Fully Loaded Lettuce Tacos + More Healthy Lettuce-Wrap Recipes
Swapping out carby bread and tortillas for lettuce leaves is a pro move we've been pulling for years, but we may have perfected it with this protein-packed recipe. Dive into tacos with all the fixins!
1/2 of recipe (3 tacos): 283 calories, 9.5g total fat (4.5g sat. fat), 584mg sodium, 16g carbs, 4g fiber, 6g sugars, 31g protein
Cook: 10 minutes
8 oz. raw extra-lean ground beef (at least 96% lean)
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 tsp. taco seasoning
Dash each salt and black pepper
1/3 cup fat-free refried beans
6 large iceberg or butter lettuce leaves
1/3 cup chopped tomato
3 tbsp. shredded reduced-fat Mexican-blend cheese
1/4 cup light sour cream
Optional toppings: chopped fresh cilantro
Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add beef, onion, taco seasoning, salt, and pepper. Cook, stir, and crumble until beef is fully cooked and onion has softened, about 5 minutes.
Remove skillet from heat. Add refried beans, and mix well.
Fill lettuce leaves with beef mixture, tomato, cheese, and sour cream.
MAKES 2 SERVINGS
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