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Crack Slaw with with Three Ingredient Comeback Sauce Recipe

An easy ground beef and shredded cabbage dish, using bagged cole slaw mix, sesame oil, sriracha and ginger.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil more if needed once the slaw is added
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground beef see notes
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • salt pepper
  • 1 bag cole slaw mix shredded cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha

Comeback Sauce

  • 8 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon tamari sauce or soy sauce more if needed


  • Saute the garlic in the oil just to soften.
  • Add ground beef that has been seasoned with salt and pepper
  • After meat is browned, add in the cole slaw mix.
  • Mix thoroughly. It will seem like a lot of cabbage, but it will cook down.
  • Add in sesame oil, ground ginger, sriraacha.
  • Season to taste. You may need to add more oil.

Comeback Sauce

  • Mix mayonnaise and sriracha together.
  • Add tamari sauce one teaspoon at a time. Add as much as you need to taste, but not so much as to make this salty.


You can mix half ground pork, half ground beef for more flavor