A brilliantly different starter or snack. Made from minced beef, lamb, pork or turkey served rolled in a large lettuce leaf.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat butter in a large skillet; stir in the red pepper, red onion, celery, and pine nuts. Cook and stir until vegetables are soft, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle the paprika, coriander, and cayenne pepper over the vegetables; stir to blend. Stir in the ground beef and dash of soy sauce.

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  • Cook and stir until beef is browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Drain fat.

  • Divide the beef mixture between the lettuce leaves. Gently roll up leaves, encasing the meat. Tie lettuce rolls with long chives. Serve immediately.

Cook's Note

These lettuce rolls also taste wonderful when made with lamb, pork, or turkey.

Nutrition Facts

184.6 calories; 10.9 g protein; 6 g carbohydrates; 42.3 mg cholesterol; 87.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (2)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
01/21/2017
Made as written except I left out the pine nuts due to personal preference and added chopped water chestnuts instead. I too felt the recipe as written lacked something so after tasting it I added some sesame oil and Sriracha which bumped the flavor up a notch. Good base recipe just needs some amping up Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
03/24/2010
Not bad. I thought the over all flavor was lacking something but I'm not quite sure what (sesame oil maybe?). I wasn't overly keen on the pine nuts and celery. This was ok for a change but isn't something I'd make again. Thanks anyway! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/21/2017
Made as written except I left out the pine nuts due to personal preference and added chopped water chestnuts instead. I too felt the recipe as written lacked something so after tasting it I added some sesame oil and Sriracha which bumped the flavor up a notch. Good base recipe just needs some amping up Read More
Rating: 3 stars
03/24/2010
Not bad. I thought the over all flavor was lacking something but I'm not quite sure what (sesame oil maybe?). I wasn't overly keen on the pine nuts and celery. This was ok for a change but isn't something I'd make again. Thanks anyway! Read More
(4)
Rating: 4 stars
01/21/2017
Made as written except I left out the pine nuts due to personal preference and added chopped water chestnuts instead. I too felt the recipe as written lacked something so after tasting it I added some sesame oil and Sriracha which bumped the flavor up a notch. Good base recipe just needs some amping up Read More
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