Whip Up These 4 Ingredient Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps For DinnerJan 14, 2021
If you want a recipe that’s quick, easy, and satisfying, look no further than this recipe for ground turkey lettuce wraps.
These ground turkey lettuce wraps are as simple as can be, they’re brimming with hearty ingredients that will fill you up, and they taste good, too! That makes them perfect for a speedy weekday dinner, or something fast that you can make for a meal prepped lunch.
These ground turkey lettuce wraps have just four ingredients:
- ground turkey
- lettuce leaves
- sesame oil
These combine to make a dish that’s high in protein, packed with veggies, and full of flavor.
If you do happen to have a few extra ingredients on hand, it’s easy enough to jazz up these ground turkey lettuce wraps to really accentuate the Asian-inspired flavors in this recipe. For instance, you could toss in some garlic and ginger and drizzle some reduced soy sauce on top.
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Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps
We gave classic Asian lettuce wraps a makeover by using lean ground turkey and mushrooms to make a nutritious filling.
- 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. sesame oil
- 4 cups sliced mushrooms
- 1 lb. raw 93% lean ground turkey
- Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional
- 2 cups Bibb (or butter) lettuce leaves approx. 16 leaves
Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add mushrooms; cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until mushrooms are soft and liquid has evaporated.
Add turkey; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until browned and no longer pink.
Season with salt and pepper (if desired); mix well.
Evenly divide turkey mixture among lettuce leaves.
- To add additional flavor, cook turkey with 4 cloves finely chopped garlic and 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh ginger.
- Serve each portion drizzled with 1½ tsp. reduced sodium soy sauce.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
Photographs by Anguel Dimov