Beef & Broccoli Lo Mein with  Furikake Cashews

Beef & Broccoli Lo Mein

with Furikake Cashews

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This takeout classic gets a gourmet upgrade 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 furikake (a Japanese-style seaweed seasoning) finishes the dish.

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Beef & Broccoli Lo Mein with  Furikake Cashews
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  • 1⅛ lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Fresh Lo Mein Noodles (Previously Frozen)
  • 1 lb Broccoli
  • ⅓ cup Soy Glaze
  • 2 Tbsps Rice Vinegar
  • 3 Tbsps Roasted Cashews
  • 3 Tbsps Savory Black Bean-Chile Sauce
  • 1 tsp Furikake
  • 1 Yellow Onion
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. Wash and dry the broccoli; cut off and discard the bottom 1/2 inch of the stem, then cut the broccoli into small florets. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Roughly chop the cashews. Place in a bowl. Add the furikake 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 beef & onion:
2 Cook the beef & onion:

In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the beef and sliced onion; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 6 to 7 minutes, or until browned and the beef is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Carefully drain off and discard any excess oil. 

Cook the noodles & broccoli:
3 Cook the noodles & broccoli:

Meanwhile, to the pot of boiling water, add the broccoli florets and 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:
4 Finish the noodles & serve your dish:

To the pot of cooked broccoli and noodles, add the cooked beef and onion and sauce. Cook on medium-high, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly coated and heated through. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished noodles topped with the furikake cashews. Enjoy!

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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. Wash and dry the broccoli; cut off and discard the bottom 1/2 inch of the stem, then cut the broccoli into small florets. Halve, peel, and thinly slice the onion. Roughly chop the cashews. Place in a bowl. Add the furikake 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 beef & onion:

In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the beef and sliced onion; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the meat apart with a spoon, 6 to 7 minutes, or until browned and the beef is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Carefully drain off and discard any excess oil. 

Cook the beef & onion:
Cook the noodles & broccoli:
3 Cook the noodles & broccoli:

Meanwhile, to the pot of boiling water, add the broccoli florets and 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. 

4 Finish the noodles & serve your dish:

To the pot of cooked broccoli and noodles, add the cooked beef and onion and sauce. Cook on medium-high, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly coated and heated through. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. Serve the finished noodles topped with the furikake cashews. Enjoy!

Finish the noodles & serve your dish: