Friday, January 13, 2012

Lettuce Beef Wraps



Ingredients:
Yield: 4 servings

  • 400 g beef, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seed removed, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup cashews, halved
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  • 12 boston lettuce leaves

    1. Season beef with salt and pepper. In a pre-heated and slightly oiled big skillet, cook beef in batches until completely done. Transfer to a plate.
    2. Add the tablespoon oil to skillet and add the carrot, bell pepper and onion and cook in medium heat until onion is slightly yellow, about 4-5 minutes, stirring constantly.
    3. Add garlic, pepper flakes, ginger and cashews, and cook for 1 minute
    4. Stir in soy sauce, rice vinegar and cornstarch. Add beef and mix well before serving over lettuce

15 comments :

  1. Really nice recipe!!! Great idea for a dinner with friends!

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  2. Looks delicious!



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  3. Looked so good, I pinned it!

    Have a great Friday!

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  4. Looks and sounds yummy:) I am going to pass this on to hubby (he's the cook in the family:):)

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  5. WOW that looks very good! I'm going to pin it too! TFS

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  6. Mmmmmm! Looks delicious! You take the best food photos!

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  7. These look excellent. Are there any reasonable substitutions for the cashews, for those of us with nut allergies? Or should I just leave them out entirely?

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  8. Hi Michelle!! I actually have made it both ways, with and without, and either is great! so you can just leave them out :)

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  9. I'm very close to licking the screen. Those look so yummy!

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  10. These look delicious, cant wait to try and make them. Your blog is awesome.

    xx,
    www.yolathorp.com

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  11. This is giving me ideas! I may have to trying making a vegetarian version of this! Low carb is always good.

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