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Ground Beef Asian Lettuce Wraps

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Ground Beef Asian Lettuce Wraps


  • 1 lb Laura's Lean Ground Beef
  • 16 Boston bibb or butter lettuce leaves
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil
  • 1 Large onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Hoisin sauce
  • 2 cloves Fresh garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsps Minced pickled ginger
  • 1/4 cup Shredded carrots
  • 2 tsps Dark sesame oil
  • 1 dash Asian chili pepper sauce
  • 1 can Water chestnuts (8 ounce can; drained and finely chopped)
  • 1 bunch Green onions (chopped)


1. Gently separate lettuce leaves, be gentle not to tear them. Rinse and pat dry and set aside.

2. Next, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil and beef. Stir until browned and crumbly, 5 to 8 minutes. Drain beef and set aside in a bowl.

3. In the same skillet, cook onion until slightly tender, 6 to 8 minutes.

4. Stir hoisin sauce, garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger,and chile pepper sauce into onions.

5. Add shredded carrots, water chestnuts, green onions, sesame oil, and cooked beef; cook and stir until the onions about 2-3 minutes.

6. Arrange lettuce leaves on a large serving platter and serve with meat mixture in the center.


Recipe credit: Alley Leto from "Life of Alley" online blog


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