Do lettuce wraps have to contain meat? Not necessarily. I made a variation on my standard recipe with some new ingredients and some Quorn veggie crumbles. Pretty good! And very low cal. Pictured with Vietnamese veggie stir fry (recipe to follow).
2 servings vegetarian crumbles (1 1/3 cup or so)
8 oz or so chopped mushrooms
1/2 an onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
half a green pepper, chopped
handful mint, chopped
handful cilantro, chopped
handful basil, chopped
soy sauce to taste
oyster sauce (about 1 tsp or more)
sesame oil (about 1 tsp)
about 1 tsp olive oil plus cooking spray
five spice powder, to taste
splash veggie or chicken broth, if you need it
lettuce leaves (about 6, cut in two pieces)
salt, to taste
Heat olive oil and cooking spray in pan. Sautee onion and garlic until soft. Brown mushrooms. Add a little sauce Throw in veggie crumbles and peppers and cook 5-10 minutes, until softened and cooked through.
Add soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil and five spice. Sautee and taste. Add broth if it’s a little dry. Adjust seasoning as needed. Stir in mint, cilantro and basil. Divide into four.
For each serving, spoon 1/4 mixture onto 3 lettuce leaves halves. Serves 4.