Spicy Turkey Lettuce Wraps Recipe
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Spicy Turkey Lettuce Wraps Recipe

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My go-to meal after an evening run is this satisfying turkey wrap with jicama, a potato-like root veggie used in Mexican cooking. —Christie Arp, Blue Ridge, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/2 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled jicama or celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup julienned carrot
  • 6 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • Hot mustard, optional

Nutritional Facts

3 wraps (calculated without mustard): 212 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 655mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.


  1. In a large skillet, cook turkey, jicama and onion over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink, breaking up turkey into crumbles. Stir in soy sauce, ginger, garlic and peppers. Add carrot; cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed.
  2. Serve in lettuce. If desired, serve with mustard. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Turkey Lettuce Wraps in Simple & Delicious February/March 2016

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Reviewed Feb. 7, 2016


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