Monday, June 29, 2009

Tofu & Beef Lettuce Wraps

This recipe is from Ellie Krieger's show Healthy Appetite. The italicized items are ones that I've added.

1 T. Chile Garlic Sauce
1 1/2 t. Sesame Oil
3 T. Soy Sauce
2 T. Rice Vinegar
1/4 c. Hoisin Sauce
2 T. Agave Nectar
2 T. Water
8 oz. Firm Tofu, crumbled
2 T. Canola Oil
4 Scallions, chopped
2 T. Fresh Ginger, minced
1 T. Garlic, minced
1/2 lb. Ground Beef
1/2 c. Water Chestnuts, diced
1 Red Bell Pepper, diced
2 large Carrots, julienned
1/4 c. Peanuts, chopped
1 head Bibb Lettuce
2 c. Brown Rice, cooked

1. Combine first 7 ingredients to make the sauce.
2. Saute scallion, garlic & ginger in oil. Add tofu & beef. Cook until beef is browned.
3. Add sauce & reduce for 3-4 minutes.
4. Stir in water chestnuts. Garnish with bell pepper, carrot & peanuts. Serve with rice.

Serves 4: Calories 260; Total Fat 13 g; Protein 16 g; Carb 19 g; Fiber 5 g

1 comment:

Heidi said...

I made these last night and they were yummy! A little spicy for Gabby, but she ate about half before she decided to stop :). I'm wondering if there are different levels of chili garlic sauce (a milder one for her?). Thanks for the great idea Jess!