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Asian Turkey Lettuce Wrap

This Asian Turkey Lettuce Wrap is a healthy and delicious low-carbohydrate meal. It's also gluten-free!

Yield
8 lettuce wraps (6 cups filling)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cook time
20 minutes
Total time
40 minutes
Ingredients
3 tablespoons soy sauce (reduced-sodium)
3 teaspoons sugar (granulated or brown)
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon hot sauce
3 pounds ground turkey (lean, 15% fat or less)
2 celery (stalks, sliced)
2 medium carrots (shredded)
1 tablespoon ginger root (minced, or 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger)
1 teaspoon garlic powder (or 1 clove garlic, minced)
1 can water chestnuts (8 ounces, drained and chopped)
2 cups brown rice (cooked)
8 large lettuce leaves
Steps

1. In a small bowl, blend the soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil and hot sauce.

2. In a large skillet, sauté turkey, celery and carrot until the turkey begins to brown, 10 minutes. Break turkey into crumbles as it cooks.

3. Add ginger and garlic. Cook 2 minutes.

4. Stir in soy sauce mixture and water chestnuts. Cook 2 minutes longer.

5. Stir in cooked rice. Heat through.

6. Serve in lettuce leaves.

7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Meal Type: Lunch
Food group: Vegetables, Protein
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall