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Lettuce Bundles

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Easy appetizers ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy tasty lettuce wraps with zesty citrus sauce.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1/2
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel
2
heads butterhead (Boston or Bibb) lettuce, separated into 24 medium leaves (or 12 large leaves, cut in half)
1
large red bell pepper, cut into thin 2-inch-long strips (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/2
English cucumber, cut into julienne (matchstick-cut) strips (1 cup)
1
cup julienne (matchstick-cut) carrots

Directions

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, stir orange juice, sugar, cornstarch and pepper flakes with wire whisk until cornstarch is completely dissolved. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Boil 1 minute, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar and orange peel. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, on center of each lettuce leaf, place equal amounts of bell pepper, cucumber and carrots; roll up, leaving ends open. Secure with toothpick; place on serving platter. Serve bundles with sauce.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 15
  • Fat 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Sodium 0mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
15
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

These fresh-tasting little bites can be made up to 3 hours ahead.

Cut the remaining half of the cucumber into 1/4-inch-thick slices and place on a serving plate to be used as additional dippers for the sauce.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/19/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
15
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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