Recipe for Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

Submitted by: Anita

Recipe Ingredients:
cup organic quinoa
cups water
low sodium bouillon cube
tsp freshly grated ginger
clove garlic, minced
tsp red pepper flakes
tsp chopped fresh cilantro
tbsp extra virgin olive oil
tbsp honey
tbsp lemon juice
tsp salt
1/2  cup organic peanut butter
1/2  cup chopped peanuts
lettuce leaves (Iceberg or Boston)

Cooking Directions:
1.  1. Combine quinoa, water and bouillon cube in a medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil; Reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Cool.

2.  2. In a medium large bowl, combine ginger, scallions, garlic, red pepper flakes and cilantro. Add cooled quinoa and stir to mix.

3.  3. In a jar or small bowl, whisk together olive oil, maple syrup or honey, lemon juice, and salt. Pour over quinoa mixture. Cover and refrigerate.

4.  4. When ready to serve, spread 1 tablespoon peanut butter on each lettuce leaf. Top with about 1/3 cup quinoa mixture and sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon peanuts. Roll up and enjoy. (Can substitute almond butter, and chopped almonds)

    Chopped Peanuts Chopped Peanuts
Delicious chopped peanuts with no salt. Ideal for ice cream toppings, baking, and cooking. Also known as granulated peanuts.

Organic Peanut Butter (Creamy, Unsalted) Organic Peanut Butter (Creamy, Unsalted)
Delicious dry roasted peanuts are used to make this incredibly smooth organic peanut butter. There are no additives such as sugar or salt. Just pure peanut butter.

Organic Quinoa Organic Quinoa
Organic quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a light, fluffy, edible seed that feels and tastes more like a grain. Thanks to its mild, somewhat nutty and irresistible flavor, organic quinoa is an immensely popular food. But this "mother grain" is also valued for its tremendous nutritional content.

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