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Let's Make Asian Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps
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These 15 minute Asian Ground Beef Lettuce Wraps taste like the restaurant version and can be made at home in no time. Healthy, low carb, and paleo friendly - these are delicious and full of flavor!
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 cup mushrooms, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1.33 lbs 95% lean ground beef
  • 8 oz. canned water chestnuts, drained and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce (or coconut aminos for Paleo/Whole30)
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp Asian garlic chili paste (optional, to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 head butter lettuce
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Step 1Heat the sesame oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the red pepper and mushrooms to the pan. Cook for 5-7 minutes until they begin to soften. Add the ground beef to the pan. Breaking it up as it cooks. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until beef is browned and cooked through,
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Step 2Add the ground beef to the pan. Use a wooden spoon to break up the meat as it cooks. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until beef is browned and cooked through. Add the water chestnuts and garlic to the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the garlic is fragrant.
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Step 3Add the soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic chili paste, and ginger. Stir together and cook for 3-4 minutes. Taste and season if needed.
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Step 4Serve ground beef in lettuce wraps topped with cashews and green onions.
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