Beef & Cabbage Stir Fry

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This recipe is rated 4.86 out of 5 stars and deserves the status. Switch things up and use ground turkey instead of ground beef. Either way, it’s delicious! Budget Bytes also breaks down the cost- this recipe is $7.14 total, making it $1.79 per serving.




  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp sriracha
  • 1/2 Tbsp brown sugar


  • 1/2 head green cabbage
  • 2 carrots
  • 3 green onions
  • 1/2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1/2 lb. lean ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • Pinch of salt and pepper

GARNISHES (optional)

  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp sriracha



  1. Prepare the stir fry sauce in a small bowl; stir and set aside.
  2. Shred the vegetables so they are ready to go when you need them.
    • Shred one half the cabbage (4-6 cups once shredded and save the other half for another recipe)
    • Peel carrots, then use a cheese grater to shred them (1 cup shredded)
    • Slice green onions and mince two cloves of garlic
    • Peel a knob of ginger then grate it using a small-holed cheese grater
  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add the cooking oil, ground beef,
    garlic, ginger, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook the beef browned (about five
  2. Add the cabbage and carrots to the skillet and cook until the cabbage is slightly wilted (or fully wilted, if you prefer), stirring as needed.
  3. Stir in the prepared sauce and the green onions.
  4. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and a drizzle of sriracha before serving.


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