One-Pan Ground Turkey Fajita Lettuce Wraps

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.

¡Buen provecho!



One-Pan Ground Turkey Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Blue Corn Tortilla Chips and Lime Crema

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Utensils You Will Need:

  • Zester
  • Large pan
  • Small bowl


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Food Lover’s Dictionary

Corn: Throughout Europe, “corn” has always been the generic name for any of the cereal grains; Europeans call corn maize, a
derivative of the early American Indian word mahiz. Corn is not only a poplar food, but the foundation of many by-products,
including bourbon, corn flour, cornmeal, corn oil, cornstarch, corn syrup, corn whiskey and laundry starch.

Bibliography: Copyright Barron’s Educational Services, Inc. 2009, adapted from The New Food Lover’s Companion, 2007,
by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst.

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)



 

 

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