Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

Super easy and quick lettuce wraps, to enjoy with friends and family. You can choose any ground meat of your liking, prepare the meat in advance (it takes about 10 minutes), and reheat it before serving with lettuce leaves. This recips is paleo, dairy-free, grain-free and absolutely compliant with the 7-day plan.

Ingredients

500g or 1 pound of mince lean beef (or turkey, lean lamb, lean pork)
500g or 1 pound of mushrooms
1 onion chopped
2 cloves of garlic
Soy sauce, tamari sauce or coconut aminos
2 tablespoons of umami paste or 1
teaspoons of grated ginger and an extra clove of garlic + more sauce
A teaspoon of Chinese 5 spices
Sesame oil
Furikake (or sesame seeds to garnish)
Gem lettuce hearts

 

Nutritional Info

1 serving

kcal 405

Fat 19.6 g

saturated 5.3 g

Carbohydrate 14.8 g

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 44.7 g

 

Method

Sweat the chopped onion on medium to hight heat with a tablespoon of sesame oil After 5 to 7 minutes, add the mushrooms sliced in 2. Cook until they reduce in size (about 4 minutes).
Add the meat and garlic. Once the neat starts browning, add the Chinese 5 spices and the umami paste or ginger and soy/tamari/coconut aminos sauce to taste.
Cook until the meat is cooked through.
Let it cool down a little bit while you rinse the lettuce and separate the leaves.
Serve either in 2 separate places and people can make their own wraps or fill each lettuce leave with the meat and sprinkle the furikake/sesame seeds to decorate.

If you serve it in two different plates, you can sprinkle the furikake or sesame seeds on the meat.

Enjoy!

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