Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps make a a healthy, delicious Mexican meal and are ready in about 20 minutes. All the taste without all the calories. Jump to Recipe keyboard_arrow_down
Whenever I am eating lower carb, I feel like I am sticking anything I can into lettuce wraps. Burgers, deli meat, leftover chicken, anything really - it's a perfect vehicle for so many dishes. And one of my go-to lettuce wrap recipes is today's Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps. They are packed with flavor from all the spices and perfect for almost any diet. Normally I load mine with toppings - salsa, yogurt or sour cream, cheese, and lots of chopped veggies. I also love adding some chopped dill pickles, it's delish.
Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps
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- 1/2 cup onion, minced
- 2 U garlic cloves, minced
- 1 U green pepper, diced
- 1.33 lbs 99% lean ground turkey
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1/2 tsp oregano
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1/4 tsp coriander
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1/2 cup canned tomato sauce
- 1 U head Romaine lettuce
- 2 U tomatoes, diced
- 1/4 cup cilantro
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Heat a skillet over medium high heat. Add the onions, garlic, pepper, and ground turkey. Cook, breaking it up as it cooks, until no longer pink.
Add all of the spices, tomato sauce, and chicken broth. Bring to a simmer and cook for 8-10 minutes until sauce thickens. If needed you can add cornstarch, flour, or coconut flour to thicken up the sauce.
Divide the turkey mixture among the lettuce leaves. Top with diced tomatoes, cilantro, and any other toppings you enjoy.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.
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