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Best Ever Thai Tofu Lettuce Wraps: Heart-healthy, delicious recipe with a crunch in every bite. Made using a mix of lentils, veggies, tofu in Thai sauce. Happy Monday Everyone and these Thai Tofu Lettuce Wraps is just the recipe that you need to drive those Monday blues away 🙂
It’s not only a gorgeous mix of colorful veggies, taste but also filled with nutrients and did I mention ‘How EASY it is to make them’!!!
As you all know, I’m always looking for healthier ingredients for our everyday recipes and when I came across Village Harvest Organic Benefit Blends, I was absolutely excited to try them all.
They are gluten-free, unique mixes of rice and grains that offer a distinctive combination of healthful goodness:
And, I was particularly excited to first try the organic antioxidant blend for my Thai Tofu Lettuce Wraps , which is a mix of black (rice, lentils, and quinoa).
Now, black grains are filled with anthocyanin antioxidants which are also found in blueberries/blackberries and are especially good for our heart, liver, and vision.
It’s very easy to cook the blend (exactly as you’ll cook brown rice or lentils), just follow the package instructions. Here’s a picture of how the blend looks before and after cooking:
Summer veggies (cucumber, cabbage, carrots, etc)
Thai curry paste (homemade or store-bought)
So, while our blend is cooking, I also went ahead and sauteed some thinly sliced tofu (use firm or extra firm).
Basically, these are the only two ingredients that need to be cooked, the rest of the ingredients just needs to be chopped and mixed – that’s it.
Then just spoon some of that delicious Thai Tofu-Antioxidant blends over each lettuce wraps and serve immediately.
Now, if you’re making lettuce wraps at home for the first time or even if you’ve made them before and always wonder ‘WHY – do the lettuce wilts away so quickly’?
Clean the Lettuce under cold running water.
Take a large bowl and fill it halfway with ice.
Place the entire Lettuce Bunch or Leaves over the ice.
Now, pour clean-cold water till the brim of the bowl.
Place this bowl in the fridge till you are ready to serve the lettuce leaves. (Cannot be kept for more than 12 hrs).
So, go ahead and give these Thai Tofu Lettuce Wraps a try asap and also buy all these blends by Village Harvest in your local grocery store
Or fill out this ‘Product Request Form‘ to have your grocers supply them.
Also, one of the other things I liked about this brand is that they not only mean caring for our planet but also the workers that help to bring whole, healthy grains to your door.
* Village Harvest has pledged 1% of their profits to run programs that give back to the farmers and local communities from which they source their products.
* Village Harvest has pledged to donate 1% of their employees’ time to charitable causes and sustainability efforts.
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Cook the Village Harvest grains just like the way you cook brown rice or lentils.