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Beef Lettuce Wraps Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jody Peach
Added: Monday, May 21, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 to 1-1/2 lb. ground sirloin
1/2 c. hoisin sauce
1/2 c. peanut sauce
1 medium cucumber, sliced, then quartered
Salt & pepper to taste
12 large Boston or Romaine lettuce leaves
Chow mein noodles (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Brown ground beef in non-stick skillet over medium heat 8-10 minutes, or until beef is no longer pink, breaking up into small crumbles. Pour off drippings. Stir in hoisin sauce and peanut sauce; heat through. Just before serving, add cucumber. Toss gently. Season with salt & pepper. Serve beef mixture wrapped in lettuce leaves. Top with chow mein noodles if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Don't add the noodles until just before eating, because they get soggy if they sit in the meat for very long.

 

 

 

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