Take the bread out of the equation and enjoy the light crisp of a lettuce wrap instead.
Asian Pork Lettuce WrapsUse fresh Boston lettuce leaves for these crisp and fresh pork lettuce wraps.
Slow Cooker Beef Lettuce Wraps with Quick Pickles
The low, even heat of the slow cooker helps flavor powerhouses like miso, sesame oil, and soy sauce impart tenderizing moisture, umami depth, and savory personality to common pot roast.
Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin-Peanut SauceYou'll love these Asian-inspired lettuce wraps with their tangy hoisin-peanut sauce.
Chipotle Shrimp Lettuce WrapsThese wraps carry the perfect amount of chipotle kick.
Korean Chicken Lettuce WrapsThink of gochujang as Korean steak sauce, adding savory depth to the chicken. You can find it at many supermarkets, or substitute equal parts Sriracha and white/yellow miso (soybean paste).
Veggie Lettuce WrapsBecause 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.
Pulled Pork Lettuce WrapsThis pulled pork is slow-roasted in the oven for the perfect tender bite.
Tuna "Poke" Burger Lettuce WrapsOpt for a lettuce wrap instead of a bun with these unique seafood burgers.
Asian Chicken Salad Lettuce WrapsKeep it light with these chicken salad wraps, ready in about a half an hour and clocking in at just around 300 calories.
Pork Larb Lettuce WrapAt Plum Alley in Salt Lake City, chef Ryan Lowder makes what he calls "American Asian food," which includes delicious versions of his favorite Thai dishes. He especially loves this northern Thai pork salad wrapped in lettuce leaves.
Spicy Turkey Lettuce WrapsIf you are short on time or not so adept with a knife, grate the radishes rather than thinly slicing them into julienne strips.
Stir-Fried Tilapia, Dill, and Scallion Lettuce WrapsInspired by the classic Vietnamese dish Cha Ca La Vong, these wraps are a fun way to serve up stir-fry. Swap in black cod for tilapia if you prefer a heartier fish.
Thai Beef Cabbage WrapsTo add another bright touch to these sweet and spicy wraps, serve with fresh lime wedges and fresh cilantro.
Perfect Pear Asian Turkey Lettuce WrapsThere’s something magical about the combination of a warm, spicy filling encased in cold, crisp lettuce leaves—sort of a salad and main dish all wrapped up in one tasty dish.
Hoisin Pork and Boston Lettuce WrapsTender strips of pork, coated with a lime-infused hoisin sauce, are nestled in the delicate folds of soft, buttery Boston lettuce leaves and topped with a crunchy coleslaw. Three wraps are perfect for a light summer meal; individual wraps make excellent appetizers.
Asian Chicken Lettuce WrapsThis seven-ingredient Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps build immense flavor in about five minutes of prep time. Quick-cooking bean threads, also called cellophane or glass noodles, can substitute for any kind of Asian noodle, especially in Chinese and Korean recipes, and are available at most large supermarkets.
Chinese Chicken and Persimmon Lettuce WrapsAsian preparations are natural for persimmons. You can also serve individual wraps as appetizers.
Southwestern Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Chipotle Dipping SauceCrisp iceberg lettuce cradles a Southwest-inspired mix of rice, beans, chicken, and salsa. Find fresh salsa in the produce section of your supermarket. It generally has 50 percent less sodium than bottled salsa, and it tastes like it's homemade.
Spicy Asian Lettuce WrapsUse roasted chicken and rice noodles to fill these creative lettuce wraps for a no-cook weeknight meal. Serve with orange slices for a bright, refreshing dessert.
Season ground turkey with hoisin and teriyaki sauces and serve in lettuce cups for a crisp and colorful Asian-style entrée.Season ground turkey with hoisin and teriyaki sauces and serve in lettuce cups for a crisp and colorful Asian-style entrée.
Mu Shu Chicken Lettuce WrapsLettuce wraps are a fresh alternative to pancakes or tortillas. If you can't find Bibb lettuce, iceberg will work.
Vegetable and Tofu Lettuce Wraps with Miso SambalIn this appetizer, the fresh flavors of the vegetables come alive with the spicy, gingery sambal.
Balsamic Lentil Quinoa Lettuce CupsThis hearty quinoa and lentils dish is light, but still filling.
Spicy Lettuce-Wrapped ChickenCrisp cups of Bibb lettuce envelope jalapeno-spiked chopped chicken thighs in these appetizer servings of Spicy Lettuce-Wrapped Chicken.
Vietnamese Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Lime Dipping SauceThese colorful lettuce wraps with shrimp mimic Vietnamese spring rolls. If possible, use hydroponically grown Boston or butter lettuce sold in sturdy plastic containers that protect the leaves.
Vietnamese Lettuce Rolls with Spicy Grilled TofuThis dish contrasts warm and cold sensations, along with firm, soft, and crunchy textures. The tofu is pressed before grilling so that it becomes firmer. Because they're more flexible, the top halves of lettuce leaves make better wrappers than the bottom halves.
Slow-Cooker Chicken Lettuce CupsThese cups pair the freshness of a salad with the heartiness of a taco.