Easy Lettuce Wrapped Tacos

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 10 min 6
Easy Lettuce Wrapped Tacos
Health Rating
A light and easy high protein meal, grain-free!

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.

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


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


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