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This is not the greasy Lo Mein of your favorite Chinese take-out, it tastes even better. Plus you get plenty of nutrients with the addition of edamame, a great vegetarian protein source. Make it a Meal: Fruit sorbet and sesame cookies are a perfect ending.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, April/May 2006

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add spaghetti and edamame and cook, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is just tender, 8 to 10 minutes or according to package directions. Drain.

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  • Meanwhile, whisk scallions, oyster sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil and crushed red pepper in a small bowl until the sugar is dissolved.

  • Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add carrots and bell peppers and cook, stirring often, until slightly softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Add the pasta and edamame. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is crispy in spots, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the sauce and stir to combine.

Nutrition Facts

2 cups
448 calories; protein 17.9g; carbohydrates 61g; dietary fiber 12.9g; sugars 11.5g; fat 14.3g; saturated fat 1g; vitamin a iu 6876.8IU; vitamin c 57.3mg; folate 243.8mcg; calcium 98.3mg; iron 4.4mg; magnesium 132.4mg; potassium 646.8mg; sodium 959.5mg; thiamin 0.3mg; added sugar 2g.

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

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