Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps
  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup plum sauce
  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 bag coleslaw mix (10-12 ounces)
  • ½ cup shredded carrots, plus more for serving if desired
  • 1 can water chestnuts, chopped
  • Red Bell Pepper Strips, optional for serving
  • Boston Bibb lettuce leaves, or your favorite lettuce
  1. Cook ground beef in skillet over medium heat with the garlic and red pepper flakes.
  2. When browned, drain well and add the plum sauce, hoisin sauce, rice wine vinegar, ginger, and sesame oil.
  3. Cook for a few minutes to allow the flavors to blend.
  4. Add the coleslaw mix, carrots, and water chestnuts. Continue cooking about 5 minutes until coleslaw mix is crisp tender.
  5. Spoon into the lettuce leaves.
  6. Top with shredded carrots and sliced red bell peppers if desired.
Recipe by Sunflower Supper Club at