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Grandma's Hamburger Chop Suey


Another favorite recipe, courtesy of Grandma. Serve over hot cooked rice and topped with chow mein noodles.













Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium


1 pound celery heart
(approx. 1 pkg.), sliced diagonally
1 large sweet vidalia onions
8 cups mung bean sprouts
4 (15 or 16 oz. cans), drained, liquid reserved
2 pounds ground beef, lean
or ground sirloin, browned in skillet, any fat skimmed off
cup soy sauce, dark
¼ cup oriental sauce
brown gravy sauce or oriental sesame sauce
¾ teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground
1 ½ tablespoons sugar
¼ cup all-purpose flour
½ cup water


Simmer celery in reserved bean sprout liquid in Dutch oven or stock pot for 15 minutes; add onion and continue cooking for 15 minutes. Add ground beef, soy sauce, brown gravy/sauce and bean sprouts. Stir; add the sugar; mix well.

Combine the flour and water to make a paste. Slowly whisk into the chop suey to slightly thicken. Continue to simmer, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes.

Serve over hot cooked white rice and topped with crispy chow mein noodles, if desired.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 169g (6.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24842% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 75mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 54g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 4% Iron 19%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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