Ground Beef Chow Mein

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
cups thinly sliced celery (3 1/2 medium stalks)
1
medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
bottle (12 oz) teriyaki baste and glaze
2
cups coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots)
3
cups chow mein noodles

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is cooked through and no pink remains. Stir in celery and bell pepper. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2 Stir water chestnuts and teriyaki glaze into beef mixture. Cook about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot and bubbly. Remove from heat.
  • 3 Stir in coleslaw mix. Serve over noodles.

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Tips

Expert Tips

The fat from the ground beef is just enough to cook the vegetables evenly. That’s why it’s drained off after the vegetables are cooked.

Add an Asian flair with hot cooked rice and a salad of sliced kiwifruit and chunks of fresh pineapple.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
21%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
45mg
16%
Sodium
2940mg
123%
Potassium
620mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
34g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4g
14%
Sugars
12g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.