Mediterranean Lettuce Wrap Appetizer

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"A nicely spiced lamb based combination to wrap in a lettuce leaf and enjoy before a meal or with a cocktail. I just had 5 ounces of ground lamb in the freezer, had a surplus of lettuce from the garden and the rest is history! Make it ahead of time if you wish and just reheat befor serving."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (1226.2 g)
  • Calories 450.2
  • Total Fat - 21 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 37 mg
  • Sodium - 509.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 57.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 14.4 g
  • Sugars - 29.8 g
  • Protein - 17.5 g
  • Calcium - 216.2 mg
  • Iron - 6.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 34 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick skillet, medium heat, add lamb.

Step 2

Break up any lumps, cook until lightly browned about 5 minutes.

Step 3

Add minced onions, garlic and mushroom, stir, cook for about 7 minutes or until the mixture is cooked through

Step 4

While the meat mixture is cooking measure out all the remaining ingredients except lettuce leaves and mint jelly. Mix together

Step 5

Add to meat mixture in fry pan, continue cooking for about 4 minutes stirring frequently. The Pine nuts should be golden.

Step 6

Have the lettuce leaves ready and the mint jelly in a dish on the table.

Step 7

Place the hot fry pan on the table and let everyone make their own wrap.

Step 8

A couple of tablespoons of meat mixture and a teaspoon of mint jelly on each lettuce leaf.

Step 9



No special items needed.

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