Teriyaki Beef and Pineapple Lettuce Wraps

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits in juice, drained, reserving liquid
1/4
cup teriyaki baste and glaze sauce
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
1/4
cup diced red bell pepper, if desired
5
large Bibb lettuce leaves

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  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in salt and pepper.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix reserved pineapple liquid, baste and glaze sauce and cornstarch. Stir mixture into ground beef. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly, stirring frequently. Stir in pineapple, green onions and bell pepper. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Spoon about 1/2 cup mixture into each lettuce leaf; roll up to serve.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in salt and pepper.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix reserved pineapple liquid, baste and glaze sauce and cornstarch. Stir mixture into ground beef. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly, stirring frequently. Stir in pineapple, green onions and bell pepper. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Spoon about 1/2 cup mixture into each lettuce leaf; roll up to serve.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Fresh leaf lettuce from your garden can be used instead of the Bibb lettuce.

Pineapple adds a sweet balance to the teriyaki glaze.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Wrap
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.