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ORIENTAL EXPRESS BEEF LETTUCE WRAP

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A category runner-up winner in the 2001 National Beef Cook-Off.

Calories: 360

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/2 cup Asian peanut sauce
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded, chopped
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh mint leaves
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 large Boston lettuce leaves (about 2 heads) or iceberg, or or romaine lettuce
  • Fresh mint leaves

Details

Servings 4

Preparation

Step 1

Brown ground beef in large nonstick skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, or until beef is not pink, breaking up into small crumbles. Pour off drippings. Stir in hoisin sauce and peanut sauce; heat through.

Just before serving, add cucumber and torn mint; toss gently. Season with salt and pepper. Serve beef mixture in lettuce leaves. Garnish with mint leaves.


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