Chances are the lettuce wraps from that “factory restaurant” aren’t as good for you as our Turkey and Lettuce Wraps.
In the tradition of homemade whole food, these are all ingredients you can feel good about. Lean ground turkey with a host of fresh aromatics like zesty red onion and fragrant cilantro creates a flavorful filling.
And because you made it yourself, you can guarantee that your family gets the fresh whole food they’ll love.
These ground turkey lettuce wraps are great meal-prep foods and will taste great hot or cold. For those following the 21 Day FIX eating plan, this recipe uses 1 Green and 1/2 Red containers.
Turkey and Lettuce Wraps
These light and delicious Ground Turkey Wraps feature lean ground turkey, water chestnuts, red onion, bright rice vinegar, and freshly chopped cilantro.
- 1 tsp. olive oil
- 1 lb. raw 93% lean ground turkey breast
- ½ medium red onion, chopped
- ½ medium red bell pepper
- 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
- ⅔ cup chopped water chestnuts
- 1 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
- 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 large head lettuce (like red leaf, romaine, or bibb), separated into leaves
Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add turkey, onion, and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until turkey is cooked through and onion is translucent.
Add garlic, water chestnuts, soy sauce, and vinegar; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until most of the liquid has evaporated.
Add cilantro; mix well. Remove from heat.
Evenly spoon mixture onto lettuce leaves; wrap the leaves around mixture, and eat!
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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