Get the Skinny with Molly on delicious – and nutritious – ways to use those turkey leftovers!  We featured 3 yummy recipes in-studio that are all under 300 calories, low in saturated fat, rich in protein, and contain NO white, processed carbs at all! 

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large non-stick skillet. Lightly sauté red onion until it begins to soften. Add turkey. Continue to cook about 5-7 minutes. Drain any juice or fat and turn off the heat.

Add fish sauce, soy sauce and lime juice to turkey and stir.

To serve, put 1/4 cup of meat in a lettuce leaf, then top with some green onions, jalapeno pepper slices, a pinch of cilantro and mint, and a sprinkle of peanuts.

 Serves 4


1 tablespoon canola oil or olive oil

1/2 minced red onion

1/2 bell pepper (any color)

1 large shredded carrot

12 ounces chopped turkey

3 tablespoons fish sauce (optional)

2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce

3 juiced limes

1 bunch green onions, (thinly sliced)

2 jalapenos, seeded, de-veined, and thinly sliced (optional)

1/4 cup chopped cilantro

1/4 cup chopped mint

1/4 cup chopped peanuts

Lettuce leaves, (Boston or Romaine work well)

164 calories, 8 grams fat, 1 grams sat fat, 223 mg sodium, 5 grams carb, 1 gram fiber, 19 grams protein