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Updated February 23, 2016
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Getting kids to eat raw vegetables can be a real struggle. This dish has crunch and texture from healthy vegetables, not chips! Crisp lettuce is easier to chew than spring mix or bibb lettuce. Give your child the small inside leaves so they will be easier to manage. Make sure you break up the meat as small as you can, to make it easy to eat. Have them fill the lettuce boats with the tasty “cargo” and sail them into the port (mouth).

Makes4 servings

Cooking Methodsauteeing

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 30 minutes

Kid FriendlyYes

Recipe Coursemain course

Dietary Considerationegg-free, healthy, lactose-free, low carb, low-fat, tree nut free

Equipmentwok

Mealdinner

Taste and Texturecrisp, crunchy, meaty, nutty, savory

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground chicken, beef, or turkey
  • 1 medium carrot, minced or grated
  • 1 cup minced broccoli crowns and stems
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, separated, washed, and dried
  • Chopped unsalted peanuts or cashews, for garnish (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon granulated onion or 2 teaspoons dehydrated onion flakes
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

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