Looking to upgrade your standard lunch?
Then our Elevated Lettuce Wraps are just what you’re looking for!
This recipe is jam-packed with vitamins A, B, C and K, as well as iron, phosphorous and potassium – all of which help support healthy bones.
Plus, it’s gluten-free, dairy-free, and packs 36 grams of protein into each serving.
Our Elevated Lettuce Wraps are a knockout. Give them a try today!
Elevated Lettuce Wraps | BoneCoach™ Recipes
TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes
1 lb (454g) ground grass-fed beef or ground bison
1/4 lb (113g) grass-fed beef, calf, or chicken liver, finely chopped
1 tbsp (15mL) avocado oil or fresh pressed extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup (60mL) yellow cooking onion, diced
2 tbsp (30mL) lemongrass stalk, finely sliced
2 cloves garlic, finely minced
1 red Thai chili pepper, finely minced (optional)
1 tbsp (15mL) maple syrup
1/2 of a lime, juiced
1 tbsp (15mL) fish sauce or coconut aminos
1/4 cup (60mL) green onions, finely sliced
1/4 cup (60mL) Thai basil, finely sliced
1 head of loose leaf lettuce leaves
1) Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add oil, onions, lemongrass, garlic, and chili if using. Cook for 2 minutes until fragrant, and then add in the chopped liver. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring often, until it’s no longer pink. Transfer to a plate.
2) Add the ground beef into the skillet, and using the back of the spatula, break apart the meat. Cook for 5 minutes, then add back in the liver mixture as well as the maple syrup, lime juice, and fish sauce or coconut aminos. Continue cooking another 2-3 minutes.
3) Remove the skillet from heat, and then stir in the Thai basil and green onions. Serve the mixture over lettuce leaves.
Recipe created by BoneCoach™ Team Dietitian Amanda Li, RD & Chef.
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