Lunchbreak: Unstuffed Eggrolls with Cauliflower Salad

Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough, Director of Nutrition Programs and Executive Chef for Northern Illinois Food Bank

Northern Illinois Food Bank

273 Dearborn Court, Geneva

www.solvehungertoday.org

(630) 443-6910

Additional locations in: Rockford, Joliet, Park City

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American Diabetes Association – www.diabetes.org

Recipes:

Unstuffed Eggroll with Cauliflower Salad

 

Unstuffed Eggroll

Serves: 4 servings                                Serving Size: Approx. 1½ cups

Prep Time: 2 minutes                         Cook Time: 15 minutes

 Ingredients:

  • 1 pound lean ground pork
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 16 ounce bag tricolor coleslaw
  • 2 tablespoons lite, gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 green onions, sliced

 Directions

  • Season pork with ¼ teaspoon black pepper and garlic powder. Sauté pork in a large skillet over medium-high heat until completely cooked. Drain fat if needed. Remove pork from pan and set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in pan and add garlic; saute for 30 seconds. Add bagged coleslaw, soy sauce, ginger and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Cook for 6 minutes, stirring frequently. Add pork back to pan and top with green onions; heat for 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve over brown rice or “cauliflower rice” if desired.

 

Cauliflower Rice Salad

Serves: 4                                               Serving Size: 1 cup

Prep Time: 15 minutes                       Cook Time: 30 minutes

 Salad

  • 12 ounces cauliflower rice (frozen or homemade*—see step 1 for directions how to make)
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons sliced kalamata olives

 Dressing

  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ tablespoon Dijon mustard

*Make your own cauliflower rice by placing cauliflower florets in a food processor and processing until rice-like consistency (be careful not to overprocess).

Directions

  • In a salad bowl, combine all salad ingredients.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients.
  • Pour dressing over salad and serve with reduced-fat feta cheese, if desired.
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