Asian Lettuce Cups With Almond Butter Dipping Sauce

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Lettuce cups are two things: delicious and incredibly easy to make. This recipe uses a mixture of nutrient-dense vegetables and adds an Asian flair. Recipes like this one make the raw vegan diet seem like anything is possible. Perhaps we think that because the dipping sauce is next level delicious. It’s so zesty, acidic, sweet, and a tad bit spicy, so you feel all the feels and taste all the flavors.

These lettuce cups don’t seem that filling, but you’ll feel full after you put away a few of them. They are perfect for a light appetizer, or you can have them as an exotic entree. Don’t ignore your craving for Asian flavors just because you are cleansing. Indulge that craving with this recipe!

Asian Lettuce Cups With Almond Butter Dipping Sauce
  • Prep Time:15m
  • Total Time:15m


For the Lettuce Cups

  • 6 butter lettuce leaves
  • 2 c purple cabbage, shredded
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 c shredded carrots
  • 1 c red bell pepper, thinly sliced

For the Dipping Sauce

  • 2 tbsp. raw almond butter
  • 2 tbsp. coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. grade A maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. filtered water


For the Lettuce Cups

  1. Rinse the lettuce leaves and set them aside while you prep the other ingredients.
  2. Combine the cabbage, green onion, cucumber, shredded carrots, and bell pepper in a large bowl and mix to combine.
  3. Spoon a decent amount of the vegetable mixture into each lettuce leaf and then prepare the dressing.

For the Dipping Sauce

  1. In a small bowl, whisk all of the ingredients together until you get a smooth consistency.
  2. Drizzle your desired amount of dipping sauce into each lettuce cup, serve, and enjoy.
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