Cooling mint and cilantro grace these spicy Thai Lettuce Wraps, courtesy of Laura’s Lean Beef. They make a wonderful appetizer or light bite before dinner!

Thai Lettuce Wraps with Cilantro


1 pound Laura’s 92% Lean Ground Beef or 96% Lean Ground Round

1/2 cup finely chopped fresh mint leaves

1/3 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro

1/2 red onion, finely chopped

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce

1 head cabbage or romaine lettuce, leaves separated

Lime wedges (optional)


Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

1. Saute beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 to 10 minutes or until meat crumbles and is no longer pink; drain.

2. Add mint, cilantro and next 4 ingredients to beef and stir until heated.

3. Spoon mixture in center of cabbage or lettuce leaves, and roll up.

4. Serve with additional lime wedges, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

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