Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

Upon searching it out, I found that a few other people had done this, but I wasn’t able to find a recipe that matched, well… mostly what I happened to have in the house when I was struck with the desire to cook this.

This is all my guesses on the measurements after the fact.

  • Half an onion diced
  • 1/2 cup orange bell pepper diced
  • Half package of mushrooms cubed
  • 1/4 cup carrots cubed
  • 8 0z water chestnuts cubed
  • 1/2 uncooked quinoa
  • garlic
  • sesame oil
  • soy sauce
  • ground ginger
  • romaine lettuce

In one pot, get your quinoa cooking. In a pan, start cooking your onions and bell peppers with a generous drizzling of sesame oil. Once they are closing in on how cooked you’d like them, put your mushrooms and garlic in

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This is what mine looked like at this point. Then I put in the carrots and water chestnuts. I wanted them to still be a little crunchy. I sprinkled ground ginger on top, and then mixed in the cooked quinoa. Pour in soy sauce to taste and serve on romaine lettuce.

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Everyone loved it. Next time I’m planning on putting in a little honey, and the rest will vary based on what’s in the house, but the bones of the recipe was awesome.

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One response to “Quinoa Lettuce Wraps”

  1. sarahlynnorton says :

    looks Delicious! i will definitely try in the near future!

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