Spicy Black Bean Lettuce Wraps


3 tablespoons Nama Shoyu (Soy Sauce), or Bragg's Liquid Aminos
3 teaspoons arrowroot Powder
2 teaspoons sweetner of choice
15 oz. can black beans drained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 cup finely chopped green onion (about 2 stalks, chop entire
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon sesame oil
Cilantro sprigs and soy sauce, for garnish


Combine soy sauce, broth, arrowroot, and sweetner. Stir until smooth. Combine sauce with drained black beans and set aside.
Heat a large deep skillet or wok over medium high heat. Add olive oil and swirl to coat pan. Add ginger, garlic, and red bell pepper. Cook, tossing often, until fragrant but not browned, about 1 minute. Add chopped onion, sesame oil, cilantro, celery and walnuts. Toss well.
To serve: Arrange lettuce cups on a large serving platter and place a generous spoonful on each. Garnish with cilantro sprigs and additional soy sauce to taste.


You will love this healthy version of lettuce wraps. Enjoy!


4 as an appetizer or 2 as a main dish


Saturday, November 6, 2010 - 8:39pm

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