Honey-Sambal Turkey Lettuce Cups with Sweet Peppers & Mushrooms

Honey-Sambal Turkey Lettuce Cups

with Sweet Peppers & Mushrooms

25 MIN
4 Servings
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    Honey-Sambal Turkey Lettuce Cups with Sweet Peppers & Mushrooms
    Title
    • 2 Tbsps Soy Sauce
    • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil
    • 1 Tbsp Sambal Oelek
    • ½ lb Cremini Mushrooms
    • 2 heads Butter Lettuce
    • ½ lb Sweet Peppers
    • ⅓ cup Asian-Style Sautéed Aromatics
    • 1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
    • 3 Tbsps Roasted Peanuts
    • 4 tsps Honey
    • 1 lb Plant-Based Ground Beyond Beef ™
    • 1 cup Sushi Rice
    Cook the rice
    1 Cook the rice

    Remove the honey from the refrigerator to bring to room temperature. In a medium pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 1 3/4 cups of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 15 to 17 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. 

    Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
    2 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce

    Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut the mushrooms into bite-sized pieces. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores. Halve lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Cut off and discard the root ends of the lettuce; separate the leaves. Roughly chop the peanuts. In a bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey (kneading the packet before opening), vinegar, sesame oil, and as much of the sambal oelek as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be.

    Make the filling
    3 Make the filling

    In a large pan, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the mushroom pieces in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned.  Add the Beyond Beef™; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the Beyond Beef™ apart with a spoon,  2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned.  Add the sliced peppers, sautéed aromatics, and half the sauce. Cook, stirring frequently, 3 to 4 minutes, or until the Beyond Beef™ is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. 

    Serve your dish
    4 Serve your dish

    Serve the lettuce leaves, cooked rice, filling, remaining sauce, and chopped peanuts separately. Assemble each cup using 2 lettuce leaves. Enjoy! 

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    Cook the rice
    1 Cook the rice

    Remove the honey from the refrigerator to bring to room temperature. In a medium pot, combine the rice, a big pinch of salt, and 1 3/4 cups of water. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook, without stirring, 15 to 17 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the rice is tender. Turn off the heat and fluff with a fork. 

    2 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce

    Meanwhile, wash and dry the fresh produce. Cut the mushrooms into bite-sized pieces. Cut off and discard the stems of the peppers; remove the cores. Halve lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise. Cut off and discard the root ends of the lettuce; separate the leaves. Roughly chop the peanuts. In a bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey (kneading the packet before opening), vinegar, sesame oil, and as much of the sambal oelek as you’d like, depending on how spicy you’d like the dish to be.

    Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce
    Make the filling
    3 Make the filling

    In a large pan, heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the mushroom pieces in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned.  Add the Beyond Beef™; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking the Beyond Beef™ apart with a spoon,  2 to 3 minutes, or until lightly browned.  Add the sliced peppers, sautéed aromatics, and half the sauce. Cook, stirring frequently, 3 to 4 minutes, or until the Beyond Beef™ is cooked through. Turn off the heat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired. 

    4 Serve your dish

    Serve the lettuce leaves, cooked rice, filling, remaining sauce, and chopped peanuts separately. Assemble each cup using 2 lettuce leaves. Enjoy! 

    Serve your dish
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