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Vegetarian Zucchini Lo Mein | Lemons and Basil
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Vegetarian Zucchini Lo Mein

This Vegetarian Zucchini Lo Mein is ready in under 30 minutes, full of fresh Asian-Inspired flavors, and bursting with vitamin-packed ingredients! PLUS it’s soy-free, gluten-free, and vegan-friendly!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Asian, Asian Inspired
Keyword: lo mein, stir-fry, Vegan-friendly, Vegetarian, Zucchini noodles
Calories: 260kcal
Author: Kaylee Pauley

Ingredients

  • FOR THE SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup Oceans Halo No Soy Soy-Free sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp raw honey substitute with maple syrup for vegan
  • FOR THE LO MEIN:
  • 2 large zucchini spiraled into noodles
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 bunch green onion chopped (white and green divided)
  • 2 large carrots julienned
  • 1 large bell pepper matchstick
  • 1 cup cabbage shredded
  • 1 cup kale chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms chopped
  • 3 tbsp cashews roughly chopped
  • Protein of choice optional*
  • GARNISH:
  • chopped green onion
  • hemp hearts
  • fresh herbs

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients for sauce, no soy soy-free sauce, sesame oil and honey, to a small mason jar and whisk or add lid and shake.
  • Then add 1 tbsp sesame oil to large skillet with the chopped onions (white pieces) and cooked 1-2 minutes. Once onions begin to become translucent, add carrots, bell pepper, and cabbage, cook additional 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Finally add mushrooms and kale and cook until all veggies are soft, 3-4 minutes.
  • Add fresh zucchini noodles and sauce to skillet, stir to combined, cover with lid and cook approximately 3 minutes, or until zucchini noodles are cooked to your preference. Careful not to overcook.
  • Divide among 2 or 3 bowls, add roughly chopped cashews and optional protein (chicken, steak, tofu) garnish with onions, fresh herbs and hemp hearts. Enjoy!

Notes

  • For additional protein, top with cooked chicken, steak, or tofu. I added Caulipower’s Spicy Chicken to my husbands and he loved it!
  • Nutrition info does not include optional protein.

Nutrition

Serving: 2people | Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 690mg | Potassium: 945mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 307IU | Vitamin C: 216mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 11mg