Lettuce Wraps with Asian Peanut Sauce | Recipe

This is a big hit with my family, readers and, especially, ME. You can never go wrong with peanut sauce.

What you will need for the wraps (aside from the sauce):

9 oz. of beef tenderloin for stir frying

1 Tbs. oil to saute the meat (I recommend either olive oil or coconut oil spray along with a few drops of sesame seed oil for a GREAT flavor.)

1/2 cup shredded carrots

1 cup of spinach

butter leaf lettuce or romaine hearts 

1 clove garlic, diced

Optional: Top with avocado. I left this out because it is quite a bit of fat and carbs, but once again, if you have less weight to lose and are ok with that then go for it. It’s also tough if you’re only cooking for yourself as you don’t want any of the avocado to go to waste.

How to cook the wraps:

Make sure your lettuce, spinach and carrots are washed and prepped as needed. Probably not much chopping needed if you buy the carrots pre-shredded!

Heat up your pan to medium-high heat with your oil (olive oil spray and a few drops of sesame seed oil). Chop up your beef into bite size pieces. Add your beef and garlic to the pan. Saute the beef until cooked through – it shouldn’t need more than 5 minutes.

I prepare my sauce while the meat is cooking.

Once the meat is cooked through, add the peanut sauce (see below), spinach and shredded carrots in with the beef. Mix it well, then serve it up!

What you will need for the sauce:

3 Tbs. low sodium soy sauce

8 Tbs. of PB2 mixed with 4 Tbs. of water (use whatever powdered peanut butter you like or, hey, people are touchy about peanut butter- use whatever you think is best for you!)

1 clove garlic, diced 

1 Tsp. ground cayenne pepper

1.5 Tsp. of honey

How to cook the sauce:

Umm… combine it? Duh 🙂 Mix well until smooth. It should be fairly thick and will become the perfect consistency once you combine it with the hot meat.

Serving size & macros: 

6 oz of beef/veggie mixture. I recommend having 3 wraps with 2 oz. per wrap! *I did not include avocado in the macros*

350 Cal, 23 g. Fat, 12 g. Carb, 29 g. Protein

Enjoy!

*This is meant to serve 3 dinners for one person, if you will be serving more please double in size as needed.*

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