Derf's Lettuce Wraps

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"Nice tingly mix wrapped in crisp cool lettuce. Lovely light supper"

Original is 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (352.8 g)
  • Calories 650.2
  • Total Fat - 39.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 13.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 202.4 mg
  • Sodium - 658.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 9.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2 g
  • Sugars - 3.5 g
  • Protein - 61.5 g
  • Calcium - 55.5 mg
  • Iron - 7.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 30.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Spray a large nonstick frypan with veggie spray, add ground beef, onion and garlic. Cook, breaking up any large pieces of beef, until onions are soft and beef almost cooked through, about 5 or 6 minutes.

Step 2

Add cucumber, green pepper and red pepper,cook another 5 minutes. Add soy sauce, oyster sauce seasoned salt and sambal oelek, mix well and simmer until reduced by half.

Step 3

Cool mix or serve at room temperature. Place two tablespoons mix on lettuce leaf, roll and serve sprinkled with parmesan cheese, if desired.

Step 4

Alternately, place mix in serving dish , place separated lettuce leaves in a bowl, and pass bowls around table with small bowl of parmesan cheese, so each person can make their own.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


Wonderful - omitted the cheese and doubled the Sambal Oelek, perfect. Used large Romaine Lettuce leaves and even added a bit of szechuan hot sauce - some like it hot! Thanks Derf for another recipe added to my favorites.


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(10 May 2012)

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