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Ginger beef lettuce wraps

Ginger beef lettuce wraps

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Rustle up these Asian inspired noodle and edamame bean lettuce cups for a low-calorie dinner - ready in half an hour

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal383
fat16g
saturates4g
carbs32g
sugars7g
fibre8g
protein23g
salt2.8g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 200g beef mince
  • 8 spring onions , sliced on an angle, green parts reserved
  • 1 red pepper , chopped
  • thumb-sized piece ginger , peeled and finely grated
  • 100ml oyster sauce
  • 350g frozen edamame soya beans
  • 300g pack cooked rice noodles
  • 2 limes , 1 cut into wedges
  • 2 butter lettuces , or 1 iceberg

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan. Add the beef and fry until browned all over and starting to crisp. Add the spring onions, pepper, ginger, oyster sauce and beans. Stir-fry for another 5 mins until the veg has softened, then add the noodles and juice of 1 lime. Season well and toss everything together until well combined and heated through.

  • STEP 2

    Separate the lettuces into leaves. Pile the noodles into the leaves, sprinkle over the reserved spring onions to garnish and serve with the lime wedges.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2015

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