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You Won’t Miss the Bun – 3 Delicious Lettuce Wrap Recipes

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Delicious Lettuce Wrap

Are you looking for delicious and nutritious meal ideas that won’t weigh you down?

Lettuce wraps are a delightful and healthy alternative to traditional bread-based sandwiches. Not only do they provide a refreshing crunch, but they also offer a low-carb and gluten-free option for those looking to watch their carb intake. Lettuce wraps provide a versatile and nutritious twist to your favorite handheld meals.

Anything you can make with a bun, you can recreate using a crisp lettuce wrap. When it comes to wrapping, opt for large, flexible lettuce leaves like iceberg, romaine, or butter lettuce. To assemble, lay out the lettuce leaf and pile on your desired fillings.

Wrap a juicy beef patty with cheese, tomatoes, and onions for a delectable burger alternative.

Craving a savory taco? Fill your lettuce wrap with seasoned ground meat, salsa, and avocado.

Love sushi? Swap the seaweed for lettuce and roll up fresh fish, rice, and veggies.

The options are endless!

Get creative and enjoy a delightful twist on your favorite flavors. And to help you get started on the lettuce wrap revolution, we’ve included three low-cal, low-carb recipes below.

Thai-Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Thai Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe - Stonehenge Health


• 1 pound cubed chicken

• 2 tablespoons soy sauce

• 1 tablespoon sesame oil

• 2 teaspoons lime juice

• 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup

• 1 teaspoon grated ginger

• 1 clove garlic, minced

• 1 cup shredded carrots

• ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves

• 8 large lettuce leaves (iceberg, butter, or romaine)


1. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, lime juice, honey, grated ginger, and minced garlic. Whisk until well combined.

2. Place the chicken cubes in a skillet over medium heat, and cook for 4 minutes.

3. Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken and stir-fry for 3 minutes, until the chicken is heated through and well-coated with the sauce.

3. Remove the chicken from the heat and let it cool slightly.

4. To assemble the wraps, place a spoonful of chicken in the center of each lettuce leaf.

5. Top with shredded carrots and cilantro leaves.

6. Roll the lettuce leaves tightly, securing the fillings inside.

7. Serve immediately and enjoy these refreshing and flavorful Thai-inspired lettuce wraps.


Makes 8 wraps | Per Serving: 114 calories, 3.4g fat, 3.1g carbohydrates, 1.9g sugar, .4g fiber, 16.9g protein

Grilled Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Diced Tomatoes

Grilled Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Diced Tomatoes Recipe - Stonehenge Health


• 1 pound of large shrimp, peeled and deveined

• 2 tablespoons of olive oil

• 1 teaspoon of paprika

• 1 teaspoon of garlic powder

• Salt and pepper, to taste

• 8 large lettuce leaves (iceberg, butter, or romaine)

• 1 cup of diced tomatoes

• 1 cup diced onion

• ¼ cup of chopped fresh cilantro

• 2 tablespoons of lime juice

• Lime slices for garnish

• Optional toppings: sliced avocado, diced red onion, hot sauce


1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.

2. In a bowl, toss the shrimp with olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper until evenly coated.

3. Place the seasoned shrimp on a preheated grill pan and cook for about 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink and are cooked through. Remove from the pan.

4. Assemble the lettuce wraps by laying the lettuce leaves on a plate or serving platter.

5. In a separate bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, onions, fresh cilantro, and lime juice. Mix well to combine.

6. Take a lettuce leaf and spoon a portion of the diced tomato mixture onto it.

7. Top with a few grilled shrimp.

8. Optional: Add sliced avocado, diced red onion, or a drizzle of hot sauce for extra flavor and texture.

9. Repeat the process with the remaining lettuce leaves and ingredients.

10. Serve the grilled shrimp lettuce wraps immediately and enjoy this refreshing and light dish.

Tip: Feel free to adjust the seasonings and toppings according to your taste preferences. These lettuce wraps make for a delicious appetizer or a light and healthy meal option.


Makes 8 wraps | Per Serving: 84 calories, 3.6g fat, 2.8g carbohydrates, .9g sugar, .5g fiber, 11g protein

Delicious Tumeric-Spiced Lettuce Wraps

Tumeric Spiced Lettuce Wrap Recipe - Stonehenge Health


• 1 pound ground turkey (or any protein of your choice)

• 1 tablespoon olive oil

• 1 small onion, diced

• 2 cloves garlic, minced

• 1 teaspoon turmeric powder

• 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

• 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

• 1/4 teaspoon paprika

• Salt and pepper, to taste

• 1/2 cup diced tomatoes

• 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

• Juice of 1/2 lime

• Lettuce leaves (such as Bibb or Romaine)

• Optional toppings: sliced avocado, shredded carrots, sliced cucumber


1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the diced onion and minced garlic, and sauté until the onion becomes translucent and fragrant.

2. Add the ground turkey to the skillet, breaking it up with a spoon. Cook until the turkey is browned and cooked through.

3. Stir in the turmeric powder, cumin, coriander, paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 1-2 minutes to allow the spices to release their flavors.

4. Add the diced tomatoes and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, until the tomatoes are heated through.

5. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the fresh cilantro and lime juice.

6. Spoon the turmeric-spiced turkey mixture onto lettuce leaves, creating lettuce wraps.

7. Top with your desired optional toppings, such as sliced avocado, shredded carrots, and sliced mushrooms.

8. Serve immediately and enjoy the vibrant flavors of these turmeric-spiced lettuce wraps.

Note: Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other vegetables or sauces of your choice to the lettuce wraps. Get creative and make it your own!


Makes 8 wraps | Per Serving: 134 calories, 8.1g fat, 1.8g carbohydrates, .7g sugar, .5g fiber, 15.8g protein

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