Best Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps Recipe: Turn Every Day Into Meatless Monday by 30Seconds Food

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Best Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps Recipe: Turn Every Day Into Meatless Monday

If you're looking for exciting vegan recipes or vegetarian recipes, look no further. Everyone will enjoy this vegetarian lettuce wraps recipe – including meat-eaters.

This is the perfect lettuce wrap recipe for Meatless Monday, or any day of the week. This easy recipe is also great for meal prepping. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil 
  • 1 package (12 ounces) extra-firm tofu, pressed between paper towels to remove excess liquid and crumbled
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 can water chestnuts (8 ounces), drained and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 2 green onions, chopped 
  • large romaine, green leaf or butter lettuce leaves
  • red pepper flakes (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil in a bowl. Set aside. 
  2. Heat the canola oil in a large skillet or wok. Add the crumbled tofu and cook over medium-high heat for about 5-6 minutes. 
  3. Add the mushrooms and cook until mushrooms are soft and almost all the liquid has evaporated, about 4 minutes.
  4. Add the water chestnuts, garlic, ginger, green onions and red pepper flakes, if using. Cook about 1 minute.
  5. Pour the sauce over the mixture and stir. Cook until it begins to simmer, about 2 minutes. Serve with lettuce leaves. 

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Julie Rose
Want to try this! 😋
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Wow, does this look delicious! Who would miss the meat, so yum!!

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