Whole 30/Low Carb/Keto “Crack Slaw” Recipe

I promised you guys that I would post my recipe for Whole 30 compliant “crack slaw”. I found many recipes online that were VERY close to being Whole 30 compliant, but not quite…and on day 25, I couldn’t have “not quite Whole 30″ as an option! This recipe is also great for a low carb/keto/LCHF lifestyle as well. So so good for anyone, really :)

This is a super simple recipe and doesn’t take long at all. You can add different/more/less spices and sauces as you see fit, but this worked and it worked WELL! Even my picky hubby likes it! I call that a win! ALSO…there are certain things, such as the homemade sriracha & coconut aminos that you can substitute with regular store bought sriracha & soy sauce if you are NOT doing Whole 30. You can also use any ground meat you prefer. I believe ground beef works best for this specific recipe, but if you prefer ground turkey or ground chicken…by all means, go for it!! Here’s all you need:

Crack Slaw!


1 lb. ground Beef (or Turkey or Chicken or Pork)

2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil (you can also use coconut oil, sesame oil, ghee, Kerrygold butter…whatever works for you)

1-2 tablespoons of minced garlic

2 tablespoons of diced onions

14 oz. bag of coleslaw mix (or you can just shred cabbage if you don’t want the add ins) ((EDIT: I just found the Green Giant Fresh Southwest Vegetable Blend at Walmart & it is DELISH in this! Best batch I’ve ever made!))

3 tablespoons of coconut aminos (tastes like soy sauce without the soy & salt…soooo good!)

Salt & pepper to taste

2 tablespoon sriracha (this recipe is from Nom Nom Paleo minus the honey!…love their site!!)

You can also add any types of seasonings you want to this! If you want to add garlic powder instead of or on top of the minced garlic, that would be great! There are many ways to season this & it is all by preference.  If you aren’t doing Whole30, soy sauce would be fine if you prefer that. And if you don’t like the taste of soy sauce, leave it out completely & add some extra spices. When I say this recipe can be VERY modified, I mean it! :) I feel if you have the cabbage, the protein, and the olive oil, anything else you add with taste delicious and amplify the basic dish!


1) Brown ground beef and season with salt, pepper, and garlic to taste. Remove from pan and set aside.

2) Saute onions, cabbage, & garlic in olive oil & cook until the tenderness you prefer (I like mine more cooked than most)

3) Add in coconut aminos, sriracha, salt & pepper

4) Add ground beef back into the cabbage & mix well

5) Serve warm & top with sriracha (optional), salt, & pepper as desired per serving!


Let me know if you try this & what you think! And also if you make any substitutions or add something & you think it tastes great, let us know!! :) Enjoy!!!


  1. I’m so excited to try this as I start my day 1 whole 30 you are such an inspiration!

  2. I finally made this today after having saved the recipe since you posted it. Oh my gosh, it was sooo good! Since I’m not doing whole 30, I used reduced sodium soy sauce instead of coconut aminos. This recipe is a keeper and I’ll be making this often- so easy to make!

  3. Lisa McManes says:

    LOVED this. Even my picky 8 year old liked it. I am going to try it without meat next time and add mushrooms. :-).

  4. Where can you get the aminos? ?? Not sure if Walmart has them? I love 1 stop shopping. ..

  5. Looks so yummy!! How many servings would you say this makes?

  6. I just made some and am eating it as I read this. This is the second time I’ve made it and I do love it!

  7. Maida Millan says:

    This is my third time making this! I added very finely chopped organic portabella mushrooms, and about a tablespoon of chopped cilantro. Mixed up sesame oil with Kerrygold Butter! I used Bragg Liquid Aminos in moderation and organic grass fed ground beef. This is a fabulous and quick dinner which has been a huge hit!


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