For these meal-prep-friendly lettuce wraps, we swap the traditional warm filling for a cold plant-based bean salad filling loaded with fresh herbs and lemon. Topping each lettuce leaf with a little quinoa before adding the filling helps to keep the lettuce from getting soggy.

Carolyn A. Hodges, R.D.
Source:, June 2019


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare 1 serving of lettuce wraps: Place 3 lettuce leaves in a single-serving lidded container. Top each leaf with 2 tablespoons quinoa and 1/3 cup bean salad. Sprinkle each with 1 1/2 teaspoons mint. Refrigerate for up to 1 day.


Nutrition Facts

425 calories; protein 13.7g 27% DV; carbohydrates 50.1g 16% DV; exchange other carbs 3.5; dietary fiber 14.4g 58% DV; sugars 2.9g; fat 19.8g 31% DV; saturated fat 2.7g 13% DV; vitamin a iu 7343.7IU 147% DV; vitamin c 29.8mg 50% DV; folate 212.7mcg 53% DV; calcium 136.2mg 14% DV; iron 6.4mg 35% DV; magnesium 115.3mg 41% DV; potassium 871.1mg 24% DV; sodium 551.3mg 22% DV; thiamin 0.3mg 29% DV.