Lettuce Wrap Sliders are an easy keto meal prep for the week. Just a few ingredients and your low-carb lunch is waiting.
Rising grocery costs are hitting everyone right now, and one of the ways to keep your specific dietary goals on track, especially if your plan requires you to eat a lot of meat, is to buy things on sale and freeze, and to opt for cuts that are less expensive. Ground meats continue to be an affordable way to get those macros in and feed yourself over the course of several days, or feed your family in one clip. Grill these lean ground beef sliders and top them on lettuce leaves. Serve as a wrap with a quick sauce and classic crunchy vegetables. Perfect healthy meal prep recipe! (Don't skip the Primal Kitchen Garlic Aioli Mayo, as it really makes it!)
Low Carb Lettuce Wrap Ingredients
- 1 lb ground beef
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tomato
- ½ red onion
- 4 large romaine leaves
- 4 tbsp. Primal Kitchen Garlic Aioli Mayonnaise
How to Make Low-Carb Lettuce Wrap Sliders
This meal prep idea is easy and comes together quickly either in a grill pan on the grill itself. Mix together the ground beef with ample salt and pepper. Separate them into four patties. Cook each one until it's ready, to your desired doneness (at least 155-160 F), and transfer to meal prep containers. Top with some of the Primal Kitchen garlic aioli mayo. Slice the red onion and tomato thinly, and top each burger with slices of red onion and tomato. And that is that! These lettuce wrap sliders come together in about 20 minutes from start to finish, and make for a great quick lunch.
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How to Store and Serve Lettuce Wrap Sliders
You can reheat these if you want, or eat them cold out of the fridge. If you're aiming to reheat, wrap them in a little foil and pop them in the oven for a few minutes to reheat the burgers without drying them out. Then, place them back in the lettuce and top with the veggies. So good.
You can also double the patty recipe and freeze half of them before you cook them. Then, transfer to the fridge to defrost and then cook as desired.
These meal preps will keep in the fridge for up to 4 days in an airtight container. If you're going to serve them with chips, though, we recommend leaving those off until time to serve. Otherwise, they might get soggy in the fridge, what with all that condensation that's bound to happen in those containers.
Substitutions and Alterations
Feel free to use ground turkey, chicken or pork, or combine any of those with beef for a more flavorful burger. (This is a common trick used to make meatballs.)
Use Bibb or butter lettuce if you like. It's a bit softer and not as sturdy as romaine, but it will work.
Skip the mayo altogether and use mustard or a little ketchup if your diet can take the bit of sugar from ketchup.
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- 1 lb ground beef
- Salt to taste
- Black pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tomato sliced thinly
- ½ red onion sliced thinly
- 4 romaine leaves
- 4 Primal Kitchen Garlic Aioli Mayonnaise
- In a bowl, mix together the ground beef with plenty of salt and pepper. Separate the ground beef evenly and press into four patties.
- Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet or grill pan (or use your grill) over medium-high heat and add the patties.
- Cook for approximately 7-8 minutes on both sides until it reaches your desired doneness (at least 155 F). Set them aside on a paper towel to drain briefly. Turn off the pan.
- Line four meal prep containers with lettuce leaves and transfer the patties to the containers. Top each patty with mayo, and add the tomato and onion slices.
- Seal the containers and refrigerate until ready to use. When it's time to eat, serve with your favorite veggie chips or carrot sticks, and enjoy!