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Heart Healthy Recipe: Asian Noodle Lettuce Wraps

February 20, 2019

Asian Noodle Lettuce Wraps

Serves 6

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INGREDIENTS

Wraps:

  • ½ pound spaghetti
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 4 ounces bean sprouts
  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 1 handful of scallions
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, rough chopped
  • ½ head napa cabbage
  • ½ head purple cabbage
  • 2 cups peanuts
  • 6 large lettuce leaves

Dressing:

  • ½ cup sunflower oil
  • ? cup low sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup oyster sauce
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons ginger, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook spaghetti al dente (about 7-8 minutes).
  2. While spaghetti is cooking, thinly slice carrots, red bell pepper, cucumbers, scallions, and cabbage.
  3. Drain cooked spaghetti in a colander and pour cold water over noodles to cool. Let drain well.
  4. Mix spaghetti, carrots, peppers, bean sprouts, cucumbers, scallions, cilantro, napa cabbage, and purple cabbage.
  5. For the dressing, mix all ingredients together with a whisk or in blender.
  6. Toss noodles mixture and spoon into lettuce leaves.

Optional: garnish with chopped peanuts.


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