by Bailey Zygutis, Nutritionist, Vitruvian Fitness
This type of food dates back to ancient China, likely hitting U.S. shores with the first Chinese settlers in the mid- 1800s. Although one story has a Chinese chef in New York City inventing the egg roll in the early 1930s. Hmm?
- 2 cups Broccoli slaw mix (shredded carrots, broccoli, cabbage)
- 1/2 lg Yellow onion
- 1 lb Ground beef (90/10)
- 2 tbs Sesame oil
- 1 tsp Granulated garlic
- 2 tsp Ground ginger
- 2 tbs Soy sauce
- 1 tbs Rice vinegar
- 1 tsp Fish sauce Pink salt
- White pepper
- Heat large saucepan to medium-high, add sesame oil.
- In a second pan cook ground beef.
- Chop onions, and add to the first pan to combine with sesame oil and broccoli slaw. Sprinkle in salt, white pepper, garlic and ginger.
- Let veggies soften; drain beef of excess fat; combine.
- Add soy sauce, vinegar, fish sauce and stir.
- Heat an addition 3-5 minutes for flavors to meld, turn off heat, serve.
Serves 3 – 4 | Prep Time 25 min
Food for Thought
Consuming more low-carb meals comprised of real, whole, nutrient-dense foods (like this one!) can help to promote weight loss without depriving the body of necessary nutrients. A win-win!