Asian Lettuce Wraps

The combination of the natural sweetness of pears with spicy Asian chili sauce makes this the perfect sweet and savory dish. Friends and family will enjoy creating their own personalized flavor-packed wrap.
Asian Lettuce Wraps

Serves

4
Prep Time
20 min.
Cook Time
10 min.
The combination of the natural sweetness of pears with spicy Asian chili sauce makes this the perfect sweet and savory dish. Friends and family will enjoy creating their own personalized flavor-packed wrap.
Ingredients
1 can (15oz.) Del Monte® Pear Halves in 100% Juice 2 Tbsps. peanut butter 1 Tbsp. Asian hot chili sauce, or to taste 1 Tbsp. canola oil 1 lb. ground turkey breast ¾ cup diced red onion, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1½ Tbsps. grated fresh ginger ½ tsp. salt 12 pieces large lettuce leaves, such as Bibb or Iceberg ½ cup matchstick carrots [or shredded carrots], optional ½ cup chopped dry roasted peanuts, optional ½ cup chopped fresh mint leaves, optional 1 lime, cut in 8 wedges, optional
Directions
  1. Drain pears, reserving juice. Combine reserved juice, peanut butter and chili sauce in a microwave-safe bowl. Cook on HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until peanut butter is softened. Whisk with a fork. Set aside.
  2. Chop pears and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey and cook 4 minutes, breaking up large pieces while cooking. Add 1/2 cup red onion and garlic; cook 2 minutes, or until fragrant.
  4. Add juice mixture; cook 4 minutes or until liquid is absorbed, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; gently stir in green onion, ginger, salt and pears.
  5. Spoon 1/3 cup turkey mixture in each lettuce leaf and top each with remaining red onion and 2 tsp. of each topping. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.
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