Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

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Swap carb-laden tortillas with lettuce shells to slash a boatload of calories! Crisp leaves are flavored with a zesty clean-eating taco seasoning and stuffed with wholesome ingredients like lean turkey, tomatoes, and avocado. These Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps burst with savory tastes and textures.

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With super simple instructions and minimal prep time, these shells can be made in a matter of minutes. They’re a quick and easy dinner for the whole family. What are you waiting for? Give taco night a healthified makeover with these Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Tacos!

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

Yields: 6 servings | Serving Size: 1 lettuce leaf taco | Calories: 215 | Total Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 866mg | Carbohydrates: 11g | Fiber: 5g | Sugars: 4g | Protein: 16g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6 |

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning, homemade or store bought
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt (only if not already in the taco seasoning, like in the homemade version above)
  • 1 cup (half-pint) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and diced
  • 1 cup salsa, no sugar added
  • 12 whole romaine heat lettuce leaves

Instructions

  1. Add ground turkey to a skillet. Cook over medium heat for 8 minutes until browned. Add 1/3 cup water, taco seasoning, and salt (if not already an ingredient in the seasoning). Allow to cook for 3 minutes more. Remove from heat.
  2. Double each lettuce leaf so the top fits into the second and you have 6 doubled leaves altogether. Spoon in meat mixture. Add cherry tomatoes and avocado pieces. Top each with salsa.
  3. Serve and enjoy!
https://skinnyms.com/lettuce-wrapped-turkey-tacos-recipe/

 

4 Comments on "Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps"

  1. Mary Ann  June 13, 2016

    At first it looked like the taco mixture was in bell pepper halves and then I saw it was lettuce…ok….but why not bell peppers. I’m going to try it because I have one, with the chopped up pork I have. I’ll add lettuce to it. Thanks for the idea.

    Reply
    • Gale Compton  June 13, 2016

      Mary Ann, Sure bell peppers would work too. 🙂

      Reply
  2. Betty  November 8, 2016

    How much of the turkey mix do you put in each lettuce wrap for 6 points?

    Reply
    • Kym Votruba  November 9, 2016

      The recipe will use about 2 1/2 ounces of turkey in each lettuce cup.

      Reply

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