Lettuce Wrapped Tacos

Filed Under: Recipes, Main Dishes
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Lettuce Wrapped Tacos

Tasty tacos minus the tortillas

Serves 4

  • olive oil spray
  • ¾ pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ package of low-sodium taco seasoning
  • 8 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 avocado, cut into strips
  • ¾ cup low fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup salsa

Spray a large, nonstick skillet with olive oil and add meat and half of the onion. Cook on medium-high, stirring constantly, until meat is browned.

Add water and taco seasoning and continue cooking another 1-2 minutes until seasoning is evenly distributed.

Place 2 lettuce leaves on each plate and spoon in taco mixture. Evenly distribute tomato and avocado and garnish with salsa and cheese. 

Per serving: calories 291, protein 23 g, carbohydrates 14 g, fiber 3 g, fat 16 g, sodium 633 mg

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