Spicy Turkey Wraps

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Turkey wrap

Courtesy of Kerry O’Connor, Nutritional Therapist

Serves 2

 

Ingredients

2 red peppers, deseeded and sliced finely

1 small carrot, grated

250 gr turkey mince

4 spring onions, finely sliced

Handful of coriander leaves

5 slices of cucumber, deseeded and diced

2 cloves of crushed garlic

1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and grated

1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced

1 tbsps olive or coconut oil

2 heads of baby gem lettuce, leaves separated

 

Dressing

2 tbsps soy sauce

1 tsp honey

Half a red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

Juice of 1 lime

2tbsps Udos Oil

 

Method

Mix the peppers, carrot, cucumber and coriander in a bowl.

Combine the turkey mince, spring onions, garlic, ginger and chilli in a bowl. Season with a pinch of salt. Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the turkey mix on a medium heat for about 10 minutes. Drain off any excess liquid.

Whisk all the dressing ingredients together. Add the cooked turkey mix to the plate of salad. Drizzle the dressing over all the ingredients and combine.

Fill the baby gem lettuce leaves with the turkey mix and serve.

 

Nutritional Benefits

Turkey: Lean source of protein to help with the building blocks of the body. Rich in tryptophan, an amino acid that helps with sleep. High in zinc, B vitamins, selenium and phosphorus and low in saturated fat.

Red Peppers: Nutritionally powerful. Very high in Vitamin C, Vitamin A and some B vitamins. The colour pigments in peppers have a very strong antioxidant activity and are anti-inflammatory. Also help to protect eye health. 

Udo’s Oil: Organic seed oil, with the perfect balance of omegas 3 and 6. These essential fats play a key role in essential function including the brain, eyes, heart. Oiling the body from the inside out.

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