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Mexican Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Lettuce Wraps recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Lettuce Wraps using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mel_will

Makes 6 servings



This makes a terrific sandwich, dip or salad. Make it ahead or eat right away!

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Lettuce Wraps

15 ounces canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1 medium tomato, seeded and finely chopped
4 ounces green chilies, chopped (canned)
1/2 cup salsa
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup sweet red pepper, finely chopped
1 tbsp. lime juice
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. seasoned salt
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and finely chopped
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
12 Boston lettuce leaves

Recipe Directions for Mexican Lettuce Wraps

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients.

  2. Refrigerate until serving.

  3. Just before serving, stir in avocado.

  4. Place 1/2 cup bean mixture on each lettuce leaf; top each with 2 tsp. sour cream.

  5. Fold lettuce over filling.

Categories

Beans, Appetizers, Main Dish, Snacks, American-Southwestern, Advance, Chill, No Cook, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 206.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
413
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Sodium
318mg
13%
Potassium
1744mg
50%
Total Carbohydrates
64.6g
22%
Dietary Fiber
19.4g
78%
Sugars
11.4g
Protein
19.3g
Vitamin A 112% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 14% Iron 29%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
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