Spicy Asian Mushroom and Beef Cups

Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 small sweet onion minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup diced mushrooms
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 8 large leaves Boston lettuce


  • Melt the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté for 3 to 4 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • Next, add mushrooms; cook for 3 minutes or until softened. Add lean ground beef; cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink. Finally, add next 6 ingredients (carrots through black pepper); blend well.
  • Serve beef mixture in lettuce cups.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Baked acorn squash and steamed broccoli spears.
NUTRITION: Per Serving: 323 Calories; 23g Fat; 22g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 78mg Cholesterol; 134mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat. Points: 9
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