Only the Best Lettuce Recipes
Chicken, Rice, and Mango in Lettuce Wraps
dark sesame oil, cucumber, garlic, rice, lettuce, balsamic vinaigrette, mayonnaise, salt, green onion, rice vinegar, soy sauce, vegetable oil, water
You'll have some leftover creamy ginger soy dressing for salad later in the week.
Curried Chicken Tea Sandwiches
bread, celery, chicken, curry powder, cranberries, green onion, lettuce, lime juice, mayonnaise, pecan, apple
"At the Victorian-theme bridal shower I hosted, I spread this dressed-up chicken salad on bread triangles. It's also appealing served on a lettuce leaf. Apples and dried cranberries add color and tang. -Robin Fuhrman, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin"
Fresh Tuna Tacos
chilies, chilies, chilies, cilantro, cilantro, cilantro, sirloin steak, sirloin steak, sirloin steak, red onions, red onions, red onions, sour cream, sour cream, sour cream, taco seasoning, taco seasoning, taco seasoning, taco shells, taco shells, taco shells, vegetable oil, vegetable oil, vegetable oil
Serve these tacos with salsa, shredded lettuce, sliced avocado and black olives. Corn and black bean salad finishes the mealexcept for dessert....
Holiday Chicken Salad
black pepper, celery, chicken, cranberries, green pepper, green onion, mayonnaise, paprika, pecan, salt
"Serve on lettuce cups, or make sandwiches. Stand back and enjoy the applause!"
Jalapeño Cheeseburgers with Bacon and Grilled Onions
tomato, bacon, ground beef, black pepper, butter, cayenne, cayenne, green onion, hamburger bun, coffee, ketchup, lettuce, corn syrup, lime juice, mayonnaise, nonstick cooking spray, onions, salt, jalapeno, jalapeno, cheddar cheese, sour cream, worcestershire sauce, worcestershire sauce
The little green chile makes an appearance in the burger and in its creamy ranch sauce. What to drink: Chateau Souverain 2002 Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley ($22).
Mexican Chopped Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing
corn, corn, garlic, garlic, avocado, avocado, lime juice, lime juice, olive oil, olive oil, radish, radish, red pepper, red pepper, romaine lettuce, romaine lettuce, tomato, tomato, cilantro, cilantro, honey, honey, jalapeno, jalapeno
Tortillas aren't the only depository for beans, corn and tomatoes. Let romaine lettuce do the job. Feta cheese supplies a dose of calcium and...
Noodle Salad with Spicy Peanut Butter Dressing
cayenne, peanut butter, green onion, lettuce, linguine, chicken broth, orange bell pepper, dark sesame oil, rice vinegar, peanuts, soy sauce, sugar
Juli Tsuchiya-Waldron of Tokyo, Japan, writes: "I was born in California but moved to Tokyo with my family when I was 6 years old. Now I'm 19,...
Roquefort Pear Salad
avocado, garlic, green onion, lettuce, mustard, olive oil, pear, pecan, red wine vinegar, roquefort cheese, salt, sugar, sugar
"This is the best salad I've ever eaten and I make it all the time. It is tangy from the blue cheese, fruity from the pears, and crunchy from the caramelized pecans. The mustard vinaigrette pulls it all together."
Seven Layer Taco Dip
"I am continuously asked to bring this dip for parties and family get-togethers. People gather around the platter until it's gone. Five layers of Mexican-inspired delights are topped by a layer of vegetables, then smothered in cheese and garnished with black olives. The vegetables may be varied according to taste."
Strawberry and Feta Salad
balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, dijon mustard, feta cheese, garlic, honey, strawberries, vinegar, romaine lettuce, almonds, vegetable oil
"This unusual combination of strawberries, feta cheese, toasted almonds and romaine lettuce in a sweet and tangy dressing is sure to please your guests. A guaranteed pleaser for any potluck or BBQ meal!!!"
Tasty Lentil Tacos
vegetable oil, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, lentils, oregano, garlic, lettuce, onions, cheddar cheese, salsa, sour cream, taco shells
"'When my husband's cholesterol numbers rose, I quickly lowered the fat in our family's diet. Finding dishes that were healthy for him and yummy for our five children was a challenge,' admits Michelle Thomas from Bangor, Maine. 'This fun taco recipe was a huge hit with everyone.'"
Vegetable Summer Rolls
basil, noodles, carrot, cilantro, peanut butter, red pepper flakes, garlic, hoisin sauce, mint, cabbage, onions, lettuce, rice vinegar, sugar, tomato paste, vegetable oil, water