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Spicy Turkey Lettuce Wraps

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


  • 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


  • In a large skillet, cook and crumble turkey with jicama and onion over medium heat until no longer pink, 4-6 minutes. Stir in soy sauce, ginger, garlic and peppers. Add carrot; cook and stir until liquid is absorbed, 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve in lettuce. If desired, serve with mustard.
Nutrition Facts
3 wraps: 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.

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  • kathryn
    Apr 23, 2020

    Great! added a couple dashes of sesame oil to the sauce to enhance the flavor

  • dine4now
    Jun 24, 2018

    Made it today. Turkey VERY dry and no sauce!! FAR cry from PF Chang's! Don't waste your time!

  • RHDH42603
    Feb 7, 2016


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    Jun 15, 2010

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