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Middle Eastern Lettuce Wraps {Whole30}

These Lettuce Wraps have all the spices and flavors of the Middle East. They are also Whole30 compliant, gluten free and low-carb! Lamb is traditional, but ground beef or turkey would be a fine substitute!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 4
Author: Cynthia



  • Heat oil in a large skillet over a medium heat.
  • Add onions and cook 2-3 minutes. Add garlic, lamb, and spices. Continuing stirring, breaking up lamb, and cook another 5-7 minutes, or until lamb is nearly done.
  • Drain excess fat, if any, add water and continue cooking until water is evaporated and lamb is cooked through, about 4 or 5 minutes.
  • Stir in toasted pine nuts and check for seasoning.
  • Serve in lettuce wraps with fresh mint leaves, chopped tomatoes, sliced onions and olives.