Meatless Monday: Spiced Tofu Lettuce Wraps

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Spiced Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Do you like your meals to have a little kick? If so, we’ve got the perfect Meatless Monday recipe for you. These Spiced Tofu Lettuce Wraps are sure to spice up your life. They’re proof that plant-based meals don’t have to be bland. In fact, they can have your taste buds dancing and begging for more.

Quick, easy, delicious, and healthy? These Spiced Tofu Lettuce Wraps deliver it all. And they’re the perfect way to add some heat to a cold winter day. So go ahead and give them a try this Monday. We promise you won’t regret it.

Looking for some extra guidance to help you kick-start your plant-based diet? Sign up for Renown’s Food for Life program. For details, email Chris Wyatt at cwyatt@renown.org.

To get an assessment on your specific dietary needs, schedule a consultation with one of Renown’s registered dietitians at Health Improvement Programs. Call 775-982-5073.

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Servings4lettuce wraps
Cook Time15minutes
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15minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 head butter lettuce, washed and leaves separated
  • 12 ounces firm tofu, cut into 8 equal finger-sized strips
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup packaged shredded broccoli slaw
  • 1/2 medium mango, thinly sliced
  • 1 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • dash Sriracha sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Pat dry tofu and season with Chinese five spice. Let set for approximately 30 minutes, dabbing any moisture around tofu with paper towel.
  2. Mix onion, jalapeno and broccoli slaw into a bowl with rice wine vinegar and ground pepper.
  3. Heat a large nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat. Lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray and then add tofu. Saute until lightly crusted, about 5 minutes on each side. Hold to serve hot or chilled.
  4. Spread onion/jalapeno/slaw mix into butter lettuce.
  5. Layer mango and tofu onto slaw mix then garnish with green onion and cilantro leaves.
  6. Dot with Sriracha hot sauce as desired and enjoy.
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Ingredients
  • 1 head butter lettuce, washed and leaves separated
  • 12 ounces firm tofu, cut into 8 equal finger-sized strips
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup packaged shredded broccoli slaw
  • 1/2 medium mango, thinly sliced
  • 1 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • dash Sriracha sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Pat dry tofu and season with Chinese five spice. Let set for approximately 30 minutes, dabbing any moisture around tofu with paper towel.
  2. Mix onion, jalapeno and broccoli slaw into a bowl with rice wine vinegar and ground pepper.
  3. Heat a large nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat. Lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray and then add tofu. Saute until lightly crusted, about 5 minutes on each side. Hold to serve hot or chilled.
  4. Spread onion/jalapeno/slaw mix into butter lettuce.
  5. Layer mango and tofu onto slaw mix then garnish with green onion and cilantro leaves.
  6. Dot with Sriracha hot sauce as desired and enjoy.

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