Mediterranean Lettuce Wrap Appetizer
June 30, 2013
Categories: Lamb/Mutton, Pine Nut, Appetizers, Onions, Mediterranean, Baby Shower, Fathers Day, Labor Day, Sunday Dinner, Thanksgiving, Gluten-Free, High Protein, No Eggs, Non-Dairy, more
"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."
- 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
Heat oil in a non stick skillet, medium heat, add lamb.
Break up any lumps, cook until lightly browned about 5 minutes.
Add minced onions, garlic and mushroom, stir, cook for about 7 minutes or until the mixture is cooked through
While the meat mixture is cooking measure out all the remaining ingredients except lettuce leaves and mint jelly. Mix together
Add to meat mixture in fry pan, continue cooking for about 4 minutes stirring frequently. The Pine nuts should be golden.
Have the lettuce leaves ready and the mint jelly in a dish on the table.
Place the hot fry pan on the table and let everyone make their own wrap.
A couple of tablespoons of meat mixture and a teaspoon of mint jelly on each lettuce leaf.
No special items needed.