Pork Filled Cabbage Dumplings Recipe

Low Carb Keto Cabbage Wrapped Dumplings

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This Pork Filled Cabbage Dumpling recipe uses steamed cabbage leaves in place of dough, so it’s a much healthier way to make this classic Chinese appetizer.




  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bulb ginger (1 tablespoon), minced
  • 2 scallions including dark green ends, sliced
  • 3/4 pound ground pork
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon Roasted Chicken Better Than Bouillon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon almond flour


  • 8 cabbage leaves (1/2 cabbage)

Dipping Sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili oil


Step 1.  In a large bowl, mix together the garlic, ginger, scallions, ground pork, egg, Better Than Bouillon, salt, pepper, almond flour, and coconut aminos. Knead the meat mixture with your hands until all of the ingredients are smoothly mixed together.

Step 2.  Bring a large pot of water to a boil.  Core the cabbage and boil for 10 minutes.

Step 3.  Allow the cabbage to cool enough to work with.  Gently peel off the cabbage leaves. Cut each leaf in half and cut out the remaining stems.

Step 4.  Drop a tablespoon of filling on a cabbage leaf.  Fold up the sides of the cabbage and roll it up.

Step 5.  Add the dumplings to a steaming basket and steam for 10 minutes until cooked through.

Step 6.  Whisk the dipping sauce ingredients together and serve.



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