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Veggie Lettuce Roll

Per Serving

Veggie Lettuce Roll

Makes: 1 serving
Serving Size: 1 roll
Calories 120
Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fiber 5 g
Sugars 8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 175 mg
Potassium 490 mg
Protein 4 g
Phosphorus 130 mg
Choices: Carbohydrate 0.5, Vegetable 2, Fat 1
  • Makes: 1 serving
  • Serving Size: 1 roll
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes


1 large romaine lettuce leaf,
trimmed of any hard stem
1/4 cup peeled, shredded carrot
(1 medium carrot)
1/4 cup peeled, shredded beet
(1/2 small beet)
1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
(1/4 medium pepper)
1 large basil leaf, minced
2 tsp. sesame tahini
1/2 tsp. lite soy sauce
1/4 tsp. honey
1/8 tsp. ground ginger


Set the lettuce leaf on a flat work surface. Layer the carrots, beets, red pepper, and basil on one end of the leaf. In a prep bowl, combine the ingredients for the dressing. Drizzle the dressing on top of the vegetables. Carefully roll up the leaf. Wrap the lower end of the leaf with a napkin, if desired, for easy handling.

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