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Thai Beef Lettuce Cups

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DifficultyBeginner

These Thai Beef Lettuce Cups are so healthy, delicious and sure to become a family favorite. You can skip the take out and make the best Thai food at home.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time50 mins
 1 Sweet Potato, slice into pieces like the photo
 1 bunch Rainbow Carrots, sliced
 Ground Cinnamon
 Garlic Salt
 Black Pepper
 1 1/2 pounds Lean Ground Beef
 2 diced Garlic Cloves
 Olive Oil
 1 tablespoon Thai Red Curry Paste
 1 tablespoon Tamari or Soy Sauce
 1 tablespoon Fish Sauce
 1/4 cup Scallions (Green Onion) sliced small 6 ounces White Mushrooms, diced very small
 Butter Lettuce, clean and dry leaves
 Garnish
 Sliced Scallions
 Sriracha
1

Preheat oven to 375 F with the rack in the middle. Prepare a cookie sheet with parchment or a Silpat liner. Slice sweet potatoes and carrots into bite size pieces. Toss with some olive oil. cinnamon, garlic salt and black pepper. Spread in a single layer on the cookie sheet. Roast for about 35 to 40 minutes until soft and slightly browned. When cool enough to handle slice into very small pieces.

2

In a large saute pan brown beef and garlic over medium high heat. As meat cooks add Thai red curry paste, tamari and fish sauce, Add mushrooms and scallion for the last few minutes of cook time. Add 1 cup roasted sweet potatoes and carrots and carefully fold in to blend with the beef.

To Serve
3

Plate Thai meat mixture on top of butter lettuce leaves. Top with diced scallions and Sriracha.

Notes
4

I used lean (93%) Black Angus ground beef in these. Use any ground beef, lamb. turkey, chicken or vegan option.

5

Adjust all spices to taste.

Ingredients

 1 Sweet Potato, slice into pieces like the photo
 1 bunch Rainbow Carrots, sliced
 Ground Cinnamon
 Garlic Salt
 Black Pepper
 1 1/2 pounds Lean Ground Beef
 2 diced Garlic Cloves
 Olive Oil
 1 tablespoon Thai Red Curry Paste
 1 tablespoon Tamari or Soy Sauce
 1 tablespoon Fish Sauce
 1/4 cup Scallions (Green Onion) sliced small 6 ounces White Mushrooms, diced very small
 Butter Lettuce, clean and dry leaves
 Garnish
 Sliced Scallions
 Sriracha

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 F with the rack in the middle. Prepare a cookie sheet with parchment or a Silpat liner. Slice sweet potatoes and carrots into bite size pieces. Toss with some olive oil. cinnamon, garlic salt and black pepper. Spread in a single layer on the cookie sheet. Roast for about 35 to 40 minutes until soft and slightly browned. When cool enough to handle slice into very small pieces.

2

In a large saute pan brown beef and garlic over medium high heat. As meat cooks add Thai red curry paste, tamari and fish sauce, Add mushrooms and scallion for the last few minutes of cook time. Add 1 cup roasted sweet potatoes and carrots and carefully fold in to blend with the beef.

To Serve
3

Plate Thai meat mixture on top of butter lettuce leaves. Top with diced scallions and Sriracha.

Notes
4

I used lean (93%) Black Angus ground beef in these. Use any ground beef, lamb. turkey, chicken or vegan option.

5

Adjust all spices to taste.

Thai Beef Lettuce Cups

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