Fully Loaded Lettuce Tacos + More Healthy Lettuce-Wrap Recipes

Jan 7 2020
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!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Fully Loaded Lettuce Tacos Recipe

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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

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 7*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 6*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 6*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

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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January is the month for trying creative new recipes! And if today’s tacos weren’t enough for you, we’ve got 5 more taco recipes in the brand-new issue of Hungry Girl magazine!

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