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Veggie Lettuce Wraps

Photo: Brie Passano; Styling: Claire Spollen


Serves 4 (serving size: 4 lettuce wraps)

Because of their strength and malleability, Bibb lettuce leaves are some of the best for loaded lettuce wraps. It's worth picking up a couple of heads if you only have iceberg or romaine in your crisper.


  • 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 (4-ounce) packages presliced shiitake mushroom caps
  • 3 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 1 (8-ounce) package extra-firm water-packed tofu, drained, cubed, and patted dry
  • 1 cup chopped asparagus
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup cooked shelled edamame
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (8 1/2-ounce) pouch precooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
  • 16 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped dry-roasted peanuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 338
  • fat 17.9 g
  • satfat 2.5 g
  • monofat 5.7 g
  • polyfat 6.4 g
  • protein 16 g
  • carbohydrate 31 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 4 mg
  • sodium 459 mg
  • calcium 89 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil. Add ginger, garlic, and mushrooms; sauté 5 minutes. Place mixture in a large bowl; add 1 tablespoon soy sauce. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add tofu, asparagus, and bell pepper; sauté 2 minutes. Add edamame and onions; sauté 2 minutes. Add tofu mixture, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, vinegar, and pepper to mushroom mixture.

  2. Cook rice according to package directions; add rice to tofu mixture. Spoon 1/4 cup tofu mixture into each lettuce leaf. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts.

Cook's Notes

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