Savory Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Savory Tofu Lettuce Wraps

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Recipe Rating: 3.88719
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 canola oil
  • 1/4 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium zucchini, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, finely chopped
  • 1 (8-ounce) package baked tofu, Asian- or teriyaki-style, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 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 onion, 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 bring to a simmer. Cook until the vegetable are cooked through, 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, 700mg sodium, 21g carbohydrates, (5 g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 15g protein.
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