Lettuce Cups With A Vegetarian Twist – Very Healthy and Yummy!

Tofu Lettuce Cups

We tried this fabulously delicious Vegetarian Lettuce Cup recipe from threemanycooks.com.

It is a very yummy and healthy recipe. It is very flavorful. I recommend it and you should try it too!

Three cheers for the cooks at threemanycooks.com. They have some really good healthy recipes on their blog.

Vegetarian Lettuce Cups


Serves 4-6


2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 medium onion,diced

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped medium

1 package (14 ounces) extra firm tofu, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup ketchup

4 teaspoons rice wine vinegar

4 teaspoons sesame oil

2 teaspoons red pepper flakes

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 head ice burg lettuce, quartered at the core, core removed, leaves separated and torn into approximate 4-inch cups

Garnish: 1/4 cup sliced scallions, 1/4 cup chopped peanuts


Heat oil in a large (12-inch skillet) over medium-high heat. Add onions, garlic, and water chestnuts; sauté until onions soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add tofu; continue to cook. Meanwhile, mix soy, ketchup, vinegar, oil, pepper flakes, and sugar. Add to the sautéing tofu; continue to cook until mixture has thickened to the texture of thick sloppy Joe’s. When ready to serve, warm tofu mixture.


Lay out lettuce cups on a serving tray. Fill each with 2 tablespoons of filling, then garnish with scallions and peanuts. Serve. – See more at: http://threemanycooks.com/recipes/strictly-vegetarian/vegetarian-lettuce-cups/#sthash.F9VFf3cw.dpuf


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