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Ground Beef in Lettuce Cups

Ground Beef in Lettuce Cups


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Ground Beef in Lettuce Cups

This dish is easy to make and fun to eat. It's also low in calories, making it very diet-friendly.


  • Ready Time : 0 min




  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup fried vermicelli rice noodles, optional
  • 8-10 large lettuce leaves, whole (romaine or butter lettuce)


  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon blackstrap molasses
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dry red wine
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons water


Combine ingredients for marinade. Add ground beef and let marinate for 15 minutes. In a large frying pan heat oil. Add marinated meat and stir-fry on a high heat until meat is cooked through. Add frozen peas and cook for one more minute. Turn off heat and stir in fried rice noodles. Remove mixture to a serving platter and serve next to lettuce leaves to be used as wraps. Place a lettuce leaf on your plate, spoon meat into center, and fold up lettuce to form a cup.

About Shifrah Devorah and Zipporah Malka


We are a mother-daughter team who LOVE food. So when we started keeping kosher about seventeen years ago, we had to learn how to convert our love of food and eating to our new kosher lifestyle. Now we share what we learned with you. Read more about our first book The Complete Asian Kosher Cookbook and our newest book, Mexican Kosher Cooking

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