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Asian Lettuce Wraps

Lighten up lettuce wraps by blending half the beef with meaty tasting mushrooms.

Author: Mushrooms Canada

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins

What You Need

  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced onion
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 head Boston lettuce

What You Do

  1. Place the mushrooms, onion, garlic and ginger in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped. Add ground beef; pulse until well combined.
  2. Heat the oil in a large, nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat. Add the mushroom mixture and seasoning blend. Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes until browned.
  3. Stir in red pepper, hoisin sauce, soy sauce and vinegar. Simmer for 5 minutes; remove from heat. Serve in Boston lettuce leaves garnished with shredded carrot and chopped cashews.

Notes
Pack leftover mushroom mixture and lettuce separately to take for lunch the next day.

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