Repurpose your leftover turkey into something light, flavorful, and healthy. These turkey lettuce wraps with peanut sauce are a totally unique way to repurpose your leftovers.

Turkey lettuce wraps, made with leftover turkey. Low-carb and paleo friendly!

Craving something light and flavor-packed after a big turkey-based meal? Then you’ve come to the right place!

Don’t get me wrong: Turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing are delicious.

But after eating a heavy meal like that, I crave something lighter and fresher – like these turkey lettuce wraps.

Turkey lettuce wraps: Get more mileage out of your leftover turkey. These are SUPER easy to make!

About The Recipe: Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Thanksgiving leftover recipes shouldn’t be complicated or expensive. This recipe makes simple and creative use of leftover turkey:

  • The turkey is simply seasoned with a bit of soy sauce and lime juice.
  • Additional toppings are sprinkled on: Peanuts, red bell pepper, cucumber, green onions.
  • The lettuce wraps are served with a simple peanut sauce using ingredients you probably have on hand at home.

This recipe is easily adapted for paleo and Whole30 diets (see below for details).

Leftover turkey lettuce wraps: This fresh, light meal is perfect after a heavy meal. Click through for recipe!

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Turkey lettuce wraps, made with leftover turkey. Low-carb and paleo friendly!

Turkey Lettuce Wraps With Peanut Sauce

Yield: 8 lettuce wraps
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

For paleo and Whole30 diets: Use almond butter instead of peanut butter, almonds instead of peanuts, and coconut aminos instead of soy sauce.

Love peanut sauce? Consider doubling the recipe.


  • 1 1/2 cups leftover turkey, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha sauce
  • Lettuce leaves (I used butter lettuce)
  • Chopped peanuts
  • Chopped red bell pepper
  • Chopped green onion
  • Diced cucumber
  • Lime segments


  1. Gently toss turkey with soy sauce and lime juice. Set aside.
  2. Place peanut sauce ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Assemble turkey wraps: Start with a large lettuce leaf, add turkey, top with peanuts, red bell pepper, and green onion. Drizzle peanut sauce over the wraps. Squeeze on additional lime juice, if desired.

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Turkey lettuce wraps with a simple peanut sauce: Click through for recipe!