1 lb. lean ground beef
1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
6 green onions, trimmed, sliced on a diagonal
½ cup basil, chopped
½ cup mint, chopped
1 8-oz. can water chestnuts, drained, chopped (optional)
3 Tbsp. fish sauce
1 tsp.7 Chili Blend Hot Pepper Seasoning
1 lime, juiced (discard rind)
¼ cup cilantro, chopped (for garnish)
¼ cup peanuts, chopped (for garnish)
18 large iceburg or Boston lettuce leaves, washed, patted dry
1.Brown ground beef in a large skillet, breaking up meat as it cooks, about 2 minutes.
2.Toward end of browning add yellow onion and cook 5 minutes.
3.Add garlic and cook 2 minutes.
4.Drain off fat and transfer to a serving bowl.
5.Add green onions, basil, mint, water chestnuts, fish sauce, 7 Chili Blend Hot Pepper Seasoning, and lime juice. Stir to blend.
6.Garnish with cilantro and peanuts.
7.To serve, spoon mixture onto lettuce leaves, wrapping burrito-style.