Savory Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Savory Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Serves 4

Take a break from meat and serve these easy wraps at your next get-together. They're full of protein and flavor and low in fat.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 tablespoon expeller-pressed canola oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 (8-ounce) package baked tofu, oriental or teriyaki style, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce, plus more for dipping
  • 1 head butter lettuce
  • Lime wedges
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Method: 

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onions, zucchini and carrots and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in tofu, mint, green onions and water chestnuts. Add 1/4 cup of the hoisin sauce and let simmer 5 to 7 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and serve tofu mixture with lettuce leaves for wrapping, lime wedges for squeezing and additional sauce for dipping, if you like.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:250 calories (100 from fat), 12g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 700mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 15g protein
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