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Mexican Lettuce Wraps

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Fresh, fun and fast--this easy dinner comes together quickly while packing in all your favorite Tex-Mex flavors. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
cup coarsely chopped onion
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon ground coriander
1
teaspoon chili powder
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
8
romaine, iceberg or Bibb lettuce leaves
1/2
cup crumbled queso fresco cheese (2 oz)
1/2
cup thinly sliced green onions (8 medium)

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, cook beef, onion, salt, cumin, coriander and chili powder over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown.
  • 2
    Stir in tomatoes and chiles. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until liquid evaporates. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Spoon beef mixture into lettuce leaves; top with cheese and green onions.

Expert Tips

  • Want more toppings? Try sour cream, hot sauce, pickled jalapeños, chopped cilantro, sliced ripe olives or some of each!
  • Be gentle when stirring in the tomatoes and chiles. For a thick and chunky texture that’s perfect for lettuce wraps, don’t press too hard.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
770mg
32%
Potassium
490mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
6g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
120%
120%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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