Mediterranean Lettuce Wraps with Plant-Based Walnut Meat

Mediterranean Lettuce Wraps Walnut Meat
Total Time
15 Mins


Walnut meat, hummus, couscous and veggies make a great creamy and crunchy lettuce wrap.

Total Time

Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
0 Mins
Total Time
15 Mins


404 cal
Total Fat
31 g
Saturated Fat
6 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
14 g
Monounsaturated Fat
10 g
14 mg
484 mg
23 g
Dietary Fiber
8 g
Total Sugars
3 g
Added Sugars
0 g
13 g
Vitamin D
3 mcg
194 mg
3 mg
383 mg


Plant-Based Walnut Meat

  • 2 cups California walnuts

  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, chopped

  • 1/2 cup cauliflower, chopped

  • 1/2 cup carrots, shredded

  • 1/2 cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

  • 1-1/2 tablespoon paprika

  • 1-1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1-1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram

  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 cup cannellini beans, rinsed and drained

Lettuce Wraps

  • 1/4 cup plant-based walnut meat

  • 2 tablespoons sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 2 large bib lettuce leaves

  • 2 tablespoons hummus

  • 2 tablespoons cooked couscous

  • 2 tablespoons cherry tomatoes, diced

  • 2 teaspoons green onions, sliced


Plant-Based Walnut Meat

  1. Place all plant-based walnut meat ingredients in a food processor. Pulse to chop all ingredients.

Lettuce Wraps

  1. Transfer plant-based walnut meat to a nonstick skillet and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are cooked and mixture is lightly browned. Add cheese to the pan and stir until cheese is slightly melted and incorporated. Let cool.

  2. Place lettuce leaves on your plate or serving platter and top with hummus, couscous, plant-based walnut meat, tomatoes and green onion. Serve immediately.

    NOTE: You can also pack the lettuce wrap ingredients into a bento box to assemble and eat later. Simply pack the prepared plant-based walnut meat, bib lettuce leaves, hummus and other vegetable toppings separately into bento containers.