Trying to make meals that the whole family enjoys, much less that are healthy can be a challenge. Often times, when we think “clean” we think of salads and raw veggies, neither of which always leave you full. But have you tried lettuce wraps? They are basically a sandwich but without the bread! You can fill them with all types of meat and veggies, and I bet there’s a combination that even your kids will like. Keep reading for a few recipes for tasty lettuce wraps your whole family will love.
1. Avocado Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps
It’s all the green in this lettuce wrap recipe and I have to say, it looks amazing! Avocado, chicken, lettuce and even more fun green things like cilantro and lime make this lettuce wrap not only healthy but tasty too!
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2. Spicy Shrimp & Avocado Lettuce Wraps
If your family loves spicy food, they’ll love this spicy shrimp and avocado lettuce wrap recipe. Personally, I’m sweating just looking at this recipe but you can always leave off the jalapeños and still get a wonderfully crunchy and flavorful wrap. Homemade cilantro slaw and blackened shrimp are just the start of this tasty meal!
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3. Mediterranean Tuna Lettuce Wrap
One of the best parts about lettuce wraps is that they can be a great no-cook dinner option, especially in the hot weather. This Mediterranean version has all your favorite foods from this region: chickpeas, olives, tomatoes and feta cheese (perhaps the best part of the entire dish). Add in some tuna and you have a filling, healthy meal that doesn’t require turning on that hot stove.
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4. Taco Lettuce Wraps
Made with ground turkey or lean ground beef, these taco lettuce wraps are a great low-carb alternative to traditional tacos. Corn, black beans and green chilis round out this seasoned-packed recipe that all lays on a bed of crunchy lettuce (instead of a crunchy shell!).
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5. Hibachi Steak Lettuce Wraps
All you steak lovers will love this hibachi style steak recipe that’s perfect for pairing with lettuce. Simple cook on the stove top, add some traditional yum yum sauce and mix in wild rice for a tasty and healthy dinner.
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6. Thai Style Lettuce Wrap
Vegetarian and gluten-free, these Thai Style lettuce wraps are actually meat free and made with pecans instead. Other ingredients include celery, carrots and onions that are topped with a homemade sauce before serving with butter lettuce.
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7. Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Oven fried, breaded chicken that’s covered in buffalo sauce? Oh, and add in quinoa, avocado and green onions? Sign me up!