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Mince cups

Brief Description

A great way to quickly throw something together. You can swap the pork mince to chicken or lamb. This is an excellent low carbohydrate meal. The mince tastes great as leftovers too. 

Ingredients

Mince cups

Lettuce Cups

Healthy Recipes

Pork mince


400g

onion


1

purple cabbage


1/2 head

coconut oil


1Tb

crushed garlic


1Tb

crushed ginger


1Tb

red capsicum


1

frozen corn


1 cup

grated carrot


1.5 cups

sliced mushroom


1.5 cups

tamari sauce


2Tb

chilli paste


1tsp

sesame seed oil


1Tb

iceberg lettuce


leaves

chopped nuts


sprinkle

coconut milk


1/4 cup

Cook Time

0 hrs : 40m

Difficulty

4/10

Makes / Serves

Nutrition Facts

calories200 kcal
carbs10.00 g
sugar2.00 g
fat3.00 g
protein18.00 g

Directions


(If you can’t get all the types of vegetables, you can substitute or add double of the vegetables you have)

How to:

-Heat the coconut  on medium heat in a wok or deep frying pan and add garlic, ginger and onion and cook until softened.

-Add pork mince and cook through. 

-Finely slice the cabbage, mushrooms and capsicum and grate the carrot.

-Once cooked, add the cabbage, capsicum, corn, carrot and mushrooms plus tamari or sauce and sauté until cooked through.

-Pour through the coconut or almond milk to moisten mixture. You can also add through any other herbs or spices but avoid temptation to add sauces laden with sugar like Sweet Thai chilli. Keep to the plain chilli paste. LEt simmer for 10 mins before serving. 

To serve: wash lettuce and pull inner leaves out for cups and place on plate, (you can use cos lettuce too) then dish up spoonfuls of mixture into the leaves and sprinkle over chopped peanuts or toasted sesame seeds. Wrap and eat. 


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