Yield: 24 appetizers
|1 pounds||Lean ground beef|
|¼ cup||Wild rice, finely ground w/grinder or blender|
|½ teaspoon||To 1 ts red-pepper flakes ~|
|½ cup||Sliced green onions|
|½ cup||Chopped fresh mint leaves|
|2 tablespoons||Chopped fresh cilantro|
|¼ cup||Fresh lemon juice|
|2 tablespoons||Soy sauce|
|1 teaspoon||Dark Asian sesame oil|
|2 larges||Heads butter lettuce|
|\N \N||Salt and pepper ~|
|\N \N||Fresh mint leaves|
Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Cost 22 cents each for 24 appetizers
1. Saute' the beef in a large skillet for 5 minutes, until no longer pink. Stir in rice, sugar, pepper flakes, onion, mint, cilantro, lemon juice, soy, sesame oil, salt and pepper. Heat through, stirring frequently. Spoon into serving dish; set on a large platter. Surround dish with lettuce and mint leaves.
2. To serve, have guests sppon a small amount of beef mixture and mint onto a lettuce leaf; roll up and eat out of hand.
Nutrient Value per serving: 59 calories, 4g protein, 4g fat, 2g carbohydrate, 100 mg sodium, 14mg cholesterol. Exchanges: ⅕ meat.
Recipe - Bob Bowersox, Family Circle Magazine, 4/22/95 typed in Home_Cooking by teri chesser 6/12/95 Submitted By TERI CHESSER On 07-22-95