Turkey Avocado Lettuce 'Tacos'

All the flavor of taco night, just without the calories
Turkey Avocado Lettuce “Tacos”

Hass Avocado Board

Recipe Courtesy of Hass Avocado Board

These tacos use traditional taco filling, but are served in a lettuce leaf for a better-for-you twist. Cumin, chili powder, and squeeze of lime ramps up the flavor of these tacos.

6
Servings
221
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
6

Ingredients

For the Turkey Avocado Lettuce 'Tacos'

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 Pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 1 Avocado, ripe, halved, pitted, and diced
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 Large tomato, cored and chopped
  • 1 Medium red onion, diced
  • 1/2 Cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Jalapeño, seeded and minced
  • 12 Butter lettuce leaves, washed and trimmed

Directions

For the Turkey Avocado Lettuce 'Tacos'

Heat oil over medium heat in large non-stick pan. Add onion, chili, cumin, and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until soft.

Add turkey; cook stirring occasionally until cooked through.

Add tomato paste and water and simmer until liquid evaporates. Remove from heat.

Combine tomato, avocados, lime, onion, cilantro, and jalapeno is small bowl.

Fill lettuce leaves with warm turkey mixture and avocado salsa, dividing evenly.

Serve with fresh lime wedges if desired.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
21%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Protein
16g
32%
Carbs
10g
3%
Vitamin A
76µg
8%
Vitamin B12
0.9µg
15.1%
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
24.2%
Vitamin C
15mg
25%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
2mg
11%
Vitamin K
27µg
34%
Calcium
48mg
5%
Fiber
4g
17%
Folate (food)
54µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
54µg
14%
Iron
2mg
11%
Magnesium
41mg
10%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
5mg
26%
Phosphorus
197mg
28%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
571mg
16%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
13.6%
Sodium
334mg
14%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
7.9%
Zinc
2mg
16%

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