LID recipe: egg roll in a bowl

Chinese take-out…but make it LID. This dinner is so easy to make and you can throw in whatever veggies you have laying around. Fresh ginger is a must, peel with a spoon for easy skin removal.

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Servings: 2-4


  • 1.5 lbs ground pork/turkey/chicken
  • 16 oz bagged coleslaw
  • 1/2 c chopped carrot matchsticks
  • 1/2 c chopped purple cabbage
  • sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 sweet onion sliced
  • 2 tsp sesame seed oil
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp fresh chopped ginger
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • Green onions and jalapeno to garnish (chopped)


  1. Heat skillet over medium with sesame oil. Add in garlic and onions, cook for 2-3 min
  2. Add in ground meat and brown for 5 minutes, drain any access grease
  3. Add bagged coleslaw, carrots, purple cabbage, mushrooms, onion powder and ginger. Stir mixing all veggies and meat together – cook for 5 min
  4. Add the rice vinegar and a splash more sesame seed oil, mix together and cook over low heat for 8-10 min until veggies are soft
  5. Garnish with green onion and jalapeño if desired!


  • For some added spice, top with red pepper flakes
  • Cook mixture on low for less if you like more of a veggie crunch
  • Season with non-iodized/non sea salt and pepper

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