Recipe: Lettuce “Tacos”

You can use whatever ground meat you’d like for this: turkey, pork, beef, etc. You can also use whatever lettuce you’d like: romaine, butter, even radicchio.

Lettuce “Tacos”

WildRoseMeals-61 head iceberg lettuce 
1 lb ground beef (I used organic, extra lean)
1 Tbsp chili powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp crushed red chilis
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
1 1/2 tsp cumin
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
2 Tbsp water

Fresh salsa
Rice, Corn & Beans


1. Brown the ground beef and drain off any excess fat.

2. Mix the spices together in a separate bowl.

3. Add the seasonings and the water to the meat, bring to a boil then reduce heat. Simmer until the liquid is mostly gone.

4. Using the lettuce leaf as a taco, fill with meat, salsa, avocado & rice. Roll or fold to eat.


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