Lettuce Wraps

1 package of veggie ground round (this product is  not gluten-free as it contains wheat protein)

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp ginger, grated

1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder

1/4 cup hoisin sauce

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp Asian chili sauce

Heat a frypan over medium heat and put the veggie ground round in.  Add the rest of the ingredients and stir and heat through.  Add a bit of water is necessary to keep the mixture moist.

Sliver up some green onions, cucumber and red peppers like so:

On a nice big piece of lettuce:

place a big spoonful of the ground round mixture, add some red peppers, cucumbers and green onions, roll up and eat.  Yum!

I want to explore using Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) in my cooking rather than the pre-made veggie ground round.  That way I can control the ingredients. If you have any recipes using TVP please post or link them in the comments.  Thanks.

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2 thoughts on “Lettuce Wraps

  1. Camille says:

    Did you grow some of these veggies? Your pics display freshness. I like this new blog site overall. I like how you take photos of the steps and ingredients. Also the words being displayed in the colour it states. Your personal pic is not too shabby either 😉

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