Latin-Style Lettuce Wraps

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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10 g
Total Fat
7 g
Total Carbs
14 g
35 mg


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

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


  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.

Calories 160
Total Fat 10 g
Trans Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Total Carbs 7 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugar 2 g
Protein 14 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 40 mg
Potassium 0 mg

(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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