Stems Removed)
- 1/2 cup (50g) Spring Onions (Sliced, White and Green Parts Separated)*
- 1 Medium Red Bell Pepper (Sliced)
- 1 Large Carrot (Julienned or Sliced)
- 1 cup (130g) Baby Corn
- 3 cups (90g) Baby Spinach
- White Sesame Seeds
- Cook the noodles according to the package instructions. Rinse and drain.
- Add soy sauce, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce, coconut sugar, toasted sesame oil and chili flakes (red pepper flakes) to a measuring jug and whisk them together.
- Add sesame oil to a wok and heat. When the oil is hot add crushed garlic and finely grated ginger and sauté until fragrant (about 1 minute).
- Add spring onions (white parts only), sliced mushrooms, red bell pepper, carrot and baby corn and sauté until the veggies are soft but firm (about 5 minutes).
- Add baby spinach and cooked noodles and pour over the sauce. Toss together well and sauté until the spinach has wilted (about 2 minutes).
- Now add the rest of the spring onions (green parts only) and toss them up with the noodles and vegetables.
- Serve topped with sesame seeds.
*Noodles – you can use any noodles that you like. Ramen, rice noodles, soba noodles etc. You can even use regular pasta like linguine or spaghetti.
*Coconut sugar – can be replaced with light brown sugar.
*Shiitake mushrooms – can be replaced with any kind of mushrooms that you like.
*Spring onions – are also known as green onions, salad onions or scallions.
*Chili flakes – are also known as red pepper flakes. They give a little heat to this dish. You can use more if you like things spicy or omit it altogether.
*Storing and Freezing – Store leftovers in the fridge and enjoy within 3-4 days. Reheat in the microwave. They are also freezer friendly for up to 3 months if you’d like to freeze some. Thaw overnight in the fridge.
- Category: Entree, Savory
- Method: Stovetop
- Cuisine: Vegan
- Serving Size: 1 Serve (of 4)
- Calories: 366
- Sugar: 7.9g
- Sodium: 711mg
- Fat: 10.5g
- Saturated Fat: 1.7g
- Carbohydrates: 61.3g
- Fiber: 4.2g
- Protein: 7.2g
Keywords: vegan lo mein