Fiesta Lettuce Bowls

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

This is a great and easy salad from the good folks at Costco


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb. lean ground beef or ground turkey
2 tbsp. chili powder
1 jar salsa, 24 oz
1 can pinto beans, drained, 15 oz
salt and pepper
1 head iceberg lettuce
2 cups broken tortilla chips
guacamole, optional
cheddar cheese, shredded, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown meat with chili powder over medium heat in large skillet. When almost done, stir in 1/2 cup salsa and beans; cook for 2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and cool slightly.,
2
Remove core and outer leaf from iceberg lettuce. Carefully peel off 4 whole leaves. Put leaves on serving plates to form lettuce bowls.
3
Chop remaining iceberg head into bite size pieces and pit in large bowl. Add 1/2 cup salsa, meat mixture and tortilla chips. Toss well. Spoon into lettuce bowls. Serve atone with additional guacamole and cheese and salsa. Serves 4
4
You can garnish this salad with cilantro, or chopped green onions or tomato wedges or slices olives. A dollop of sour cream is good, too. For vegetarians, use 1 cup diced cheddar cheese and 2 cans vegetarian chili beans in place of meat mixture. Toss with iceberg lettuce and remaining ingredients

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican