Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps

Tender Boston lettuce leaves hold a savory Asian filling.

Asian Beef Lettuce wraps, savory


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef (95% lean)
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 cup Asian peanut sauce
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh mint leaves
  • Salt and pepper
  • 12 large Boston lettuce leaves (about 2 heads) or iceberg or romaine lettuce
  • Fresh mint leaves


  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add ground beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into small crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings.
  2. Stir in hoisin sauce and peanut sauce; heat through.
  3. Just before serving, add cucumber, carrots and torn mint; toss gently.
  4. Season with salt and pepper
  5. Serve beef mixture in lettuce leaves.
  6. Garnish with mint.

Nutrition information per serving: 360 calories; 13 g fat; 97 mg cholesterol; 721 mg sodium; 26 g carbohydrate; 35 g protein; 8.4 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 4 mcg vitamin B12; 4.8 mg iron; 8.5
mg zinc

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Texas Beef Council