with Chef Robert Larios
Photography by Patricia M. Larios
Have you had the idea of substituting lettuce instead of a bun for a hamburger? Some dining establishments have done it for years. But what about using a taco or wrap?
In the recipe, we get a chance to try a lettuce wrap. That means, no corn or flour tortilla to hold all the melted cheese, lime crema and seasoned ground turkey. For those of you on a low-carb diet, this is a quick and delicious dish to keep handy.
One-Pan Ground Turkey Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Blue Corn Tortilla Chips and Lime Crema
Utensils You Will Need:
- Large pan
- Small bowl
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Food Lover’s Dictionary
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Recipe: https://www.hellofresh.com/recipes/one-pan-pork-fajita-lettuce-cups-60eeefe88ddf306dfd52970d?q=One-Pan+Pork+Fajita+Lettuce+Wraps+with+Blue+Corn+Tortilla+Chips+%26+Lime+Crema Accessed September 10, 2021.
Cooking Tidbit: The original recipe called for pork. Instead, I substituted that with lean ground turkey. You may also try plant-based alternative meat as well.
Food Quote: “Omit and substitute! That’s how recipes should be written. Please don’t ever get so hung up on published recipes that you forget that you can omit and substitute.”
– Jeff Smith (the Frugal Gourmet)