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Skinny Taco Lettuce Boats

Taco lovers will be ecstatic over these tasty lettuce boats filled to the brim with taco goodness.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Salad
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 97kcal


  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 onion medium, minced, separated
  • 1 cup tomatoes finely chopped, separated
  • 11 ounces lean ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ground pepper
  • 6 lettuce leaves washed and dried
  • 1/3 cup cheese low-fat, grated
  • chives finely chopped (optional)


  • Over medium heat, in a saucepan with extra virgin olive oil, sautè half of the onions and the garlic.
  • Add half of the tomatoes after one minute.
  • Add the turkey then season with the soy sauce, salt and pepper.
  • Toss until cooked through. Turn off the fire.
  • Using the lettuce as the bowls, distribute the turkey, remaining tomatoes and onions then the cheese. Garnish with the chives if using.


Serving: 1taco lettuce boat | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 138mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3