This Vegan Lo Mein Tastes Just Like Your Favorite Take-Out

This Vegan Lo Mein Tastes Just Like Your Favorite Take-Out

Hi, my name is Briggitte and I’m addicted to Chinese takeout.

Seriously though, who doesn’t crave Chinese takeout throughout the week but wish it wasn’t so high in fat? I decided to head into my kitchen to try to recreate one of my favorite Chinese dishes, vegetable low mein, but without any oil and filled with a lot of good-for-you fresh veggies.

You could easily add cubed tofu to this dish or even seitan if you want to be extra fancy pants. This dish came out so well and made awesome lunch leftovers for the next few days!


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This recipe was republished with permission from Vegan Guide to the Galaxy.