Lettuce Wrap with Beef & Sauerkraut

In search of a healthy dinner you can prepare in just 15 minutes during a hot summer evening?  A lettuce wrap is a great alternative to tacos when you’re looking for a meal you can eat with your hands.  This tasty meal or snack will be ideal for a high protein fat loss diet and is autoimmune friendly.  

Lean roast beef is a tasty source of protein, along with B vitamins, choline, potassium, selenium, sodium and zinc.  The sauerkraut adds vitamin C, iron, copper, folate, and sodium, while the lettuce adds vitamin A and some crunch.  


One serve provides 183 calories, 31 g protein, 5 g fat, 2 g net carbs and P:E = 4.3.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 3 iceberg lettuce leaves as cups
  • 100 g (3.5 oz) cooked cold beef
  • 3 tbsp of sauerkraut


  • Place an equal amount of the beef and sauerkraut in each lettuce cup, wrap and eat.

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