Turkey and Lettuce Wraps

Turkey and Lettuce Wraps

Chances are the lettuce wraps from that “factory restaurant” aren’t as good for you as our Turkey and Lettuce Wraps.

In the tradition of homemade whole food, these are all ingredients you can feel good about. Lean ground turkey with a host of fresh aromatics like zesty red onion and fragrant cilantro creates a flavorful filling.

And because you made it yourself, you can guarantee that your family gets the fresh, whole food they’ll love.

These ground turkey lettuce wraps are great meal-prep foods and taste great hot or cold.

Easy Turkey Lettuce Wraps
3.8 from 53 votes

Turkey and Lettuce Wraps

These light and delicious Ground Turkey Wraps feature lean ground turkey, water chestnuts, red onion, bright rice vinegar, and freshly chopped cilantro.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Total Time 19 mins
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 116 kcal
Author BODi


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. raw 93% lean ground turkey breast
  • ½ medium red onion, chopped
  • ½ medium red bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • cup chopped water chestnuts
  • 1 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 large head lettuce (like red leaf, romaine, or Bibb), separated into leaves


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add turkey, onion, and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until turkey is cooked through and onion is translucent.

  3. Add garlic, water chestnuts, soy sauce, and vinegar; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until most of the liquid has evaporated.

  4. Add cilantro; mix well. Remove from heat.

  5. Evenly spoon mixture onto lettuce leaves; wrap the leaves around mixture, and eat!

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Turkey and Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving (2 wraps)
Calories 116 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 120mg5%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
1 Green
½ Red

2B Mindset Plate It!
A great option as part of dinner. Add an FFC for lunch.

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