Lettuce Wraps: I had you at “lettuce”…
Actually, I am fairly certain I did not have you at “lettuce”, but “Lettuce Wraps” as a title leaves me wanting, so I threw that extra part in there.
But I did make Lettuce Wraps for dinner. TURKEY Lettuce Wraps.
That’s right…. TURKEY.
*bom chicka wow WOW*
I came across a recipe for Pork Lettuce Wraps here. I was all, “Oh… Yes please…”
But I made some modifications. Like using TURKEY instead of PORK.
I also couldn’t find Thai chili garlic paste… So I used chili garlic sauce. And rice wine vinegar? I just used rice vinegar.
Badda Boom, Badda Bing!
Here’s THE BEST PART of this whole dinner… the kids LOVED it.
Now they want Turkey Lettuce Wrap Mondays.
Um… I don’t even know my spawn anymore. And also, COOLEST KIDS EVER!
I also served corn on the cob because I wasn’t sure the kids would like the meat mix… and knew that at the very least they’d eat a lion’s share of corn on the cob. Hitherhencetofore – not starving… but miracle of all miracles — I am the Turkey Lettuce Wrap hero y’all!!!
Unrelated: Has anyone ever used lettuce leaves as a cape?
Veggies: I have had a WICKED hankerin’ for asparagus, oh…. FOR A YEAR, I don’t know… Who craves asparagus???
Me, apparently. I freak me out a
So when I saw those green guys at the store you better believe I snatched up a bundle. And then the yellow zucchini guys were laying in the bin next to the asparagus… looking all edible and complimentary to the asparagus, so I snatched a couple of those fellas…
When I got home I snapped the ends off the asparagus, sliced up the yellow zucchini, threw the broiler on high, tossed the greens and yellows in some olive oil & salt & pepper… and voila!
But the kids didn’t eat those. They ate corn. Aaaaaand TURKEY LETTUCE WRAPS.
And watermelon. YAY for watermelon!!! *smells summer appraoching* A little sweet for the tooth, and a little color on the plate.
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