Spicy Beef & Lettuce Rolls
Recipe from Family Circle

Beef and vegetable filled lettuce leaves, paired with a gingery mushroom and noodle soup, result in a low-calorie meal.



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Ingredients
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    1/2  cup 
    reduced-sodium soy sauce
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    2   tablespoons 
    sugar
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    2   tablespoons 
    rice vinegar
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    4   clove 
    garlic, finely chopped
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    4   teaspoons 
    dark Asian sesame oil
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    red-pepper flakes
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    1 1/2  pounds 
    top-round steak (1-1/2 inches thick)
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    head Boston or leaf lettuce, cored
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    bunch scallions, trimmed
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    1 1/2  cups 
    bean sprouts
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    2   
    sweet red peppers, thinly sliced
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    Mushroom Soup (see recipe)
Asian Mushroom Soup
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    6   cups 
    reduced-sodium beef broth
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    3   cups 
    cooked noodles
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    1 1/2  cups 
    sliced mushrooms
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    6   tablespoons 
    chopped scallions
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    ginger
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    1   pinch 
    cayenne


Directions
1.
In large glass dish, combine soy, sugar, vinegar, garlic, oil and pepper flakes. Slice beef into 2-inch-wide strips. Add beef to dish. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour or up to 12 hours.
2.
Cut scallions in 2-inch pieces; thinly slice lengthwise. Separate lettuce leaves. Place scallions, sprouts, peppers and lettuce in separate serving bowls.
3.
Heat oven to broil. Transfer beef to broiler-pan rack; pour marinade into small saucepan and boil 3 minutes. Let cool; reserve to serve with beef.
4.
Broil beef 4 inches from heat for 3 minutes. Turn beef over. Broil until desired doneness, 2 to 3 minutes.
5.
Let beef stand 10 minutes. Thinly slice on diagonal. Arrange on plate. To make rolls, arrange few pieces of beef and each vegetable on lettuce; drizzle with reserved marinade. Roll up, tucking in ends. Serve with soup. Makes 6 servings.
Asian Mushroom Soup
1.
In saucepan, simmer beef broth, cooked noodles, mushrooms, scallions, ginger and cayenne for 5 minutes.
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Nutrient Value Per Serving: 146 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated), 9 g protein, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 75 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol.

Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 225, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 71, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 11, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 28, sodium (mg) 1257, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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