For those on a low-carb kick that love Mexican but dread all the beans and bread, try this alternative for taco night. It uses lettuce leaves instead of taco shells to make a dish that’s halfway between a lettuce wrap and a taco. Low on carbs and still delicious!
Cook and stir green bell pepper and yellow onion in a skillet over medium heat with olive oil and chicken broth until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
Cut up ground beef into small pieces; place into a separate skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir ground beef with
until beef is browned and crumbly, 5 to 8 minutes. Drain excess grease.
Sprinkle roma tomatoes with salt in a bowl. Place Cheddar cheese into a separate bowl.
Fill each lettuce leaf with about 2 tablespoons beef filling; top with 1 to 2 teaspoons green pepper mixture, roma tomato, about about 1 1/2 tablespoons Cheddar cheese.
Per Serving: 550 calories; protein 34.5g; carbohydrates 14.4g; fat 38.9g; cholesterol 127.7mg; sodium 1223.4mg.