ic Kathe With an E: Grandma's Chop Suey Recipe

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Grandma's Chop Suey Recipe

A few weeks ago I filled in with a guest post over at my friend Jamie's blog,
I mean it when I say, Jamie's blog is my go-to when I need to find something amazing to cook or bake for Mr. B.
Jamie was kind enough to cover for me last Fall while I was away at my oldest son's wedding and I was so pleased that I could return the favor! 
Thank you so much, Jamie!
I shared one of Mr. B's favorite meals. Mr. B craves comfort food. 
Comfort food to him means one of his Grandmother's favorite recipes,
and today I am sharing one of those with you, her Chop Suey.
Kathe With An E~Homemade Chop Suey
This is such a quick and easy meal to make. It's so much better than take out, you'll find yourself craving it too!

Grandma's Chop Suey
1 pound ground beef
1/4 onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 can bean sprouts, drained and rinsed
Pinch of sugar
4 good dashes low sodium soy sauce, to taste
4 cups cabbage, diced
Salt and pepper, to taste

Brown and drain the ground beef and return to skillet. Stir in the onions, celery and bean sprouts. Add the sugar and soy sauce and mix in thoroughly. Top with the cabbage, cover and heat until the cabbage is wilted, stirring often. Serve with the sweet and sour sauce and chow mein noodles.

Homemade Chop Suey
Homemade Chop Suey
Sweet & Sour Sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 cup vinegar
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Combine the ketchup, vinegar, sugar and water in a sauce pan and bring to a low boil. in a small bowl, add a little cold water to the cornstarch and mix until you have a smooth slurry. Add the cornstarch slurry to the sauce and stir until thickened.
Homemade Chop Suey





And there you have it!  A tasty dinner on the table in no time!
Kathe With An E~Homemade Chop Suey
I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

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51 comments:

  1. Kathe, this chop suey recipe looks so good. I'm printing this one off, so I can make it soon. It really does look like the Chinese version of Southern Comfort Food. Thanks for sharing this with us!

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  2. Kathe, I was fighting coming over here, but the tempting photo made me. It looks and sounds delicious - so savory! I wish there was blog-o-smell!

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  3. Sounds yummy - thanks for linking up at the Pinterest Power Party!

    Danielle
    SewMuchCrafting.com

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  4. I haven't had chop suey in years!! Have to give this a try. xo

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  5. Yummylicious! It's about time I make some instead of buying it every sunday, lol!!! Thank you so much for sharing Kathe! Have a great day!
    Hugs.
    Lizy

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  6. Oh my. Another way of cooking Chopsuey. The title actually catch my attention because we also have Asian Chopsuey. It is quite different because you are using Sweet and Sour Sauce. Never thought of this. Very interesting recipe. Hopefully, I'll try when I have the chance.

    I would like to invite you to join Pin It Monday Hop Where you pin and get pinned (LINK). You can share up to 4 post. If you get a chance, I'd love for you to stop by and join us. I hope to see you there.

    Judy
    http://www.pursuitoffunctionalhome.com/
    http://www.kusinaniinday.blogspot.com/

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  7. This sounds so yummy. I wrote it all down. Now if I can only find the noodles in Italy.

    Cheers. I found you from The Shabby Creek Cottage.

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  8. It has been years and years since I ate chop suey! My Mom loved it and would order it every time we went to her favorite Chinese restaurant. I guess I never really though about all the ingredients that go into it. It's actually a fairly healthy dish!

    Glad to see this recipe! Maybe my Mom will come over and have some with me! :-) Have a good weekend!

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  9. I like chop suey but have never made it. You've certainly made it seem simple enough so it might be a good time to try it, especially since I'm still craving Asian flavors.

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  10. Just pinned this! I can't wait to try it out!

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  11. Hi Kathe, I am new to your blog and saw that you are on bloglovin so I put you on the list. I just saw the recipe you have posted for Chop Suey and I am going to make it for my family. I love trying new recipes and I love to cook. I showed the picture to my hubby and he said for me to try it. Thanks for sharing it. Please visit my blog at julieslifestyle.blogspot.com I love cooking, knit/crochet. Take care, Julie x

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  12. I remember my mom making something like this every two weeks or so when I was a kid! :)

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  13. This looks good! I'm following now from the blog hop. Just added our links :)

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  14. Hi Kathe, I'm stopping by and following you from the Bloglovin party. Your chop seuy looks delish!! I'll have to try it. My mom used to make something like this. Thanks, Kathe - Amy

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  15. Oh man this is getting made soon! love it!
    Id love for you stop by and share this at our party!

    http://www.lifewelive4.com/2013/04/love-it-list-it-linky-party-6.html

    Laura

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  16. Kathe this looks and sounds wonderful. Thank you for sharing at the hop, your participation males the hop extra special. Big Hugs P.S. the new giveaway will be posted tomorrow!

