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Asian Lettuce Wraps

This quick, easy, healthy recipe is perfect for a weeknight meal. Packed with flavor, you would never guess it's gluten and dairy free. So light and refreshing! Excellent leftover as well.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Serves: 6


1 lb ground meat

1 Tbsp peanut oil

1 bunch green onions, sliced (reserve some for garnish)

1 red bell pepper, diced

1 carrot, shredded

1 can water chestnuts, diced

1 head butter leaf lettuce

Peanuts for garnish

Sriracha sauce (optional)


3 Tbsp soy sauce

3 Tbsp sesame oil

1 Tbsp white vinegar

1 Tbsp peanut butter

1 Tbsp honey

2 tsp sweet chili sauce

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp ginger


-Heat peanut oil in large skillet over medium heat

-Add diced onion, saute for approximately 5 minutes or until it starts to become translucent

-Add ground meat, saute until nearly done

-Add red bell pepper and carrots, saute for approximately 3 more minutes

-Add water chestnuts

-Reduce heat to low

-Combine all ingredients for sauce in a separate bowl

-Add sauce to meat mixture, thoroughly combine

-Allow to simmer approximately 5 minutes

-Separate butter lettuce into individual lettuce cups

-Scoop mixture it to lettuce cups

-Top with peanuts and green onion

-Add sriracha sauce for a touch of heat

Pairs well with fried rice

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