Easy Lettuce Wrapped Tacos

Easy Lettuce Wrapped Tacos

A light and easy high protein meal, grain-free!
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
15 min 10 min 25 min 6

Ingredients


1 avocado(s) Avocado (cubed)
1 cup Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
2 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1/2 pepper(s) Red chili pepper (also chile or chilli) (chopped)
1/2 cup Green onion, scallion, ramp (chopped)
6 large leaf Iceberg lettuce (chopped)
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Taco seasoning mix, McCormick
454 gm Ground turkey, extra lean
4 tsp Lime juice (fresh)
1 tbsp Olive oil

Instructions


1. In a non-stick pan, heat oil, add minced garlic and diced green chiles. Saute for about 1 min.

Add cumin and taco seasoning. 


2. Add turkey and salt, cook until turkey is no longer pink. 

  • Chop green onions and set aside.
  • Wash and chop cilantro.
  • Cut ends off lettuce, wash and dry. 


3. Add green onions to the turkey and cook for 2 more minutes. Add 1 cup cilantro and lime juice. 

4. Use inner folds of lettuce leaves to make taco wraps. Top with sliced avocado.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 178
Calories from fat 79
Calories from saturated fat 12.7
Total Fat 8.8 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Sodium 78 mg
Potassium 471 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5.5 g
Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
Sugars 1.1 g
Protein 19.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 0.8
Vegetables 1.1

Energy sources


Pygal12%413.13396888015245113.7460609801033245%452.1615805138057244.9276356114481243%294.32805256686675176.0163248285678612%45%43%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

Quick Tips

top with any toppings of your choice, some ideas are:

salsa, avocado, cilantro, onions, shredded cheese, hot peppers, olives


Nutritional Highlights

Turkey

is loaded with zinc and potassium and is a high in protein

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