Beef & Bok Choy Lo Mein with Sesame Seed Cashews

Beef & Bok Choy Lo Mein

with Sesame Seed Cashews

20 MIN
+$1.45/serving 4 Servings
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  • with Ground Beef
    includes 18 oz No Added Hormones, Pasture-Raised Ground Beef View recipe
  • with Beyond Beef®
    includes 16 oz Plant-Based Ground Beyond Beef®
  • with Beyond Beef®

    From the Test Kitchen

    This dish gets its gourmet flair from fresh lo mein noodles, whose delightfully springy texture is perfectly complemented by our sweet and savory sauce and bits of tender beef. A garnish of crunchy cashews tossed with sesame seeds finishes the dish.
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      770 Cals (est.)
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    Beef & Bok Choy Lo Mein with Sesame Seed Cashews
    Title
    • 16 oz Plant-Based Ground Beyond Beef ™
    • 1 lb Fresh Lo Mein Noodles (Previously Frozen)
    • 1 Yellow Or Red Onion
    • 15 oz Baby Bok Choy
    • 2 Tbsps Rice Vinegar
    • ⅓ cup Soy Glaze
    • 2 Bell Peppers
    • 3 Tbsps Roasted Cashews
    • 3 Tbsps Savory Black Bean-Chile Sauce
    • 1 tsp Black & White Sesame Seeds
    time-saving
    tips & techniques
    Prepare the ingredients & start the sauce
    1 Prepare the ingredients & start the sauce

    Fill a large pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water. Cover and heat to boiling on high. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers. Quarter lengthwise; remove the ribs and seeds, then thinly slice crosswise. Cut off and discard the root ends of the bok choy; thinly slice, separating the leaves and stems. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Roughly chop the cashews. Place in a bowl. Add the sesame seeds and a drizzle of olive oil; stir to thoroughly coat. In a separate bowl, combine the soy glaze, black bean-chile sauce, vinegar, and 1/4 cup of water.

    Cook the vegetables
    2 Cook the vegetables

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced peppers and sliced bok choy stems; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 6 minutes, or until slightly softened. Transfer to a bowl and cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan.

    Cook the Beyond Beef™ & onion
    3 Cook the Beyond Beef™ & onion

    In the same pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the Beyond Beef™ and sliced onion; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking apart with a spoon, 5 to 7 minutes, or until browned and the Beyond Beef™ is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Carefully drain off and discard any excess oil.

    Cook the noodles
    4 Cook the noodles

    Meanwhile, to the pot of boiling water, add the noodles, stirring gently to separate. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 4 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot.

    Finish the noodles & serve your dish
    5 Finish the noodles & serve your dish

    To the pot of cooked noodles, add the cooked Beyond Beef™ and onion, cooked vegetables, sliced bok choy leaves, and sauce. Cook on medium-high, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly coated and combined. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished noodles topped with the sesame seed cashews. Enjoy!

    Tips from Home Chefs

    Prepare the ingredients & start the sauce
    1 Prepare the ingredients & start the sauce

    Fill a large pot 3/4 of the way up with salted water. Cover and heat to boiling on high. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers. Quarter lengthwise; remove the ribs and seeds, then thinly slice crosswise. Cut off and discard the root ends of the bok choy; thinly slice, separating the leaves and stems. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Roughly chop the cashews. Place in a bowl. Add the sesame seeds and a drizzle of olive oil; stir to thoroughly coat. In a separate bowl, combine the soy glaze, black bean-chile sauce, vinegar, and 1/4 cup of water.

    2 Cook the vegetables

    In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the sliced peppers and sliced bok choy stems; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 6 minutes, or until slightly softened. Transfer to a bowl and cover with foil to keep warm. Wipe out the pan.

    Cook the vegetables
    Cook the Beyond Beef™ & onion
    3 Cook the Beyond Beef™ & onion

    In the same pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the Beyond Beef™ and sliced onion; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking apart with a spoon, 5 to 7 minutes, or until browned and the Beyond Beef™ is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Carefully drain off and discard any excess oil.

    4 Cook the noodles

    Meanwhile, to the pot of boiling water, add the noodles, stirring gently to separate. Cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 4 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot.

    Cook the noodles
    Finish the noodles & serve your dish
    5 Finish the noodles & serve your dish

    To the pot of cooked noodles, add the cooked Beyond Beef™ and onion, cooked vegetables, sliced bok choy leaves, and sauce. Cook on medium-high, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly coated and combined. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished noodles topped with the sesame seed cashews. Enjoy!

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