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29 Fresh And Delicious Lettuce Wrap Ideas

Some of these are just burgers wrapped in lettuce but you know what it's OK.

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1. Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Cook chicken, onions, celery, garlic and broth for 4 hours in a slow cooker. Add the hot sauce, let it go another 30 minutes, then wrap it up and add all your favorite things. Get the recipe.

7. Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Dipping Sauce

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This recipe has a super shortcut recipe for peanut dipping sauce that's just Newman's Own Sesame Ginger Dressing + Peanut Butter. But if store-bought salad dressing isn't for you, use a from-scratch recipe for the sauce instead.

9. Vegetarian Mexican Quinoa Salad Cups With Creamy Cilantro-Lime Dressing

minimalistbaker.com

The sweet potato chunks get roasted, the black beans are flavored with cumin and cinnamon, and the dressing is made from avocado, cilantro, and lime. Get the recipe.

10. Chipotle Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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You'll sauté chicken, reheat frozen corn, and make a quick chipotle sauce in a food processor (cilantro, lime juice, chipotle peppers in adobo) — then heat it all back up together with some diced bell pepper. Get the recipe.

13. Sweet and Sour Pork in Lettuce Cups

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A good straightforward take: Heat pan, add onion and garlic, and minced pork, add delicious liquids and cook it down. Eat. You could easily sub ground chicken, turkey, or beef here. Get the recipe.

14. Chicken Sausage Lettuce Wraps

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You'll make super-flavorful chicken sausage patties by mixing ground chicken with fish sauce, Thai chile, shallots, oyster sauce and garlic, then wrap them in adorable lettuce packages. Get the recipe.

15. Lettuce Wraps with Smoked Trout

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Quick pickle carrots and cucumbers in lime juice, sugar and fish sauce for 30 minutes. Toss in smoked trout, mint, basil, and tomatoes, peanuts. DELICIOUS! Get the recipe.

17. Crockpot Curried Thai Short Rib Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce + Mango Salsa.

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This one may be more of a dinner party dish than a family meal: You'll brown short ribs then put them in a slow cooker for 8 hours with garlic, ginger, sweet Thai chili sauce, soy sauce, thai red curry paste and fish sauce. Get the recipe.

22. Curried Salmon Burger Lettuce Wraps w/Crispy Sweet Potato Straws + Goat Cheese.

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A genius excuse to put sweet potato fries in your lettuce wrap along with some healthy pan-fried salmon burgers. Why not. Get the recipe.

24. Easy Chicken Salad Wrap

This sounds really weird and was created by a kid, winning the JIF peanut butter's "Creative Kids In the Kitchen" Contest: Mix peanut butter with mayonnaise and honey, toss in cooked chicken, chopped apple, and grapes. Huh. Try it..

26. Latin-Spiced Chicken in Lettuce Cups

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For the dark meat lovers: Chicken leg gets marinated in lime juice, olive oil and spices for four hours before they're roasted, so you know this one's good. Get the recipe.

28. Spicy Uni Lardo Sushi In Lettuce Cups

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FANCY TIME! Warning, will not be easy or cheap to source ingredients but those who want to get down with some lardo and uni will not mind. Get the recipe.