Turkey Avocado Lettuce Tacos

Turkey Avocado Lettuce Tacos
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Turkey Avocado Lettuce Tacos

Traditional taco filling, but served in a lettuce leaf for a better-for-you twist.

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by Hass Avocado Board.

Nutrition Facts

Turkey Avocado Lettuce Tacos

CaloriesCalories

190 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

17g Per Serving

FiberFiber

3g Per Serving
×
Calories 190
Total Fat 11.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.0 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 260 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 17 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 vegetable, 2 lean meat, 1 fat

Ingredients

Servings  6   Serving Size   2 tacos

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 lb. Lean ground turkey (94% lean)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 ripe, fresh avocado (halved, pitted, diced)
  • 1 cup chopped, fresh tomato
  • 1/2 cup red onion (diced)
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper (seeded, minced)
  • 12 Butter lettuce leaves, washed and trimmed

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Heat oil over medium heat in large non-stick pan. Add onion, chili and cumin; 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.
  2. Combine tomato, avocados, lime, onion, cilantro and jalapeno is small bowl.
  3. Fill lettuce leaves with warm turkey mixture and avocado salsa, dividing evenly.
  4. Serve with fresh lime wedges if desired.

Tip: 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.

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by Hass Avocado Board.

Traditional taco filling, but served in a lettuce leaf for a better-for-you twist.

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by Hass Avocado Board.

Nutrition Facts

Turkey Avocado Lettuce Tacos

CaloriesCalories

190 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

17g Per Serving

FiberFiber

3g Per Serving
×
Calories 190
Total Fat 11.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.0 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 260 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 17 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 vegetable, 2 lean meat, 1 fat

Ingredients

Servings  6   Serving Size   2 tacos

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 lb. Lean ground turkey (94% lean)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 ripe, fresh avocado (halved, pitted, diced)
  • 1 cup chopped, fresh tomato
  • 1/2 cup red onion (diced)
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper (seeded, minced)
  • 12 Butter lettuce leaves, washed and trimmed

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Heat oil over medium heat in large non-stick pan. Add onion, chili and cumin; 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.
  2. Combine tomato, avocados, lime, onion, cilantro and jalapeno is small bowl.
  3. Fill lettuce leaves with warm turkey mixture and avocado salsa, dividing evenly.
  4. Serve with fresh lime wedges if desired.

Tip: 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.

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by Hass Avocado Board.