One-Pan Keto Crack Slaw
Keto crack slaw recipe & content provided by Ryan Carter, Livevitae
As the name suggests, keto crack slaw is an addictive weeknight meal packed with flavor. All the ingredients magically combine to make a punchy and umami-rich stir fry. This Asian-inspired slaw also keeps carbs low while filling your dish with micronutrients and polyphenols.
Related: Low-Carb Beef Stir Fry
Keto crack slaw takes 15 minutes from start to finish, and you can make it even faster with a prepackaged cole slaw mix instead of chopping your own cabbage. The combination of fresh ginger and coconut aminos creates a rich sauce with minimal cook time. While this version calls for beef, you can incorporate any pastured ground meat you have on-hand for delicious results.
One-Pan Keto Crack Slaw
Start to Finish: 15 minutes
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced (optional)
- 3-inch fresh ginger root, grated
- 5 ounces 80/20 grass-fed ground beef
- 1/3 medium red cabbage, finely shredded
- 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut aminos
- 2 medium carrots, grated (optional)
- 1 medium kohlrabi, outer skin removed sliced into 1/4-inch matchsticks
- 1 fennel bulb, finely sliced
- Sliced green onion, fresh dill, pomegranate seeds (optional), and lemon wedges to serve
- In a wide saucepan on medium heat, add coconut oil.
- When oil has heated, add garlic and ginger. Stir for 2 minutes until softened.
- Increase the temperature of the pan to medium-high heat.
- Add ground beef and break up into crumbles. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
- Place cabbage and fennel in the pan. Stir and continue cooking for 2 minutes.
- Add coconut aminos and carrot (if using). Cook for 2 more minutes.
- Remove crack slaw from the heat. Add kohlrabi and a squeeze of lemon juice.
- Divide among two plates.
- Add garnishes, season to taste, and serve warm.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving):
- Calories: 448.5
- Protein: 23g
- Total Carbs: 23.5g
- Fiber: 8.7g
- Sugars: 16.7g
- Net Carbs: 14.8g
- Total Fat: 25.7g
- Saturated Fat: 10.9g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.8g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 10.5g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 62.4mg
- Sodium: 333.5mg
- Potassium: 1444.1mg
- Vitamin A: 12752.5mg
- Vitamin C: 132.1mg
- Calcium: 167.9mg
- Iron: 4.2mg
- Zinc: 5.1mg
Note on ingredients: Fermented foods like coconut aminos are suspect on the Bulletproof Diet because they can increase levels of histamine — a chemical your body produces that can cause inflammation in excess. Read more about histamines and how to check your tolerance here. Avoid eating garlic often: It inhibits alpha brain waves, could affect your mood, and could be moldy. Cabbage can be moderately high in oxalates — a type of antinutrient that can cause muscle pain, kidney stones, or thyroid imbalances. To reduce oxalates, steam cabbage separately and drain cooking water before incorporating in this recipe.
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