Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce Wraps12 ounces dried, flavored tofu
3 tablespoons chopped garlic
2 tablespoons chopped ginger
2 1/2 cups shiitake mushrooms, chopped
1 cup bean sprout
1 carrot cut into fine strips
1 head lettuce, use large leaves
1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 lemon, squeezed 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
salt and pepper, to taste
Stir fry chopped garlic, ginger and carrot with some water in wok for a few minutes until soft. Lettuce Wrap prepAdd the shiitakes and soy sauce, salt and pepper and red pepper flakes, if using. Cook for 5-10 minutes, then add the dried tofu cook for another 2-5 minutes. Spoon the mixture into the lettuce leaves, add a few drops of lemon juice, and roll them up! This dish goes well served over brown rice.

Per serving (Serves 4):

  • Calories: 157
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Calories from Fat: 43
  • Cholesterol: 0
  • Protein: 15.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.5 g
  • Sugar: 2.7 g
  • Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Sodium: 277 mg
  • Calcium: 231 mg
  • Iron: 3 mg
  • Vitamin C: 10.1 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 1305 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 0.5 mg

Source: 21-Day China Kickstart Menu / Photos by Kathy Patalsky