Week 15 Ingredient: Sirloin Steak

Beef Lettuce Wraps (Slow Cooker or Instant Pot)

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 8

Ingredients

For the Beef Wraps:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 cup diced white onion
  • 2 lbs sliced beef I use sirloin steak
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 large red bell pepper diced
  • Juice of 1 lime 2-3 tbsp
  • 1/2 cup red Thai curry paste
  • 1/2 cup canned diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 scoops Vital Proteins Beef Bone Broth Collagen
  • 3 tbsp arrowroot starch mixed with 3 tbsp water
  • 1/2 cup full fat canned coconut milk
  • salt to taste
  • 1 head of romaine or iceberg lettuce*

For Garnish:

  • 1 cup matchstick shredded carrots
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup purple cabbage optional
  • Juice of 1 lime

Instructions

For the Instant Pot:

  • Set your instant pot to the sauce function. Once hot, coat with oil and then toss in onion. Cook for 2-3 minutes, then add beef. Cook for another few minutes until beef is lightly browned.
  • Top with garlic, ginger, bell pepper, lime juice, curry paste, tomatoes water, and bone broth collagen. Secure the lid.
  • Select cancel on your instant pot. Now select the manual function and cook on high pressure for 11 minutes. Use a natural release for at least 15 mins, then release remaining steam.
  • Remove lid, add arrowroot mixture and coconut milk. Let sit for a few minutes while you prepare to assemble the lettuce wraps. Salt the beef mixture to taste.
  • Add carrots, cilantro, lime juice and beef mixture to each lettuce wrap*. Serve immediately.

For the Slow Cooker:

  • Heat a large pot on your stovetop to medium high heat. Once hot, add oil then onion. Saute for 2-3 minutes, then add beef. Cook for about 5 minutes, until meat is lightly browned. Transfer to your slow cooker.
  • Top with garlic, ginger, bell pepper, lime juice, curry paste, tomatoes, 1/4 cup water, and bone broth collagen. Cook on low for 4 hours.
  • Now add in arrowroot starch and coconut milk, cook another 15-30 minutes until sauce thickens. Salt to taste.
  • Add carrots, cilantro, lime juice and beef mixture to each let

Notes

*For a kid-friendly option, serve beef over rice or cauliflower rice.

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