SavoryTofu Lettuce Wraps

(from kylerhea’s recipe box)

“Take a break from meat and serve these easy wraps at your next get together. They’re full of protein and flavor and low in fat. Ingredients with an asterisk (*) are available in the Whole Foods Market Family of Brands.”

Per serving (about 9oz/253g-wt.): 250 calories (100 from fat), 12g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 700mg sodium, 21g total carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 15g protein

Source: WholeFoods website

Serves 4 people

Categories: Asian, High-fiber, Tofu, Vegan, Vegetarian, lettuce, try*this


  • 1 to 2 tablespoons canola oil*
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 (8-ounce) package baked tofu, oriental or teriyaki style, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained*
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce, plus more for dipping*
  • 1 head butter lettuce
  • Lime wedges


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onions, zucchini and carrots and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in tofu, mint, green onions and water chestnuts. Add 1/4 cup of the hoisin sauce and let simmer 5 to 7 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and serve tofu mixture with lettuce leaves for wrapping, lime wedges for squeezing and additional sauce for dipping, if you like.

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