Fiesta Lettuce Bowls

1
Lynnda Cloutier

By
@eatygourmet

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

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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

How to Make Fiesta Lettuce Bowls

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

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About Fiesta Lettuce Bowls

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican




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