Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Asian Lettuce Wraps

1 Package Ground Turkey
1 tsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 red bell pepper, diced
½ C. green onions, sliced
1 ½ T ginger root, finely grated
½ tsp. Red pepper flakes
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 T Soy Sauce
1/3 C Hoisin Sauce
8 Iceberg Lettuce Leaves
¼ C Sliced almonds, toasted

In a skillet over Med-High heat, sauté bell pepper in oil for 2 min. Add turkey, green onions, ginger, red pepper flakes and garlic. Stir while cooking until turkey is no longer pink, about 5 min. Add soy sauce and hoisin sauce. Heat thoroughly for 1 minute. Place 1/8 of turkey mixture into each lettuce leaf and top with almonds. Roll up tightly and serve immediately.

While making the base, make a pot of white rice. On piece of lettuce, put a scoop of rice and a scoop of the turkey mix. Sprinkle with almonds. Yum!

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