Taste of China: Vegetable Lo Mein Recipe

Lo Mein is a popular Chinese dish made with egg noodles and stir-fried vegetables. This vegetable Lo Mein recipe is a quick and easy dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner. It’s made with a colorful mix of vegetables and a savory sauce that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Here’s how to make vegetable Lo Mein at home:


  • 8 oz (225g) egg noodles
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (bell peppers, broccoli, carrots, snap peas, etc.)
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce (use vegetarian oyster sauce for a vegetarian version)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Green onions, chopped, for garnish


  1. Cook the egg noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, and sesame oil. Set aside.
  3. In a large skillet or wok, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until they are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the mixed vegetables and cook until they are tender, about 7-10 minutes.
  5. Add the cooked noodles and sauce to the skillet. Toss everything together until well combined and heated through.
  6. Remove from heat and sprinkle with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
  7. Serve hot.


  • Feel free to customize the vegetables according to your preference and season. Other good options include mushrooms, bean sprouts, and bok choy.
  • You can add protein like tofu, chicken, or shrimp to make it a complete meal.

This vegetable Lo Mein is a quick and easy dish that is perfect for a weeknight dinner. It’s full of vegetables and a savory sauce that will satisfy your craving for Chinese takeout. Serve it with a side of vegetable spring rolls and sweet and sour sauce for a complete meal. Enjoy!

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