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Crunchy Ginger Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

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Crunchy Ginger Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

Created by Wendy at Fit-and-Frugal.com Crunchy Ginger Quinoa Lettuce Wraps are a delicious dish that incorporates Ancient Harvest quinoa crunchy ginger and lettuce.

Prep Time: 30
Total Time: 45

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Ancient Harvest™ quinoa, any variety
  • ¼ head red cabbage, slivered
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 3 scallions, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas, trimmed and halved diagonally
  • ¾ cup edamame, shelled and thawed
  • ⅓ cup roasted peanuts, chopped
  • ¼ cup low-sodium, gluten-free soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice, plus extra lime to serve
  • 1 – 2 heads romaine, or other large-leafed lettuce

Directions

  1. Separate the head of lettuce into individual leaves. Rinse and dry, either with a salad spinner or by hand, using clean kitchen towels or paper towels to pat the leaves dry. Refrigerate between layers of clean, dry paper towels until ready to assemble and serve.
  2. Cook quinoa according to package directions and set aside. Transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Add cabbage, all other vegetables, and peanuts to quinoa and toss to combine.
  4. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, ginger and lime juice with a fork or whisk. Add to quinoa mixture and stir to coat.
  5. Spoon filling (approximately ⅓ to ½ cup per leaf) into the center of lettuce leaves, taco-style. Serve with lime wedges.
Servings: 6-8