Spicy Tofu Lettuce Wraps


These healthy meatless wraps weigh in at just 88 calories per serving and are perfect for an appetizer or a light lunch.

Spicy Tofu Lettuce Wraps
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 12 ounce extra-firm tofu (fresh bean curd)

  • 2 cup shredded cabbage with carrot (coleslaw mix)

  • 1 8 ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained

  • 2 green onions, chopped

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro

  • cup Asian sweet chili sauce or bottled stir-fry sauce

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 8 large leaves butterhead (Boston or Bibb) lettuce or green leaf lettuce


  1. Drain tofu; press out excess liquid with paper towels. In a food processor combine about half of the tofu, coleslaw mix, water chestnuts, green onions, and cilantro. Cover and process with several on/off pulses until finely chopped. Transfer to a large skillet. Repeat with the remaining tofu, coleslaw mix, water chestnuts, green onions, and cilantro. Stir chili sauce and lime juice into mixture in skillet. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through.

  2. If present, cut the center veins from lettuce leaves. Divide tofu mixture among lettuce leaves; fold or roll up. Secure with picks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

88 Calories
2g Fat
12g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 88
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 141mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 5g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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