Chow Mein (Beef)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 245.1
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.0 mg
  • Sodium: 830.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 27.2 g

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A quick low fat entree. A quick low fat entree.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 lb 93% ground beef
    1/3 cup chopped onions
    1 clove garlic (or 1 tsp minced garlic)
    1/3 cup chopped celery
    1/3 cup chopped carrots
    1 can bean sprouts
    1/2 can bamboo shoots
    1/2 can water chestnuts sliced
    1-2 Tbsp cornstarch
    1 tsp beef bouillon
    1 Tbsp sugar
    2 Tbsp soy sauce


Brown ground beef in nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Add onions and garlic; saute until clear.
Add celery and carrots. When hot add bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, and water chestnuts including liquid. Stir in corn starch and bouillon.
Add sugar and soy sauce to taste. Cook until thickened and hot.

You can use chicken or pork as desired. Serve over chow mein noodles or rice (add a few noodles on top for crunch.
You can freeze remaining bamboo shoots and water chestnuts to use next time.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUGARPLUM85.

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