We had soup two nights in a row, and the hubs gave them both high marks. That Pioneer Woman is amazing. I, of course, followed her recipes for the two soups (this one and this one). They were wonderfully delightful.
But tonight, we went for a super simple dinner - lo mein. It was so easy to put together. From fridge to table in 30 minutes. It always takes me a little longer, though, because I can be rather disorganized in the kitchen. And there's that little toddler person always at my feet.
That little toddler person was really helpful tonight. Kid climbed up into his learning tower and stirred some Cheerios. He then added in some applesauce, and helped to "chop" the mushrooms. And by chop the mushrooms, I mean whack them with a wooden spoon. He was occupied and happy, which made dinner making so much easier!
Anyway...Beef Lo Mein.
What you need:
- 1 flank steak
- 1 cup of carrots, julienned
- 16 ounces of mushrooms, sliced
- 8 ounces of snow peas
- 2 tablespoons minced garlic
- 1 package lo mein noodles (or thin spaghetti noodles)
- 6 tablespoons tamari sauce (or soy sauce)
- 3 teaspoons sesame oil
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 2 teaspoons sriracha
- 1.5 teaspoons ground ginger
- olive oil
What you do:
- Cook the noodles according the the package directions.
- Slice the flank steak into thin, bite-sized strips. Cook it through. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, mushrooms, and carrots. Stir frequently; cook until tender. This part only takes about 5 minutes. Probably less. Add the snow peas.
- While the veggies are cooking, mix together the remaining ingredients (tamari sauce through ground ginger) in a bowl.
- Add your noodles to the skillet with the veggies and meat. Pour the sauce over the top and stir to coat everything.
- Eat it up and smile because your husband says, "this is another top 5 meal!" I know, I know. I've said that a few different times. I think he says it far too frequently. But I don't care.