The Dish | Easy Ground Turkey Curry Lettuce Cups

This is a great EASY and QUICK dinner for a hot summer night! It’s gluten free and takes a total of 20 minutes.

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup finely diced yellow onion
  • 1 pound ground turkey (preferably dark meat)
  • 1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger finely grated ( I add a bit more)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • ¾ cup unsweetened full fat coconut milk
  • ¼ cup golden raisins

To assemble:

  • ½ cup matchstick carrots
  • 8 large butter lettuce leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the onion, ground turkey, ginger and garlic and cook, breaking up the meat with the back of a spoon, until the turkey is cooked through and browned, about 5 minutes or so.
  • Add the salt curry powder and cayenne powder (if using) and cook, stirring for 1 more minute.
  • Add the coconut milk, and raisins, stir to combine, and cook until the coconut milk is heated through and coats the meat, 2-3 minutes.
  • To serve, sprinkle matchstick carrots in the bottom of a lettuce leaf, add a big scoop of curried turkey, and top it all off with a few cilantro leaves.


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