Spicy Mince in Lettuce Cups: Image by @nickcarman_foodphoto

Meal: Lunch or Dinner - PHASE 2
Time: 15 mins
Serves: 1


  • 130g lean mince (chicken, turkey or beef) 
  • ½ tsp grated fresh ginger or ginger puree 
  • ½ tsp chilli powder 
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed 
  • 20g spring onion, diced 
  • 50g courgette grated 
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper 
  • 60g baby gem lettuce


  1. Dry fry the mince gently in a non-stick pan with the ginger, chilli and garlic for 8-10 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper. If you are using chicken mince, you may need to add a little water or chicken stock to prevent mince from sticking
  2. Stir in the spring onion and grated courgette and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes 
  3. To serve, place the lettuce leaves onto a serving plate and spoon over the spicy mince mixture

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