Easy and Affordable Egg Roll in a Bowl Recipe: Keto Friendly!
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I am all about dinners that can be made quickly that are also super delicious and good for you. I love all Asian cuisine and this deconstructed egg roll was a great way to taste buds as well create a meal that my family loved.
This recipe is made with shredded carrots, cabbage, sausage, garlic. Oceans you could use in case you want some of these items on hand. The meal prep for this is easy and ingredients are affordable!
Easy and Affordable Egg Roll in a Bowl Recipe
In our house we have a few go to meals everybody loves, or affordable, and easy to make, and that I often have a mini of the ingredients. Believe me when I tell you that this recipe was one of my favorites. I tried a few different regions until I need it on this one that I absolutely loved. It was full of flavor and the prep was easy peasy!
Can we talk about the leftovers? I personally think this meal tasted better on day two because it had some time to soak up the sauce. It is full of asian flavor!
Lastly, this only uses one pot! You know what that means...less dishes! That's always a win for me.
Egg roll without the wrap
I love this recipe because you get all the great flavors of an egg roll without the greasy wrapper that the egg rolls are filled it. Egg rolls aren't historically the most nutritious food for you, but all the things inside are. This egg roll in a bowl recipe is a perfect way to get all of you healthy goodness of an egg roll without the high carb wrapper.
For this recipe, you'll need all the yummy inner workings of an egg roll.
Ground Pork: For a healthier alternative, you could use ground turkey or ground chicken, but I personally think ground pork gives it a bit more flavor.
Carrots: This dish uses shredded carrots--they add extra flavor and extra color to your dish. You can purchase shredded carrots, or use a food processor to shred carrots yourself.
Tip: use a ninja hand shredder to shred baby carrots
Cabbage: Cabbage is the bulk of this one-pot recipe. I used green cabbage, but if you're looking to add even more color to your dish, you could mix some purple cabbage in, too.
Garlic & Onions: Personally, these are must haves in most of my recipes! I used a sweet onion, but you could use a red onion, too. I also added green onions for serving.
Ginger and Sesame seeds: These are staples in any asian inspired dish that I cook. You could use real ginger, I substituted with ginger paste because I already had some on hand. I used pre-minced garlic, but you could use fresh garlic as well.
Sesame Oil: This ingredient is a must use! I always have this on hand for asian inspired dishes. It's super flavorful and in my opinion, cannot be replaced by sesame seeds alone.
Vinegar: Rice vinegar is another ingredient I always have in my pantry. If you don't, you can substitute apple cider vinegar, too.
Soy Sauce: I love soy sauce, but you can make a few substitutions to support your dietary needs. You can substitute Tamari Sauce to make this dish gluten free and use liquid coconut aminos if you eat a soy free diet.
How to Serve
There's a few ways you can choose to serve this dish:
Over a bed of white rice
Over a bed of brown rice
Over a bed of cauliflower rice (low-carb)
Over a bed of quinoa
All by itself!
Tip: Cook in a large wok or large cast iron skillet
How to make Easy and Affordable Egg Roll in a Bowl Recipe
Keep reading for the step-by-step instructions on how to make this easy and affordable egg roll in a bowl recipe.
In your pan, heat olive oil. Add Ground pork and saute over medium heat.
Cook for 5-6 minutes or until pork is almost cooked through.
Push pork to the side and add your onion and garlic. Saute for 4-5 more minutes.
Add shredded carrots and ginger, mix all together, saute for 3-4 more minutes.
Pour chicken broth into the pan, continue mixing.
Add cabbage, soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic powder. Stir together and cover with a lid. Let simmer for 13-15 minutes on low heat or until cabbage is tender.
Add sesame seeds and green onions to serve.
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I hope you enjoy! Happy cooking!
Talk to you soon,