Thai Turkey Quinoa Lettuce Wraps
Thai Turkey Quinoa Lettuce Wraps
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Thai Turkey Quinoa Lettuce Wraps mix together Thai flavors with ground turkey and quinoa to create a light and nutritious dinner wrapped into a crisp piece of Bibb lettuce.

    Ingredients

    • For quinoa:
    • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
    • 1 cup water
    • For Thai Turkey Mixture:
    • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 cup chopped onion, about 1/4 of a medium onion
    • 1 pepper {I used 1/2 a red and 1/2 a green}
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 lb. ground turkey
    • 2 teaspoon fresh lime juice
    • 2 Tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and grated
    • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce, low sodium if possible
    • 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce {I use Huy Fong, Chili Garlic Sauce}, more or less for spiciness
    • 1 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped {plus extra for garnish}
    • 3 green onions, green part chopped
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 head of Bibb/Boston Lettuce, washed and seperated

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 184 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 13.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.88%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 886 mg 36.9%
    • Calcium: 73 mg 7.31%
    • Potassium: 368 mg 10.5%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.81%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 21 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.86%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 24.19%
    • Vitamin C 24.32%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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