Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps


Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

Makes 4 servings

Per serving

1 Leaner protein

3 condiments

2 fats

3 vegetables



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup chopped green onion (scallion)
  • 1 1/2 lb 95% lean ground turkey
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder (preferably 2 tsp regular chili powder and 1 tsp ancho chili powder)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth


  • Iceberg or Romain lettuce leaves, doubled up, for serving – total weight 8 ounces
  • 4 ounces Shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 cup diced Roma tomatoes
  • 1 cup sliced purple onion
  • 2 tablespoons regular sour cream, for serving
  • 9oz sliced avocado


Heat olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute 2 minutes. Add turkey and garlic, season with salt and pepper, and cook, tossing and breaking up turkey occasionally, until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add chili powder, cumin, paprika, tomato sauce and chicken broth. Reduce to a simmer and cook about 5 minutes until sauce has reduced. Serve mixture over lettuce leaves with toppings.

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