Vegan Lettuce Wraps

A spectacular appetizer or a light snack in the middle of the day.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sesame or olive oil
  • 3/4 cup diced celery
  • 3/4 cup diced carrots
  • 2 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 head bibb or romaine lettuce or napa cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Heat oil in sauté pan; add ginger, celery and carrots.
  2. Stir and sauté for 5-7 minutes until slightly soft.
  3. Add soy sauce, seasoning, and stir, cooking for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, spoon into lettuce leaves and sprinkle sesame seeds on top.
  5. Roll and enjoy.

Make a spicy peanut dipping sauce by mixing:

  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup tamari
  • 1-2 tablespoons Sriracha or chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup organic peanut butter or almond butter
  • Juice of one lime
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil