25 minsDinner

Asian-style turkey lettuce wraps with rice

Makes: four servings
Makes: four servings


  • 1 cup brown rice (dry)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • ½ red onion
  • 2 cups radish
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 butter lettuce head
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 ½ tbsp tamari
  • 1 ⅔ limes
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ¾ cup chopped cilantro


  1. Prepare rice according to package instructions.

  2. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a skillet over medium-high. Add ground turkey and cook, breaking into pieces with a wooden spoon, about 8 minutes, or until no longer pink. Transfer to a bowl with a slotted spoon, leaving the juices behind.

  3. Meanwhile, peel and dice red onion. Thinly slice radishes. Peel and slice avocado. Separate and wash butter lettuce leaves; pat dry.

  4. Heat remaining 2 tbsp olive oil in the empty skillet. Add onion and cook 3 minutes, then add garlic and cook 2 minute more, until garlic is starting to color. Remove from heat and return ground turkey to the pan. Add tamari, 2 tbsp lime juice and the ground ginger; mix well. Adjust seasoning to taste.

  5. Place a spoonful of rice and ground turkey into each lettuce cup. Garnish with radish, avocado and cilantro.