Low-Carb Lazy Egg Roll Bowls
frying pan for egg rolls

Normally, Laziness + Egg rolls = closest Panda Express drive-through.

For those of us watching our carbs and our cabooses, a lazy man’s egg roll can still be easy, delicious, and scratch that fried foods craving itch right where you needed it.

Ditch the high-fat high-carb wrappers, lean up your ground meat choice and stuff it with filling and fiber-full shaved veggies like cabbage, carrots, broccoli and bean sprouts. You’ve got yourself a quick and delicious egg roll unwrapped, dumped into a bowl, eaten with chopsticks (or with a fork), and enjoyed as the perfect low-carb Chinese take-in food.

1 lb extra-lean ground beef, turkey or chicken

6 cups bagged coleslaw mix, broccoli slaw mix, shredded cabbage, or a combination

¼ cup green onion, chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced

1 Tbsp soy sauce or tamari

1 Tbsp sesame oil

Heat a wok or large skillet over medium heat. Add the ground beef and cook until completely browned and cooked through, stirring often.

Add the coleslaw mix, garlic, ginger and soy sauce the beef and continue cooking and stirring for another 4 minutes, until the coleslaw has softened.

Scoop into bowls, top with chopped green onions, drizzle with sesame oil and serve.

Serves 4.

Nutrition facts per serving: 259 calories/12g total fat (5g saturated fat)/5g total carbs (2g dietary fiber)/25g protein


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