Big Flavor - Vegan Asian Lettuce Wraps


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 187.2
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,046.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 9.1 g

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Introduction

This fabulous recipe was born of a need for something super delicious for dinner, but it had to be vegan. These lettuce wraps do, indeed, have big, big flavor and are so fun to eat! This fabulous recipe was born of a need for something super delicious for dinner, but it had to be vegan. These lettuce wraps do, indeed, have big, big flavor and are so fun to eat!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 teaspoon sesame oil
    1 1/2 teaspoons sesame seeds
    1 teaspoon green onion, sliced
    4 ounces firm tofu
    7 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
    4 tablespoons soy sauce, Shoyu
    1 tablespoon canola oil
    1 head lettuce
    1/2 English cucumber
    1/2 red bell pepper
    1/2 cup bean sprouts
    1/4 cup basil
    1/4 cup cilantro
    4 lemon wedges

Directions

1. Sauce: Combine 1 tablespoon each of seasoned rice vinegar and shoyu soy sauce with 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil, 1/2 teaspoon of sesame seeds, and 1/2 teaspoon of green onion.
2. Tofu: Marinate tofu in seasoned 4 tablespoons of rice vinegar and 3 tablespoons of Shoyu Soy Sauce over night. Chop tofu into tiny bits (make it look like ground beef). Heat canola oil in a wok over medium high heat. Cook tofu until browned with crispy edges.
3. Salad: Chop English cucumber, red bell pepper and bean sprouts. Combine with 1/2 teaspoon of green onion. Add remaining rice vinegar, sesame oil and sesame seeds. Add crispy tofu and toss together.
4. Clean lettuce and separate.
5. To assemble lettuce wraps: lettuce, herbs, salad, squeeze of lemon and a dash of sauce.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CORINNEELAINA.

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  • Yummy! We do this at home also! Great minds think alike! We use soy sauce and leave out the mexican cilantro though. - 6/11/09

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  • Really good, my husband and I both really enjoyed this recipe, we didn't have access to tofu and aren't vegan so I put chicken in it. - 2/15/09

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