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Lo mein is a Chinese restaurant takeout favorite that's easy to make at home. This lo mein recipe features lean pork loin chops and snap peas, but snow peas or asparagus work well too. Serve with shredded radish and cabbage tossed with rice vinegar.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2012


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30 mins


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  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes or according to package directions. Drain.

  • Combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, cornstarch and sugar in a small bowl.

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add snap peas and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to soften, about 2 minutes. Add pork and cook, stirring, until no longer pink on the outside, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir the soy sauce mixture, pour into the pan and cook, stirring, until thickened, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Add the pasta to the pan and toss to coat with the sauce. Serve topped with scallions.

Nutrition Facts

about 1 1/2 cups
395 calories; protein 24.3g; carbohydrates 51g; dietary fiber 8.3g; sugars 4.9g; fat 11.6g; saturated fat 1.8g; cholesterol 43mg; vitamin a iu 487.2IU; vitamin c 9.6mg; folate 39.5mcg; calcium 76.2mg; iron 3.6mg; magnesium 103.9mg; potassium 373.7mg; sodium 751.2mg; thiamin 0.6mg; added sugar 1g.

3 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 lean meat, 1 1/2 fat