Beef and Lettuce Wraps

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

A light main course for 4 or an easy appetizer- your choice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet cook the beef and onion, breaking up large pieces until browned.
  2. Drain off all the fat.
  3. Add peanut and soy sauce, cucumber and mint, stir well, season with salt& pepper.
  4. Place a large spoonful into each lettuce leaf, roll up, serve.


Most Helpful

What a great and easy little light dinner! So much more simple to make than the Chiles Lettuce Wraps. I used a Thai peanut sauce and these came out like little Thai tacos. The mint and the peanut sauce combined to be the main flavorings. I seasoned mine with a hot chile sauce (sambal oleck), which went really well. I could come to be addicted to these! Thanks so much!

Sue Lau April 21, 2003

This was a very easy, very tasty dish, and the flavors combined perfectly. I loved the mint and cucumber! Clearly, the end result will be influenced by the quality and taste of the Asian peanut sauce, so use a good brand - or make your own 'tried and true' peanut sauce. Next time I'll add some sambal oelek, as Sue L suggested. I garnished the finished dish with some chopped peanuts (for texture) before wrapping in the lettuce leaves. Thanks for sharing this recipe Chia - it will be a regular dish for this family!

Daydream August 08, 2003

Easy, quick summer dinner.

Kasha July 23, 2009

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