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  1. Recipe

Lettuce Wraps

6 servings

This quick dish can be served as a snack or a meal when adding brown rice into the filling.

About the Recipe

157 Calories · 15.7 g Protein · 1.9 g Fiber

This recipe contains tofu, which is rich in protein!


Makes 6 Servings

  • flavored tofu, dried ( 3 1/2 ounces)
  • garlic, minced (3 tablespoons)
  • fresh ginger, chopped (2 tablespoons)
  • shiitake mushrooms, chopped (2 1/2 cups)
  • bean sprouts (1 pound)
  • large carrot, cut into fine strips (1)
  • head lettuce (1)
  • lemon, retain juice (1/2)
  • low sodium soy sauce (1 teaspoon)
  • red pepper flakes (1/4 teaspoon)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. In a wok, stir-fry garlic, ginger, and carrot with some water for a few minutes until soft.

  2. Add the shiitakes and 4 or 5 shakes of soy sauce. If you’d like, add some salt and pepper and red pepper flakes. Stir-fry for 5 minutes, add the dried tofu and cook for 5 more minutes.

  3. Spoon the mixture onto the lettuce leaves, sprinkle with a few drops of lemon juice, and roll them up! (Optional: Add some brown rice into the filling.)

Nutrition Facts

Per serving

Calories: 157
Fat: 8 g
     Saturated Fat: 1 g
     Calories from Fat: 43%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 15.7 g
Carbohydrates: 10.5 g
Sugar: 2.7 g
Fiber: 1.9 g
Sodium: 277 mg
Calcium: 231 mg
Iron: 3 mg
Vitamin C: 10.1 mg
Beta-Carotene: 1,305 mcg
Vitamin E: 0.5 mg

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