BEEF AND RAMEN LETTUCE WRAPS

Sirloin Ramen Lettuce Bites --
Lean Cut30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 30 to 35 minutes
  • Makes 20 appetizer wraps.

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  2. 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  3. 1 package (3 ounces) Oriental or beef-flavored ramen noodles
  4. 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  5. 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  6. 1 tablespoon honey
  7. 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  8. 1 cup bean sprouts
  9. 1 cup shredded carrots
  10. 20 large Boston or leaf lettuce leaves
  11. 1/4 cup torn fresh mint leaves

INSTRUCTIONS FOR BEEF AND RAMEN LETTUCE WRAPS

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and garlic; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking beef into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, reserve ramen noodle seasoning packet. Break noodles into bite-sized pieces; set aside. Combine vinegar, oil, honey, soy sauce and 1 teaspoon of the ramen seasoning packet; set aside.
  3. Remove skillet from heat. Stir in bean sprouts, carrots and uncooked noodles. Add vinegar mixture; toss to coat. Divide beef mixture evenly between lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with mint. Serve immediately.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160ºF. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

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