About this recipe:A brilliantly different starter or snack. Made from minced beef, lamb, pork or turkey served rolled in a large lettuce leaf.
1 tablespoon butter
1 red pepper, finely diced
1 red onion, finely diced
2 sticks celery, finely diced
1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
1/4 tsp paprika
heaped pich of ground coriander
heaped pinch of cayanne pepper
dash soy sauce
225g minced beef, lamb, pork or turkey
1 iceberg lettuce
a bunch of long chives for presentation
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:10min › Ready in:20min
Heat the butter in an pan and lightly fry the vegetables (except the lettuce) and seeds. Add the dried spices and soy sauce and stir until blended. Add the meat and cook until brown. Drain off all the excess fat.
Peel off 4 large leaves from the lettuce, rinse and shake dry. Spoon in the meat mixture and gently roll up the leaf lengthways.
Tie up the roll with a couple of long chives and knot or bow.
Serve immediately as the meat will go cold quickly and the lettuce will wilt from the heat.