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Budget Friendly Egg Roll in a Bowl

Egg Roll in a Bowl is fast, easy, delicious and filling. The recipe calls for cheap ingredients and can be customized based on what is on sale. Try this budget friendly Keto recipe today!

Keyword Keto, Keto on a Budget, Keto Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 1/4 pound spicy ground pork (or beef)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 medium shredded carrot
  • option, can substitute a bag of coleslaw mix for the cabbage/carrot
  • 2 TBSP toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 TBSP minced ginger
  • 2 TBSP chopped green onion
  • 1 TBSP rice vinegar
  • 2 TBSP coconut aminos (or soy sauce)
  • 1 TBSP toasted sesame seeds (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat a large high-sided skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook, breaking the meat into small pieces as it cooks, for approximately 5-6 minutes. Once sausage is no longer pink, remove from heat and carefully drain excess grease from pan.

    Safety Tip: Wipe off any excess fat that drips down the side of the pan before returning to burner.

  2. Return skillet to heat. Add water and scrape up brown bits from the bottom of the pan with a spatula. Reduce heat to medium and add shredded cabbage, carrots, sesame oil, ginger, and green onions. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and cook, stirring frequently, until the cabbage wilts and the carrot softens, approximately 4-5 minutes. 

  3. Add rice vinegar and coconut aminos and stir to combine.Cook another 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat and transfer to a serving platter or bowl. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds, if using,and serve immediately. Enjoy!