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Turmeric Lentil Lettuce Cups

Turmeric Lentil Lettuce Cups

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Recipe by Sagen Jackson Course: LunchCuisine: ThaiDifficulty: Easy


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The perfect light and flavorful lunch (or meal)!


  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 cups lentils, cooked

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1/2 medium onion

  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp vegan chicken-less seasoning salt

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp pepper

  • 3 scallions, roughly chopped

  • 1/8 cup mint, roughly chopped

  • 6 lettuce cups

  • For the Sauce
  • 6 small shallots, roughly chopped

  • 1 stalk lemongrass, pale part finely chopped

  • 6 cloves garlic, roughly chopped

  • 2 pieces ginger, roughly chopped (~2 Tbsp)

  • 1 tbsp hoisin

  • 1 tbsp Sriracha

  • 3 tbsp coconut aminos

  • 1 tsp sea salt

  • 1 tsp ground coriander seeds

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp coconut sugar

  • 1/8 cup lime

  • 1/8 cup rice vinegar


  • Heat olive oil in a skillet until warmed over medium heat.
  • Blend all sauce ingredients together in a food processor or whisk. Set aside.
  • Saute cooked lentils with garlic until warmed through, about 5 minutes.
  • Spoon warmed lentil mixture into lettuce cups. Pour sauce over lentil mixture and garnish with scallions and mint

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Sagen Jackson

Sagen knows first hand the harmful negative impacts bad habits can have on your health. For the past fifteen years, she has worked in the health industry developing programs for underserved women, partnering with doctors to create unique primary care services and serving with her local breastfeeding coalition and food bank. She loves helping women like you set health goals and crush them! Because she knows if she can overcome a drinking addiction and unhealthy eating habits so can you! It won’t always be easy but feeling and looking your best is always worth it! Download the HealthiHER app and get started on your journey to a HealthiHER you! You Glow Girl!

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