Tofu Lettuce Wraps from The Six Vegan Sisters Everyday Cookbook
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By Six Vegan Sisters

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Tofu Lettuce Wraps from The Six Vegan Sisters Everyday Cookbook

Tofu Lettuce Wraps (Gluten-free option, Nut-free)

5 from 1 vote
We have always been obsessed with lettuce wraps, so of course this recipe deserves a spot in this cookbook. These lettuce wraps pair crispy butter lettuce with flavorful tofu filling and they are served with a soy-vinegar dipping sauce. Serve them with Soy-Miso Edamame and Gochujang Brussels Sprouts.
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Author: Six Vegan Sisters
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • TOFU FILLING
  • 3 tbsp 45 ml hoisin sauce (gluten-free if needed)
  • 3 tbsp 45 ml low-sodium soy sauce (or tamari for gluten-free)
  • tsp 7 ml pure (untoasted) sesame oil
  • ½ tsp chili garlic sauce
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp 15 ml olive oil
  • 1 medium-sized white onion chopped (about 1 cup [160 g])
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and minced, or 1 tbsp (9 g) jarred minced garlic
  • 1 14- to 16-oz [396- to 453-g] block firm or extra-firm tofu, pressed
  • 1 8-oz [226-g] can water chestnuts, drained, rinsed and chopped small
  • DIPPING SAUCE
  • 2 tbsp 30 ml low-sodium soy
  • sauce or tamari for gluten-free
  • tsp 7 ml sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp 30 ml water
  • 2 tbsp 30 ml unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • tsp 7 ml chili garlic sauce
  • 1 tbsp 5 g minced green onion
  • tsp 6g sesame seeds
  • FOR SERVING
  • 1 head butter lettuce separated into whole pieces
  • Chopped green onion
  • Sesame seeds

Instructions

Make the tofu filling:

  • In a small bowl, stir together the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, chili garlic sauce and ginger and set aside. 
  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-low heat. Stir in the onion and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until translucent. Stir in the garlic and cook for another 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until fragrant. Crumble the pressed tofu into the pan and stir well. Cook, stirring often, for another 3 minutes. 
  • Stir the prepared hoisin mixture into the tofu mixture, coating the tofu evenly. Stir in the chopped water chestnuts. Cook, stirring often, for another 5 minutes. 

Make the dipping sauce:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together all the dipping sauce ingredients. 

Assemble the wraps:

  • Serve by placing your desired amount of the tofu filling down the center of each piece of butter lettuce and topping with green onions and sesame seeds. Serve with the dipping sauce.

Notes

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Tofu Lettuce Wraps from The Six Vegan Sisters Everyday Cookbook

Reprinted with permission from The Six Vegan Sisters Everyday Cookbook by Molly Davis, Emily Letchford, and Carrie, Mary-Kate, Hannah and Shannon Lynch Page Street Publishing, Co. 2022. Photo credit: Hayden Stinebaugh

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Six Vegan Sisters is a blog and Instagram account founded by Molly Davis, Emily Letchford and Carrie, Mary-Kate, Hannah and Shannon Lynch―a family of sisters who all follow a vegan diet. They have notably been featured by VegNewsThrive magazine, Legends of Change, Plant-Based by Nafsika on A&E, Dr. Oz and many more.

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In The Six Vegan Sisters Everyday Cookbook: 200 Delicious Recipes for Plant-Based Comfort Food (December 28, 2021, $29.99, Page Street Publishing, Co.), readers will find dependable vegan recipes, complete with more than 200 fuss-free, family-approved and down-right delicious dishes. The sisters behind the popular blog and brand Six Vegan Sisters have pulled out all the stops to bring everyone their favorite recipes to cover every kind of cooking need anyone may have― from weeknight dinners to date nights in, holidays and everything in between. Readers will find themselves, their families, and their guests falling in love with flavor-packed eats like Mom’s Banana Bread, Loaded Breakfast Casserole, and Cookie Dough Dip.

This collection of recipes is perfect for newbies to cooking and skilled chefs that want to add comforting and healthy food to their weekly menu. Beyond fun, exciting recipes readers will also learn to make affordable staples such as vegan cheeses, sauces, meat substitutes and more that will take other meals to the next level. Packed with vibrant full-page photography, this is the ultimate cookbook for simple yet drool-worthy plant-based food that is craved all year long! Readers will no longer have to search the internet for tasty, easy-to-do vegan recipes that everyone in the family will enjoy with The Six Vegan Sisters Everyday Cookbook in their hands.

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