Turkey and Lettuce Wraps
Turkey and Lettuce Wraps

Chances are the lettuce wraps from that “factory restaurant” aren’t as good for you as our Turkey and Lettuce Wraps.

In the tradition of homemade whole food, these are all ingredients you can feel good about. Lean ground turkey with a host of fresh aromatics like zesty red onion and fragrant cilantro creates a flavorful filling.

And because you made it yourself, you can guarantee that your family gets the fresh, whole food they’ll love.

These ground turkey lettuce wraps are great meal-prep foods and taste great hot or cold.

Turkey Lettuce Wraps
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Turkey and Lettuce Wraps

These light and delicious Ground Turkey Wraps feature lean ground turkey, water chestnuts, red onion, bright rice vinegar, and freshly chopped cilantro.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword turkey lettuce wraps
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 116 kcal


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. raw 93% lean ground turkey
  • ½ medium red onion chopped
  • ½ medium red bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • cup chopped water chestnuts
  • 1 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 large head lettuce (like red leaf, romaine, or Bibb)separated into leaves


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add turkey, onion, and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until turkey is cooked through and onion is translucent.

  3. Add garlic, water chestnuts, soy sauce, and vinegar; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until most of the liquid has evaporated.

  4. Add cilantro; mix well. Remove from heat.

  5. Evenly spoon mixture onto lettuce leaves; wrap the leaves around mixture, and eat!

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Turkey and Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving (2 wraps)
Calories 116 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 12g 24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.