Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps

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

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Lettuce Wrap
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    320mg
    320%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    3g
    3%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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