Lettuce Wraps - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Lettuce Wraps

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Servings:6 Serving Size:2 wrapsRecipe Cost:$9.62Cost per Serving:$1.60
Lettuce Wraps


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 8 ounces fresh white mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, chopped and drained*
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 12 lettuce leaves


  1. Brown ground beef in a medium skillet over medium heat. Drain off fat.
  2. Add carrots, mushrooms, water chestnuts, green onions and garlic powder. Cook for another 2-3 minutes until beef is cooked and vegetables are tender.
  3. Add soy sauce, red pepper flakes, ginger and honey. Stir and continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Spoon mixture on lettuce leaves to serve.


*Note: Three stalks of chopped celery can be used instead of water chestnuts, if desired.

Source: Adapted from USDA What’s Cooking?

210 calories; 9g total fat; 3.5g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 65mg cholesterol; 450mg sodium; 11g carbohydrate; 4g fiber; 3g sugar; 1g added sugar; 24g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 4% Daily Value of calcium; 15% Daily Value of iron; 10% Daily Value of potassium.