Lettuce Wraps


1¼ lb 96% lean ground beef (or any ground meat you prefer)

1 tbsp olive oil

1 cup onion, roughly chopped

4 cloves garlic, diced

1-inch piece of ginger, diced

¾ cup water chestnuts, roughly chopped

5 tbsp hoisin sauce

1 tbsp soy sauce

Bibb lettuce

Optional toppings:

shredded carrots

roughly chopped peanuts

toasted sesame seeds

chopped green onion





Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large pan. Add in the ground beef and break it apart with a cooking spoon into smaller pieces. Season with salt and pepper to taste and cook till no longer pink. Set aside on a separate plate.


In the same pan, cook the onion, garlic, and ginger for 3-4 minutes. Add the meat and water chestnuts into the pan.


Stir in the hoisin sauce and soy sauce and cook everything together for a few minutes.

To serve, place the meat mixture in the lettuce cups and top with shredded carrots, peanuts, sesame seeds, green onion, and extra hoisin sauce.

© 2019 by Pathways to a Healthier You
Duncan, OK 73533