Friday, January 13, 2012

Lettuce Beef Wraps

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


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

  2. Looks delicious!

    Stopping by from Blogging Buddies.

  3. Looked so good, I pinned it!

    Have a great Friday!


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

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

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

  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 :)

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

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


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