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Fresh Lettuce Wraps

These lettuce wraps are full of flavour and nutrients and make a great lunch or sharing appetizer for your next dinner party. Try mixing it up with different types of meat or seafood or go vegetarian!

Nutritional Information

Serves 2

Nutritional Value per serving; Calories 278, Fat 16g, Protein 23g, Carbs 14g

 

Ingredients

2 tbsp coconut oil

½ cup shallots, diced

½ cup green onions, chopped

½ cup red bell pepper, diced

1/4 cup corn kernels

½ cup carrots, shredded

2 cloves garlic, minced

1lb extra lean ground turkey, beef or veggie ground

2 tsp chili powder

2 tbsp fresh cilantro

Sea salt and Pepper to taste

large Chard leaves (or lettuce leaves) , washed and dried

 

Directions

Heat 1 tbsp of coconut oil in a large skillet on medium heat.

Add the shallots, green onions, bell pepper, corn and carrots and cook until softened. Mix in garlic and cook for an additional minute.

Meanwhile, heat another large skillet on medium heat and add 1 tbsp of coconut oil. Crumble the turkey into the pan and sprinkle with sea salt and chilli powder.  Cook the turkey until it is browned on both sides and cooked through

Stir in vegetables and sprinkle with more sea salt,chilli powder and pepper to taste.  Remove from heat. Stir in cilantro.

Place the turkey and vegetable mixture into Chard or lettuce leaves and serve. Top with salsa or guacamole

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