mPowering Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

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Prep Time

10 min

Cooking Time

15 min


8-10 Appetizers Wraps or 4 Meal sized Wraps


  • 1 cup organic quinoa

  • 2 cups chicken broth OR water

  • 1 teaspoon ginger

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 2 teaspoons cilantro (chopped)

  • 1 clove garlic (minced)

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil or grapeseed oil

  • 1 Tablespoon honey OR maple syrup

  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1⁄2 cup peanut butter OR almond butter 1⁄2 cup chopped peanuts (optional)

  • 8-10 lettuce leaves/cups (Boston or iceberg)


  • Bring quinoa and broth to a boil, reduce heat and cover and simmer for15 minutes (or see instructions on quinoa box). Let Cool

  • In medium/large bowl, combine all remaining dry ingredients (up to garlic)

  • In small bowl, mix olive oil, garlic, honey/syrup, and salt.

  • Pour into quinoa and mix

  • Add dry ingredients and mix.

  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • When ready, spread peanut/almond butter on lettuce leaves, fill with quinoa and top with nuts.