Ground Beef Asian Lettuce Wraps with Zucchini Stir Fry

ground beef asian lettuce wrapsWell that title sure is a mouthful. One delicious, sweet-and-spicy-at-the-same-time mouthful. I was in Asian heaven last night. (Please resist the urge to post a comment about how politically incorrect it is of me to create imagery with ethnically-based heavens, thank-you-very-much). Moving on…

I thought you’d want some recipes, right?! Let’s do this.

Dinner comprised edamame (organic–no GMOs here) that I steamed and then drenched in minced garlic and sesame oil; japonica rice (non-GMO project verified) with a miso dressing; tom kha phak (sorry, folks, no recipe for that one; I cheated and bought it!); Beyond Organic ground beef that I cooked Asian-style and spooned into beautiful lettuce cups, and a bottle of our favorite Momokawa Diamond filtered sake. This could have easily been a 3-course meal, but we plated everything together and then just FEASTED (that’s classy talk for “pigged out”). Let’s get to the recipe sharing, shall we?

Beyond Organic Ground Beef Asian Lettuce Wraps Ingredients

  • photo 110 leaves of lettuce, washed and dried
  • 1 lb. Beyond Organic ground beef, thawed
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1/2 T. garlic, minced
  • 1/2 T. pickled ginger, minced
  • 2-3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 T. sriracha sauce (I made mine from scratch so it wouldn’t be processed)

Beyond Organic Ground Beef Asian Lettuce Wraps Recipe

  • lettuce 2Brown beef in a large pan
  • Move the beef to the side of your pan and add garlic, onions, and the white parts of your chopped scallion to the exposed part of your pan, cooking until soft (about 4-5 minutes)
  • Stir in remaining ingredients and garnish with scallions
  • Serve with freshly washed and dried green or red leaf lettuce (mine came from Spacegirl Organics)

Stir Fry Zucchini Ingredients

  • uncooked zucchini2 zucchinis chopped into 1-inch chunks (Spacegirl has the BEST zucchini!)
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 T. sesame oil
  • 1/2 T. sesame seeds
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Stir Fry Zucchini Recipe

  • zucchiniHeat oil in a large pan and add garlic. Cook an additional minute to allow garlic to break down just a little
  • Add zucchini and onion and cook over medium heat — keep it moving so it won’t burn (if you’re in a stainless steel pan like I used)
  • Stir in salt, pepper, and sesame seeds
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About jenni smith

Jenni Smith is a recovering fast food addict and a reformed couch potato who swore she'd never be a distributor... until the day she realized the only thing holding her back from reaching her true potential was her own stubbornness. And maybe a bit of fear. When she finally decided to put on her "big girl pants", Jenni (and her rock star husband, Paul) went from founding distributor to top earner in two years, and is now a Youngevity Vice Chairman Marketing Director. With a 15-year career in marketing and two little girls at home, Jenni raises her kids and her family's income at the same time and is passionate about coaching anyone who has: A) a desire for better health; B) a need for better wealth; C) patience for sass.
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One Response to Ground Beef Asian Lettuce Wraps with Zucchini Stir Fry

  1. Lisa Ramirez says:

    Yum. I totally need to call you. I’ve slacked. So sorry!

    Sent from my iPhone

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