Time in Range Tacos – Not Just for Tuesdays!

I live in southern California, and tacos are a way of life. When I don’t feel like bolusing a ton for tortillas, this is a great way to get all the flavors and crunch of a taco but keep things super low in carbs and calories.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. ground beef (or ground turkey)
  • 1 package McCormick taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 4 iceberg or romaine lettuce leaves
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • ½  white onion, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • Tapatio sauce (optional)

Directions:

  1. Brown the meat over medium heat in a sauté pan. Break the meat up into crumbles as you cook.
  2. After the meat is fully cooked, add the McCormick seasoning packet and the water. Simmer for about 5-10 minutes until the water is gone.
  3. Spoon ¼ of the mixture onto each lettuce wrap and top with cheese, tomato, onion and Tapatio sauce, if desired. Feel free to add your own favorite taco toppings, salsa or hot sauce!

 

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