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Fast & Easy Recipe for Five Spice Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Monday's Leftovers: Five Spice Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Start off the week on the right foot with a wholesome meal that's both healthy and hearty. Chinese-inspired lettuce wraps — made with leftover ground turkey — are sweet, thanks to hoisin sauce, and spicy, courtesy of five-spice powder, which contains cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, anise, and Szechuan peppercorns.

If you want to get a head start on your meal plans, you can make the filling a day ahead, or make extra to reserve for lunch the next day. To enjoy this well-balanced meal that's full on flavor,

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Five Spice Turkey Lettuce Wraps

From Eating Well

Eating Well Recipe for Five Spice Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup water
  2. 1/2 cup instant brown rice
  3. 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  4. 1 pound 93%-lean ground turkey
  5. 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  6. 1 large red bell pepper, finely diced
  7. 1 8-ounce can water chestnuts, rinsed and chopped
  8. 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  9. 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce (see Note)
  10. 1 teaspoon five-spice powder (see Note)
  11. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  12. 2 heads Boston lettuce, leaves separated
  13. 1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs, such as cilantro, basil, mint and/or chives
  14. 1 large carrot, shredded

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add rice; reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add turkey and ginger; cook, crumbling with a wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through, about 6 minutes. Stir in the cooked rice, bell pepper, water chestnuts, broth, hoisin sauce, five-spice powder and salt; cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
  3. To serve, spoon portions of the turkey mixture into lettuce leaves, top with herbs and carrot and roll into wraps.

Serves 4.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: 285 calories, 11g fat, 66 mg cholesterol, 24 g carbohydrates, 26 g protein, 5 g fiber, 543 mg sodium, 390 mg potassium.

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