Lentil and vegetable lettuce cups

Serves 12
Prep 10
Cook 20
A surprisingly quick and easy gluten-free entree. With a warm, satisfying filling full of traditional asian flavours and served in a cool, crisp lettuce leaf.

Description

A surprisingly quick and easy gluten-free entree. With a warm, satisfying filling full of traditional asian flavours and served in a cool, crisp lettuce leaf.
  • 1 cup red lentils, rinsed
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 ½ tbs gluten-free soy sauce, salt-reduced
  • 1 tbs sesame oil
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped
  • 100g button mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 tbs coriander, finely chopped (optional)
  • 12 lettuce leaves
  • 1 tbs sesame seeds, toasted until golden in a frypan or under a grill

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  1. Place lentils, water and soy sauce in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, then simmer uncovered for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and leave to sit a further 5 minutes, covered.
  2. Place oil, ginger, garlic and vegetables in a large non-stick frypan and saute over high heat for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add vegetable mixture to lentils and mix well. Cool for 5 minutes then stir through coriander.
  4. Spoon mixture into lettuce leaves then sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

Tips

  • These tasty treats are also fantastic in sandwiches.
Remember to always check the label of each ingredient to ensure it is gluten free.

Tips

  • These tasty treats are also fantastic in sandwiches.
Remember to always check the label of each ingredient to ensure it is gluten free.