Healthy Recipes

Turkey Lettuce Wraps
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Canola oil 1 tablespoon
Small white onion, chopped 1
Lean ground turkey ½ pound
Peanut sauce 3 tablespoons
Hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon
Low-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon
Scallions, sliced 2
Red bell pepper, chopped ½
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Large, crispy lettuce leaves (butter or iceberg work well) 6


Directions
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté 2-3 minutes, or until slightly softened. Add turkey and sauté 6-8 minutes, or until cooked through.
  2. Stir in peanut sauce, hoisin sauce, and soy sauce, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in scallions and bell pepper. Season with salt.
  4. Spoon turkey mixture into lettuce “wraps,” wrap, and enjoy.

Exchanges
3 very-lean meats, 1 vegetable, 4 fats

Side Suggestions: Fried Rice
Prepare packaged fried rice as directed.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 313
Total Fat 19 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Sodium 863 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 21 g
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