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Vegetable Lettuce Wraps

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

 ½ cup quinoa or rice
 1 cup vegetable broth
 1 tbsp olive or sesame oil
 ½ onion
 1 carrot
 1 bell pepper
 1 zucchini
 1 cup mushrooms
 1 can water chestnuts
 1 tbsp soy sauce
 1 orange (juice and zest)
 1 tsp maple syrup (optional: for a sweeter sauce)
 ½ tsp ginger
 6-8 lettuce wraps
1

Begin cooking quinoa in vegetable broth according to package directions.

2

Dice all vegetables small. If desired, you can use a food processor to chop them.

3

Heat a skillet over medium/high heat with 1 tbsp oil.

4

Add onions, carrots, and bell pepper to the skillet and sauté.

5

After about 2 minutes, add zucchini, mushrooms, and water chestnuts. Continue cooking until vegetables are tender, 4-6 more minutes.

6

Add soy sauce, juice from the orange, maple syrup, and ginger. Remove from heat.

7

Plate: Add a scoop of quinoa and a scoop of vegetables to each lettuce wrap. Sprinkle on a dash of chile flakes, sesame seeds, and a pinch of orange zest, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 wrap

Servings 0