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  17. I'm a new follower, I'm going to love your blog!

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  18. My DH would love this! His Sis-in-law makes him chop suey with pork all the time. This could be his new favorite if I make it for him.
    Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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  19. You're right! Jamie's blog is a great resource for baking and cooking! THanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

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  20. This Chop Suey looks so delicious! I'd love for you to link up a few yummy recipes at my weekend link party@The Weekend re-Treat!
    on The Best Blog Recipes!

    Hope to see you there!

    Shauna
    http://thebestblogrecipes.blogspot.com/
    http://ready2loseweight.blogspot.com/

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  21. Ohh... girl now this looks yum yum give me some good!

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  22. Thanks for sharing your grandmother's recipe! It looks so heartwarming and delicious, I can't wait to make it. Thanks for participating in Foodie Friday!

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  23. Oh yes, I love chop suey. Think I will make grandmother's recipe tomorrow. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  24. this looks great! I can see doing this for a fast lunch!

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  25. This sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing at through my creative mind!

    Stop by tomorrow (Sat) for a special linky party
    Throughmycreativemind.blogspot.com

    Jen

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  26. Following you gfc through Paula's No Rules Blog Hop. If you get the time please follow me back at Evoluchun's Miscellaneous

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  27. I'm your latest linky follower. The recipe looks good! I'm visiting from Paula's hop too. :)

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  28. Great to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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  29. Yummy! :)

    Thanks for linking up at the Link Up this week! :)

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  30. Yum! This looks really tasty.

    I'd love for you to link this up to Wonderful Food Wednesday this week.. or one or two other recipes if you'd like. We're always ready to go on All She Cooks at 7pm Central on Tuesday, if you'd like to join us. http://allshecooks.com

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  31. Thanks for the recipe - I cannot eat soy sauce at all, but I know people who will love this!

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  32. This looks great Kathe!! Thanks for sharing!

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  33. My grandmother also used to make this dish :) I have to say though, this recipe looks easier and a bit tastier, so I am going to Pin it. It brings back memories of Grandma though! Thanks for sharing.

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  34. I'm getting hungry just looking at all these wonderful recipes! Thanks for sharing.
    Donna from www.nannydonnascorner.blogspot.ca

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  35. Yum! Thank so much for sharing at Time to Sparkle Tuesday! Can't wait to see what you link up next week : )
    xoxo Liz

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  36. OOOh, Yum, Kathe! This looks and sounds delicious! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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  37. This dinner does sound easy and good! I love a dinner that comes together quickly!

    Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe at the In and Out of the Kitchen Link party. I look forward to seeing what you bring next week.

    Cynthia at http://FeedingBig.com

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  38. I haven't had chop suey in years. Will have to try!

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  39. This looks great Kathe! I love Chinese food but my husband hates it. lol I'll have to make this for me though. Thanks for linking up at Transformed Tuesday.

    Hugs,
    Peggy~PJH Designs

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  40. It looks great. I'll have to give it a try.

    Heidi’s Wanderings

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  41. Looks like a delicious and quick-to-make recipe...my favorite kind! Thanks for sharing at The Shady Porch Rock N Share! Blessings, D

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  42. Looks and sounds healthy! Thanks for sharing on Tried and True Recipes! http://rediscovermom.blogspot.com/2013/04/tried-and-true-recipes-7.html

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  43. Mmmm - looks so yummy and full of flavour! Thanks so much for sharing at Project Inspired linky party - I pinned this to our group party pinboard! Tx! Heather xo

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  44. Kathe, this looks amazing!! YUM!! Just pinned. Thanks so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent. Have an awesome weekend. :)
    XOXO
    Kathy

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  45. Thank you again for sharing this over at my place :) This is on my list of things to try now that life is kinda back to normal! Thanks so much for linking up to All My Bloggy Friends!

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  46. Oeehhh, that looks absolutely yummy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for sharing the recipe at the FineCraftGuild.com recipe linky party. Love this, Kathe!

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