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Healthy Turkey Lettuce Wraps are an Asian-inspired dinner that you can make in 30 minutes! These lettuce wraps are keto-friendly, paleo and 0 Weight Watchers Smart points.

This is such an easy dinner – it’s one of our favorite weeknight meals.

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Do you love PF Chang’s lettuce wraps as much as we do? So good, right? Well, you can make an equally delicious but healthier version at home and it only takes 30 minutes start to finish.

These ground turkey lettuce wraps are what I make when we get a craving for PF Chang’s. It has all of those great Asian flavors like ginger, soy sauce and green onions, but a lot healthier. (And they’re healthier than tacos because the lettuce is, well, lettuce!) 

If you follow Weight Watchers these Asian lettuce wraps are 0 WW Smart Points. All of the ingredients are “free”, except for the olive oil but once you divide up the servings the total for each is 0 points. Love that!

Table of Contents
  1. A Low-Carb Keto-Friendly Dinner
  2. How to Make the Ground Turkey Filling
  3. Best Lettuce for Lettuce Wraps
  4. Make it Ahead for Easy Lunches and Dinners
  5. Other weight watcher friendly meals
  6. WW Turkey Lettuce Wraps Recipe
Ground turkey lettuce wraps

A Low-Carb Keto-Friendly Dinner

This healthy turkey lettuce wraps recipe is one of our favorite ways to eat lighter during the week. This recipe is quick and easy and satisfying! If you follow a keto diet you will definitely want to give these a try – when we’re watching our carbs it’s one of our favorite recipes to make.

How to Make the Ground Turkey Filling

  • Olive oil
  • Sliced green onions
  • Diced yellow pepper
  • Ground ginger or grated fresh ginger
  • Ground turkey
  • Chili powder
  • Low-sodium soy sauce

In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the green onions, diced pepper, and ginger. Cook them in the oil for one minute.

Add the turkey and chili powder and cook them for five minutes. Break up the turkey as it cooks and, once it’s browned and cooked through, add the soy sauce. Stir will to combine.

Easy lettuce wraps

Best Lettuce for Lettuce Wraps

I like to serve the cooked turkey filling in a bowl with lots of lettuce leaves on the side. I love to use large iceberg lettuce leaves – just scoop some turkey into the lettuce leaf, wrap and devour! The combination of the warm filling with the cold and crisp lettuce is so good.

You can also use butter lettuce or Boston lettuce leaves, too! Sometimes it helps to double up on the leaves if they tear easily.

Don’t want to deal with the wraps? I also serve this on a bed of romaine lettuce as a salad.

Make it Ahead for Easy Lunches and Dinners

When I know we have a crazy busy week coming up sometimes I meal prep ground turkey lettuce wraps ahead of time. The filling keeps really well in the refrigerator.

Just make the recipe as instructed and then portion out to containers. I don’t store the lettuce leaves with the cooked turkey because they tend to lose their crispness, so keep them separate.

It’s so nice to have a quick dinner already prepared – just warm up the filling in the microwave and serve. 

If you’ve been wanting to try more hearty healthy recipes with ground turkey you should definitely give these easy lettuce wraps a try. Quick and easy, full of flavor and healthy – I hope you love it!

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Healthy lettuce wraps

WW Turkey Lettuce Wraps

4 from 2 votes
These healthy turkey lettuce wraps are an easy asian inspired dinner! They're a 30 minute meal that's keto and has 0 WW smartpoints! Made with ground turkey these are so easy and so good – it's one of our favorite easy weeknight meals.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Yield 4 servings
Serving Size 1 serving

Ingredients
 

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 medium green onions sliced
  • 1 medium yellow pepper seeded and diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger OR 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger root peeled and grated
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 8 large leaves iceberg lettuce

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the green onions, bell pepper and ginger. Cook for about 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Add the turkey and the chili powder. Cook, breaking up the turkey, until browned and cooked through (about 5 minutes). Stir in soy sauce.
  • Serve hot turkey mixture in the lettuce leaves. Garnish with additional chopped green onions, optional.

Recipe Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 466mg | Potassium: 467mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 332IU | Vitamin C: 57mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutritional information not guaranteed to be accurate
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Author Dorothy Kern
Keyword turkey, weight watchers
Turkey lettuce wraps

These healthy turkey lettuce wraps are an easy 30 minute meal that’s keto and has 0 WW smartpoints! Made with ground turkey these are so easy and so good – it’s one of our favorite easy weeknight meals.

Dorothy Kern

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6 Comments

  1. I made this for dinner tonight. I am not big on ginger or peppers. So I put some chopped up water chestnuts and a little bit of sriracha. Delicious!

  2. Needs some other spice added to it. But I can’t figure out what that is. They are healthy but bland.