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
205
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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
12g
17%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
81mg
27%
Carbohydrate, by difference
4g
3%
Protein
21g
46%
Vitamin A, RAE
129µg
18%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
72µg
80%
Calcium, Ca
75mg
8%
Choline, total
63mg
15%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
26µg
7%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
39mg
12%
Niacin
6mg
43%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
193mg
28%
Selenium, Se
22µg
40%
Sodium, Na
152mg
10%
Water
83g
3%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%