Healthy Lettuce Cups

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Total Time: 25 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 200
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 910mg
Total Carbs 8g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 20g
Potassium 260mg

Vitamin A 191 mcg; Vitamin C 13 mg; Calcium 19 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 49 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Fresh, flavorful, colorful and delicious… you can’t go wrong with these lettuce cups for a perfect summer meal. Try making these with chicken if your family is like mine and prefers a little meat in their meals. However, you should give chickpeas (garbanzo beans) a try for a really tasty vegetarian option. Either way, you’ll want to keep this recipe handy, because no matter which option you choose, both are easy and delicious. Enjoy!

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Serves: 6

1 Tbsp. coconut oil 1 lb. chicken tenderloins* 1 tsp. garlic salt 1/4 tsp. ginger 2 cups carrots, shredded 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/3 cup soy sauce 2 cups kale, torn into small pieces, stalks removed Radicchio leaves, 6-8 leaves 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and diced
  1. Add coconut oil to a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. For non-vegetarian, add the chicken, garlic salt and ginger and cook for 8 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. For vegetarian, add the garbanzo beans, garlic salt and ginger. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the shredded carrots, lemon juice and soy sauce. Continue to cook for 3 minutes, or until cooked through.
  5. Add the Kale and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  6. Place ¼ cup of chicken or vegetarian mixture into each lettuce cup. Top with fresh diced California Avocados and serve.

Serving Suggestion: Replace chicken with garbanzo beans for a vegetarian option.

*For vegetarian option: 1 (19oz) can Bush’s Garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained.


*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.

Did You Know?

California Avocados fit into many popular diet plans. Learn more about avocado nutrition facts.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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