Recipes: Cinnamon Ground Turkey Lettuce Wraps With Quick Apple Chutney

Mmmm, cinnamon apple. One of the most comforting mixtures to enjoy on a brisk Autumn day.

With Fall right around the corner, it’s never too early to start dipping your toes into some new recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you on track with your health.

Today’s recipe combines sweet and savory in the best way! These cinnamon ground turkey lettuce wraps with apple chutney are a lean, green, tasty machine!

Ready to eat your way to health? Let’s get cooking!

cinnamon ground turkey lettuce wraps with apple chutney

Ingredients

  • 12 large Romaine lettuce leaves

For the Cinnamon Ground Turkey Rice:

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 carrots, shredded
  • 1/2 yellow onion, minced
  • dash of sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 lb ground, organic turkey
  • 1 head cauliflower, shredded (To shred: cut into florets and run through a food processor with the grating attachment)
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • dash of freshly ground pepper

For the Quick Apple Chutney:

  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, minced
  • 2 green apples, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut crystals
  • 1/2 cup apple juice or apple cider
  • sprinkle of sea salt

Directions

  1. For the Cinnamon Ground Turkey Rice: In a large skillet place the olive oil over medium heat. Add the carrots and onions, cook for 3 minutes, until soft. Add salt, cinnamon and ground turkey. Cook until the meat is no longer pink. Add the head of shredded cauliflower, raisins, broth and pepper. Cook for another 4 minutes, until heated through.
  2. For the Quick Apple Chutney: In a medium skillet place the coconut oil over medium heat. Add the onion and apples. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Uncover, add the cinnamon, coconut crystals, apple juice and salt. Bring to a boil, then simmer for another 4 minutes until apples are tender.
  3. Assemble Your Lettuce Wraps: Spread a generous spoonful of the turkey mixture along the center of a Romaine lettuce leaf, top with a spoonful of chutney. Enjoy!

Nutritional Facts

Number of servings: 6

Calories per serving: 248

Fat: 9g

Sodium: 156mg

Carbohydrates: 25g

Fiber: 5g

Protein: 17g

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