Ed's Biggest Loser Asian Lettuce Wraps (Made with Lean Ground Beef)


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 179.9
  • Total Fat: 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.4 mg
  • Sodium: 316.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 12.0 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Ed's Biggest Loser Asian Lettuce Wraps (Made with Lean Ground Beef) calories by ingredient


Introduction

I saw this recipe made on The Biggest Losers. I didn't have any ground turkey on hand, so I used lean ground beef. This is double the origianl recipe. Makes great leftovers for lunch. I saw this recipe made on The Biggest Losers. I didn't have any ground turkey on hand, so I used lean ground beef. This is double the origianl recipe. Makes great leftovers for lunch.
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    2 pounds extra lean ground beef
    1 teaspoon vegetable oil
    1 red bell pepper, diced
    1 cup celery, chopped
    1/2 cup sliced waterchestnuts
    1 cup green onions
    1 1/2 Tablespoons ginger root, finely grated
    3 cloves garlic
    2 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
    1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    2/3 cup hoisin sauce
    1/4 cup sliced almonds

Directions

Saute bell peppers and celery in oil for 2 minutes. Add ground beef, green onions, ginger, red pepper flakes, garlic, and water chestnuts. Stir while cooking for 5 minutes, until beef is no longer pink. Add soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and almonds. Heat thoroughly for 1 minute. Place 1/16 of beef mixture into each lettuce leaf. Roll up tightly and serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AUBSCOFFEEMAMA.

Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very yummy thanks for sharing. I added a bag of broccoli slaw to make it go a little longer way ;)
    - 9/25/11


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    Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delish! Some of the kids ate them with tortillas, I used romaine hearts; overall pretty good. I understand the recipe to be 1/4 cup filling per serving. - 5/3/11


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    Great idea. Liked the idea of adding more vegetables - 1/15/21


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    I saved it to my recipes to try. Sounds very tasty. - 12/7/20


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    Excellent - 4/25/20


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    Sounds good. - 1/30/20


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    Very good - 12/17/19


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    I like the idea of adding the broccoli slaw. - 10/12/19


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    Incredible!
    I love making Ed's Biggest Loser Asian Lettuce Wraps! Delicious - 8/6/19


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    thank you - 10/27/18


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    Good
    different but good - 8/1/18


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    Incredible!
    My whole family of four loved this. I halved the recipe and used carrots instead of water chestnuts. I skipped the almonds as I didn't have any. I'm sure almonds would only make it better. I bought one head of bibb lettuce and it was not enough. I will definitely make this again! - 7/27/16


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    Very Good
    I just want to say that I love this recipe and make it quite often. The only substitution that I make is ground turkey instead of ground ground beef. Warning is it's a little messy and addictive. - 9/21/13


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    Incredible!
    These were wonderful! I made them exactly to the recipe, but I did add a couple more veggies--zucchini and shredded carrots as a topper. We served them in butter lettuce leaves, and I offered rice on the side as well. I will be making this over and over! New favorite!! - 7/27/12


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    Incredible!
    these are very tasty. The red pepper flakes add just the right amt of heat. And the added bonus of being low carb using the lettuce to wrap it up makes me feel extra virtuous, while still being delicious and satisfying. I've made them twice, will make then many more times. - 2/7/12


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    Incredible!
    So delicious!! I cut the fat even more by doing 1/2 lean ground beef and 1/2 extra lean ground turkey. I also served with "LaTortilla Factory Smart and Delicious Tortillas" - whole wheat w/ only 50 calories and 7 grams of fiber. - 1/23/12


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    Incredible!
    This was fantastic!!! So good I will be making these again and again! If there was 10 stars I would have given it 10! - 6/28/11


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    Very Good
    This was really good. I made it for friends for lunch and everyone asked for the recipe! I served it with a cabbage slaw and Newman's Own Lighten up Sesame Ginger dressing. It was yummy! - 1/25/11


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    Incredible!
    Would be great with Chicken too! - 1/9/11


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    Very Good
    I added a bit more Hoisin sauce, but we loved it. I am confused is there supposed to be Celery in the recipe? See it in the instructions but not the ingredient list! Thanks!! - 10/28/10


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    Very Good
    I loved this! fast, easy and delicious. - 8/15/10


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    Incredible!
    Well received by everyone in the family, even the picky one! Also made the "special sauce" from the pf chang recipe. - 7/15/10


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    Incredible!
    realy good and may try this with kale and fruit salsa next time - 6/17/10


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    Incredible!
    We used 1 can of sliced water chestnuts and added some mushrooms. We all loved this recipe! Next time, we're going to cut out half of the beef and add more peppers and mushrooms. Before we were even done eating dinner, we were fighting for the leftovers. I wish I could give it more stars! - 5/19/10


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    I must try this. It is SO much lower in sodium than the other recipes I've looked at! - 3/13/10


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    Made these last week and DH and I loved them. He "had" to tuck his inside a ww pita but I just had it with the lettuce wrapper. Really good and will make again!! - 2/13/10


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    How much Water Chestnuts? - 10/4/09


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    Is that a 1/4 cup of almonds? Sounds very yummy:) - 6/19/09

    Reply from AUBSCOFFEEMAMA (8/13/09)
    Yes, 1/4 cup of almonds. I'm still getting used to the format:)



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    Very Good
    This was very good. I did, however, make the special sauce to add to the meat. Very close to PF Chang's. - 1/12/09