Lettuce Bundles

Lettuce Bundles

Put a spin on veggies and dip with produce-packed lettuce wraps and a zesty citrus sauce. It's ready in 30 minutes!

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

24

servings

1/2
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
tablespoon cider vinegar
1/2
teaspoon grated orange peel
2
heads butterhead (Boston or Bibb) lettuce, separated into 24 medium leaves (or 12 large leaves, cut in half)
1
large red bell pepper, cut into thin 2-inch-long strips (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/2
English cucumber, cut into julienne (matchstick-cut) strips (1 cup)
1
cup julienne (matchstick-cut) carrots
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, stir orange juice, sugar, cornstarch and pepper flakes with wire whisk until cornstarch is completely dissolved. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Boil 1 minute, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in vinegar and orange peel. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, on center of each lettuce leaf, place equal amounts of bell pepper, cucumber and carrots; roll up, leaving ends open. Secure with toothpick; place on serving platter. Serve bundles with sauce.
Makes 24 servings (1 bundle and 1 teaspoon sauce each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
These fresh-tasting little bites can be made up to 3 hours ahead.
Cut the remaining half of the cucumber into 1/4-inch-thick slices and place on a serving plate to be used as additional dippers for the sauce.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 15
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 0mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges: FreeCarbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.