If you haven’t tried this easy egg roll in a bowl recipe yet, then you don’t know what you’re missing out on! I sure didn’t get the hype before I tried it, but now that I have, it’s a staple at our house. This recipe has a permanent place in my recipe binder.
If you know me, you know that I feel it’s very important to serve veggie-packed meals to my family, and this recipe makes it easy because the veggies aren’t a side dish, they’re an integral part of the meal the same way they are in creamy asparagus soup.
The flavors of the veggies, seasonings, rice and sausage in this egg roll bowl are on point.
I’ve mentioned this recipe before in our meal prep guide, which shows you how to get your veggies prepped ahead of time to make this an easy five minute meal. I’ve literally been able to walk in the door, put the rice on to cook while I’m putting groceries away, and then cook the rest of the meal within a 5 minute time frame using meal prepping. A lifesaver.
I’ve had a lot of requests for instant pot egg roll in a bowl, so a note on that. you can Add sauté your sausage in the instant pot, add the veggies and rice on top of it, then cook on the rice setting to make this an instant pot meal, but for me, I usually use the instant pot to cook the rice alone, because I like the more robust flavors of sautéing the vegetables in a skillet.
Making this into a low carb egg roll in a bowl is can easily be done by either omitting the rice, or using cauliflower rice – or even miracle noodles.
You can also use that same tip (possibly mine the miracle noodles) to make this a Whole 30 egg roll in a bowl, and also swapping the soy sauce for coconut aminos. Also make sure you use a Whole30 approved oil for cooking, and clean ingredient sausage. You can also find our entire Whole30 meal plan here.
Easy Egg Roll In a Bowl Recipe
Regardless of how you modify it, it’s a winner for an easy, healthy lunch. But that’s just my opinion – you obviously have to try it for yourself. 😉
Don’t be afraid to get creative! You don’t have to stick strictly to the recipe. Change it up and make it your own based on your preferences. Some purple cabbage is pretty, Hamburger or ground turkey in place of sausage is A-okay. Or how about using shredded chicken? Change up the seasoning based on your preferences. Make it yours!
One change I have found myself making from time to time is chopping some pickled ginger to add because I forgot to buy a new ginger root to use. It adds a delicious zing!
Another recipe you might enjoy if you’re a veggie zealot like me is summer Italian Zucchini Soup. So much flavor, so many veggies your kids will be forced to admit are pretty good.
Easy Egg Roll In a Bowl Recipe
- 1 lb pork or turkey sausage
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/2 head of cabbage, chopped
- 2–3 carrots, sliced or shredded
- 2 Tablespoons soy sauce (or liquid aminos)
- 1 teaspoon minced ginger
- 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
- Salt and pepper
- 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
- 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice
- Prepare rice according to package instructions
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, brown sausage, adding onions about half way through
- Drain sausage if necessary (if you’re using a relatively lean sausage, you may be able to skip this step)
- Add remaining vegetables (garlic, cabbage, carrots), and stir fry
- Season to taste with soy sauce, ginger, rice vinegar, salt, and pepper
- Serve with rice
- Garnish with green onions
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