Taco Lettuce Wraps

Trade in the tortilla for some lettuce wraps to make your Cinco de Mayo extra healthy!


  • 8 small iceberg or romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef (or any other meat of your choosing.)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 5 tbsp prepared salsa
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 cup diced avocado
  • 1 cup julienned jicama
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion


Step 1: Wash and dry lettuce leaves well and cut out any tough ribs.

Step 2: Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground beef, season with salt and cook, stirring often, until cooked through 4-6 minutes.

Step 3: Meanwhile whisk salsa, vinegar and cumin in a small bowl.

Step 4: Remove the pan from the heat, add the salsa mixture and stir to combine. Serve in the lettuce leaves, topped with avocado, jicama and onion.

from: eatingwell.com