Beef and vegetable filled lettuce leaves, paired with a gingery mushroom and noodle soup, result in a low-calorie meal.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
chill:
1 hr
cook:
3 mins
broil:
6 mins
Servings:
6
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Spicy Beef & Lettuce Rolls

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  • In large glass dish, combine soy, sugar, vinegar, garlic, oil and pepper flakes. Slice beef into 2-inch-wide strips. Add beef to dish. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour or up to 12 hours.

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  • Cut scallions in 2-inch pieces; thinly slice lengthwise. Separate lettuce leaves. Place scallions, sprouts, peppers and lettuce in separate serving bowls.

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  • Heat oven to broil. Transfer beef to broiler-pan rack; pour marinade into small saucepan and boil 3 minutes. Let cool; reserve to serve with beef.

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  • Broil beef 4 inches from heat for 3 minutes. Turn beef over. Broil until desired doneness, 2 to 3 minutes.

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  • Let beef stand 10 minutes. Thinly slice on diagonal. Arrange on plate. To make rolls, arrange few pieces of beef and each vegetable on lettuce; drizzle with reserved marinade. Roll up, tucking in ends. Serve with soup. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Spicy Beef & Lettuce Rolls)

225 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 71mg; sodium 1257mg; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 2g; protein 28g.

Asian Mushroom Soup

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  • Nutrient Value Per Serving: 146 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated), 9 g protein, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 75 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol.

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  • In saucepan, simmer beef broth, cooked noodles, mushrooms, scallions, ginger and cayenne for 5 minutes.

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