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Taco Lettuce Cups

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Move over tortilla shells! Lettuce leaves make fresh cups to hold a delicious mixture of seasoned ground beef, corn and cheese.

Ingredients

Seasoned Ground Beef
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
cup frozen corn (from 1-lb bag)
1
cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
8
leaves Bibb lettuce
2
cups coarsely crushed tortilla chips (about 3 oz)
1/2
cup sour cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, mix seasoned ground beef, salsa and corn. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • 2 Spoon about 1/2 cup beef mixture into each lettuce leaf; place 2 on each individual plate. Top each lettuce cup with about 1 tablespoon remaining cheese, 1/4 cup crushed chips and 1 tablespoon sour cream.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, mix seasoned ground beef, salsa and corn. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • 2 Spoon about 1/2 cup beef mixture into each lettuce leaf; place 2 on each individual plate. Top each lettuce cup with about 1 tablespoon remaining cheese, 1/4 cup crushed chips and 1 tablespoon sour cream.

Expert Tips

Instant finger food! These filled lettuce cups are fork-fare, but if your lettuce leaves are large enough, encourage the kids to wrap the lettuce around the filling and eat them with their hands.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
1120mg
47%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
4g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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