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Latin-Style Lettuce Wraps

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
160 Calories
10 g Fat
5 g Fiber
40 mg Sodium
7 g Carbs
Latin-Style Lettuce Wraps



Serves: 4

As needed cooking spray
1/2 lb. very lean ground beef (approx. 4-7% fat)
1 Tbsp. ground cumin
1 cup fresh tomato or tomatillo salsa
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and diced
8 large iceberg lettuce leaves
As needed Hot sauce (i.e. Cholula®), optional

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
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  1. Coat large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat.
  2. Crumble ground beef into pan, season with ground cumin.
  3. Cook meat until browned
  4. Serve meat with salsa and diced avocado, for wrapping in lettuce leaves.
  5. Season to taste with hot sauce if desired

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Serving Suggestion: Top with colorful sliced or diced onions.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 160
Total Fat 10 g (Sat 3 g, Trans 1 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 5 g)
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 40 mg
Total Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugar 2 g
Protein 14 g

(Nutrition information does not include hot sauce)

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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