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Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
 

Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps

Course: Mains, Party Food, Sandwiches
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 470 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
5 from 2 votes
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 pound extra-lean ground beef
  • 15 ounce can of kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
To Serve:
  • 1 head Boston Bibb lettuce
  • 1 cup cilantro rough chopped
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup pico de gallo or salsa
  • 1 cup non-fat plain greek yogurt or sour cream
Instructions
  1. Use a food processor to finely chop onion and garlic.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add in onion and garlic and saute for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Next, add in ground beef and break up with a spoon.
  3. Let cook until meat is completely browned. (If you did not use extra lean ground beef, be sure to drain and return the pan)
  4. In a small bowl or measuring cup combine water and taco seasoning. Pour into skillet over meat and add in beans.
  5. Let mixture come to a boil and lower to a simmer. Let simmer uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes until there is no liquid left in skillet.
  6. While meat mixture is simmering, prepare your condiments; chop avocado in chunks, rough chop cilantro, clean lettuce and remove individual leaves. Place Pico de Gallo and Greek Yogurt in serving bowls. Pull out hot sauce. Serve while hot and Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving (4 Wraps)
Calories 470 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 609mg 25%
Potassium 1222mg 35%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 10g
Protein 41g 82%
Vitamin A 42.2%
Vitamin C 18.4%
Calcium 13.8%
Iron 37.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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