Taco Lettuce Wraps Meal Prep

These low carb taco lettuce wraps make an easy and flavorful meal that can be prepared ahead of time for your weekly meal.

Continuing with my lettuce wraps obsessions, today I’m sharing taco lettuce wraps. It’s lighter and healthier than traditional tacos, but still delicious.

I used lean ground turkey for the meat and loaded the taco filling with black beans, corn and tomatoes. Mr. K then requested them for his weekly meal prep, so here it is. Just like my other lettuce meal prep recipes, it’s best to pack the filling and leaves separately in your meal prep containers. For these photos, I assembled all the lettuce wraps already.

Taco Lettuce Wraps Meal Prep

Low carb taco lettuce wraps are easy and delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 1 head of butter lettuce, leaves washed

taco filling

  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 small onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 15.25 oz can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • finely chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • 1 lime, sliced into small wedges

homemade taco seasoning

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Add all the taco seasoning ingredients to a small bowl and whisk together until thoroughly combined. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet add oil, garlic and onion. Bring pan to medium high heat. Stir and cook until onions are halfway done and aroma of the garlic has been released. Add in ground turkey and cook until almost completely cooked. Add in black beans, corn and tomatoes and cook until turkey is completely cooked. Lower heat to medium and stir in the taco seasoning a little at a time. For every 1 tbsp of seasoning, add in 1/4 cup water.  Add in enough seasoning until it reaches your desired taste preference. Cook a few more minutes until everything is evenly coated in taco seasoning. Garnish with cilantro. Remove from heat.
  3. To prepare for meal prep, stack a few lettuce leaves on one side of your meal prep container. Add taco filling to the other side of your container. Add 1-2 lime wedges to each container. Seal containers and store in fridge. When ready to eat, remove stack of lettuce leaves and lime wedges and heat the filling. Squeeze lime juice over filling and spoon filling onto lettuce leaves to eat as a wrap.

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