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Spicy Lettuce Wraps

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Now you can make your own Asian lettuce wraps at home and these are extra special!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

1
cup bran cereal shreds
2
tablespoons soy sauce plus water to make 1/2 cup
1
package (20 oz) lean (at least 93%) ground turkey
1 1/2
cups julienne (matchstick-cut) carrots
1
cup chopped onion
1/3
cup Thai peanut sauce
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
to 4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
15
leaves Bibb or iceberg lettuce

Directions

  • 1 Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and finely crush with rolling pin or meat mallet (or finely crush in food processor).
  • 2 In large bowl, mix crushed cereal and soy sauce-water mixture. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3 Thoroughly mix turkey into cereal mixture. Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add turkey mixture, carrots and onion; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix peanut sauce and lime juice until blended. Stir into turkey mixture. Cover; cook 5 to 7 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally, until carrots are crisp-tender and flavors are blended. Stir in cilantro.
  • 5 To serve, spoon about 1/3 cup turkey mixture into each lettuce leaf.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 290
  • Fat 11g
  • Saturated Fat 2 1/2g
  • Sodium 540mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
540mg
540%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

If mixture seems too thick, add additional water, 2 tablespoons at a time.

Have a busy week coming up? Make the meat mixture the day ahead, cover and refrigerate. Simply heat it up when ready to eat!

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 12/10/2013. 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
290
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
540mg
540%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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