Kelly Bland, from the UK Cooperative Extension Office, is back for another edition of What's Cookin'? here on WBKR.  This week, she's "plating up" a Kentucky Proud recipe for Lettuce Wraps.

LETTUCE WRAPS

.• 1 pound ground beef

• 3/4 shredded carrots

• 8 ounces fresh white mushrooms, chopped

• 1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, chopped and drained

• 3 green onions

• 1 tablespoon garlic powder

• 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce

• 1/4 teaspoon ginger

• 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

• 1 teaspoon honey

• 12 lettuce leaves

DIRECTIONS:

Brown ground beef in a medium skillet over medium heat.  Drain off fat.

Add carrots, mushrooms, water chestnuts, green onions and garlic powder.  Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes until beef is cooked and vegetables are tender.

Add soy sauce, red pepper flakes, ginger and honey.  Stir and continue to cook for 2 minutes.

Spoon mixture on lettuce leaves to serve.

UK Cooperative Extension is committed to developing quick, tasty, affordable recipes that allow you to feed the entire family AND supply them with essential nutritional components.  Kelly Bland joins Angel and me on the fourth Monday of every month on our What's Cookin'? segment.

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