Not sure if applicable, but I worked at a greek restaurant and they wrapped a lot of things in grape leaves. Looked like a line of sausages on a plate. Very durable and tasty too. Help ground beef without falling apart.
Fitness Minutes: (10,114)
314 9/23/12 9:32 A
Romaine and red lettuce are my favorites for salads. I haven't tried making lettuce wraps yet.
It depends on what's in the roll. A roll made with brown rice, avocado, and different raw fish is definitely healthier than one made with white rice. Then again, both are much healthier than deep-fried rolls with sauces that are made with mayonaise.
The nori in itself varies depending on brand, but one brand contains 10 calories, 1 gram of protein, 1 gram of fiber, 0 fat, 0 carbs, 5mg of sodium, 8% of your Vitamin A, and 10% of your Vitamin C intake in one sheet.
There's a type called butter, Bibb, or Boston lettuce that's less crisp than romaine, but it's also slightly less nutritious. That's what restaurants usually use. I look for red or oak leaf lettuce, myself. It's not quite as easy to roll up because it's irregularly shaped, but it has a lot more vitamins and antioxidants.
Fitness Minutes: (69,867)
3,526 9/22/12 2:41 P
I need some help w/ lettuce wraps... what kind of lettuce should I use? Every time I try to use leaves of romaine, they break apart and snap making it not very appetizing...
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