Sunday, October 30, 2011

Beef Lo-Mein


3 packages ramen noodles
1 1/2 lbs. stew beef
1 medium onion, chopped in large pieces
2 celery stalks
1 1/2 cups baby carrots cut in quarters
1 chow mein mix/marinade packet
2 Tbs. oil (to cook meat & veggies)
2 Tbs. soy sauce (for marinade)
2 tsp sugar (for marinade)
3/4 cup water (for marinade)

*4-5 cups water for ramen noodles*

- prepare ramen noodles as directed, using 1 seasoning packet to season the stew beef
- brown stew beef in oil in skillet with 1 packet of seasoning from ramen noodles
combine ingredients for marinade and set aside until meat and veggies are fully cooked
- add chopped veggies to meat and cook until tender crisp
- add marinade to meat/veggie mix, turn off heat and stir often
- when noodles are fully cooked, drain excess liquid
- serve meat & veggies over cooked ramen noodles

1 comment:

  1. You know, I never think about using Ramen as the noodle portion of a dish. Thanks for the idea! That's a fabulously frugal way to bulk out a meal.