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Avocado Turkey Lettuce Cups

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Avocado Turkey Lettuce Cups
Nutrition Facts
4 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 650
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 680mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 11g 41%
Total Sugars 13g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 31g
Vitamin D .55mg 2%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 1150mg 25%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Layered with brown rice, avocado, a veggie-infused ground turkey mixture and chives, these lettuce cups are fresh, flavorful and perfect for lunch of dinner!

Ingredients

  • For the Turkey Lettuce Cups:
  • 1 lb. Ground turkey, 93% lean
  • 1 ea. Head of butterhead lettuce, leaves separated
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, diced
  • 1-1/2 c. Portabella mushrooms, diced
  • 1-1/2 c. Brown rice, cooked
  • 1 ea. Red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 c. Onion, diced
  • 1/2 c. Carrots, grated
  • 2 T. Avocado oil
  • 4 ea. Cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 T. Dried orange peel
  • 1/2 t. Smoked paprika
  • To taste, Salt and pepper
  • To garnish, Chives
  • For the Thai Peanut Sauce:
  • 1/3 c. Coconut aminos
  • 1/3 c. Vegetable broth
  • 1/4 c. Peanut butter
  • 1 T. Rice vinegar
  • 1/2 T. Ginger paste
  • 1 t. Sesame oil
  • Dash Chili powder
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Instructions

  1. In a large skillet on medium-high heat, warm avocado oil and add red pepper, onion, mushrooms and garlic. Cook for approximately 10 minutes, while stirring.
  2. Turn the large skillet down to medium heat, and add ground turkey. Cook the turkey until brown, approximately 10-15 minutes, while stirring. Once thoroughly cooked, add carrots, orange peel, paprika and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a blender, add coconut aminos, vegetable broth, peanut butter, rice vinegar, ginger paste, sesame oil and chili powder. Blend until smooth to make the Thai peanut sauce.
  4. Add the Thai peanut sauce to the turkey mixture and cook on medium heat for approximately 5 minutes and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Distribute lettuce leaves evenly on large plates, and evenly distribute brown rice, turkey mixture, avocado and garnish with chives.
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Nutrition Facts
Avocado Turkey Lettuce Cups
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 650 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41g 53%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 680mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 11g 41%
Total Sugars 13g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 31g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D .55mg .55%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 1150mg 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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