Dorothy's Chow Mein Hot Dish

Dorothy's Chow Mein Hot Dish Recipe

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Karen McBride


I was a hair stylist for 30 plus years. Every day was a recipe exchange! I got this one from a very dear lady that came faithfully, every week during my entire career, to have her hair styled. This is not the usual Chow Mein Hot Dish recipe, but the best!


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40 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 small
    package chow mein noodles
  • 1/2 medium
    chopped onion
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of tomato soup
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 tsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 c
    chopped celery
  • 1 c
    celery juice
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil

How to Make Dorothy's Chow Mein Hot Dish


  1. Brown ground beef and onion in oil. Drain.
  2. Cook celery separately in about 1 cup water until tender enough for your preference (remembering it will cook more as dish bakes).
  3. Strain celery, reserving liquid and adding enough water to equal 1 cup if needed.
  4. Mix all ingredients together in fry pan with the meat and onion.
  5. Put layer of noodles in bottom of greased casserole, then layer of the meat mixture. Layer remainder of meat mixture and noodles, ending with noodles on top.
  6. Bake covered at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 10 minutes until noodles on top are golden brown.

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About Dorothy's Chow Mein Hot Dish

Course/Dish: Beef
Hashtags: #Casserole, #hotdish

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