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Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

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Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 12
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Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce leaves add refreshing crunch to a Thai-seasoned filling. They go from start to finish in 30 minutes.

Ingredients

1 1/4
lb ground turkey
1/4
cup chopped green onions (4 medium)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon chopped fresh mint
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
2
tablespoons fish sauce
3
tablespoons creamy peanut butter
2
teaspoons garlic and red chile paste
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
cup shredded carrots
1/3
cup chopped salted peanuts
12
medium Bibb lettuce leaves, rinsed, patted dry with paper towel

Directions

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook turkey over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain and return to skillet. Stir in green onions, cilantro, mint, lime juice, fish sauce, peanut butter, chile paste, sugar and red pepper flakes. Cook 3 to 4 minutes longer or until hot.
  • 2 To serve, spoon 2 heaping tablespoons turkey mixture, 2 tablespoons carrots and 1 teaspoon peanuts onto each lettuce leaf; wrap around filling. Serve warm.
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Tips  

Expert Tips

These can also be served with a store-bought spicy peanut sauce.

We recommend Bibb lettuce for this recipe because of its sturdiness.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Lettuce Wrap
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
80
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
(
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
320mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
(
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
,
Sugars
2g
)
Protein
12g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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