Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps
This is a very tasty dish that will rival any Chinese takeout or elegant Chinese restaurant. It makes a nice presentation for an appetizer as well.
1⁄2 Cup Water
3 Tablespoons Organic Almond/Cashew Butter 1 Pound Ground Turkey
1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil
1 Cup Shiitake Mushroom Caps, Chopped 1 Tablespoon Rice Vinegar
1 (8 Ounces) Can Water Chestnuts, Drained and Chopped 3 Cloves Garlic
2 Tablespoons Fresh Ginger, Minced
1⁄3 Cup Tamari
1⁄2 Cup Green Onions, Optional,
1 Head Lettuce, Separated into Leaves
Cook turkey in skillet about 5 minutes, stirring until turkey crumbles and is no longer pink. Add mushrooms, and next 5 ingredients. Increase heat to medium-high, and cook, stirring constantly, 4 minutes. Add green onions if desired and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Spoon mixture evenly onto lettuce leaves; roll up. Serve with extra tamari sauce if desired.
TIP: You can replace the lettuce with all natural whole wheat tortillas as well for the core plan. TIP: You can also add 1⁄4 cup chopped carrots that have been lightly steamed for the Core Plan
Courtesy of Maximized Living Nutrition Plans book by Dr. B.J. Hardick, Kimberly Roberto and Dr. Ben Lerner