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Quinoa and Salametti Lettuce Cups

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 12
Quinoa and Salametti Lettuce Cups
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) Mastro® Olive Oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) grated carrot
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Mastro® Salametti, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups (500 mL) cooked quinoa
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sriracha hot sauce
  • 12 large lettuce cups
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cucumber matchsticks
  • 1 large ripe avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped toasted cashews
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) thinly sliced green onions

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in large, nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat; cook onion and carrot for about 5 minutes or until softened. Add salametti and garlic; cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in quinoa, soy sauce and sriracha; cook for about 5 minutes or until heated through. Let cool slightly.
  3. Spoon quinoa mixture into lettuce cups. Top with cucumber, avocado, cashews and green onions. Serve immediately.
  4. Tip: Plan ahead and prepare this recipe for a hearty work or school lunch by packing the quinoa mixture separately from lettuce leaves and toppings.

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