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Asian Lettuce Wraps

Total Time: 22 mins.
Prep Time: 15 mins.
Cook Time: 7 mins.
Serves: 4

Ingredients

2 tsp (10 mL) Spectrum Naturals® Canola Oil
1 pkg (311 g) Yves Veggie Cuisine® Garden Ground or (340 g) Original Veggie Ground Round
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tsp (10 mL) grated gingerroot
2 tbsp (30 mL) hoisin sauce
1/2 tsp (2 mL) Spectrum Naturals® Sesame Oil unrefined
Pinch dried red chile peppers or Thai red pepper sauce
Leaf lettuce

Toppings:
1/2 cup (125 mL) each: shredded carrot, diced English cucumber, diced sweet red pepper
1/3 cup (75 mL) each: chopped green onion, chopped fresh coriander

Directions

  1. In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garden ground, garlic and gingerroot. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in hoisin sauce and sesame oil. Add chile peppers or pepper sauce, to taste. Reduce heat to low; cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Place about 3 tbsp (45 mL) veggie filling on each lettuce leaf. Add toppings. Roll up lettuce.