Black Bean Lettuce Cups

Salads

Black Bean Lettuce Cups

These gluten-free and vegan lettuce cups are nutritious and satisfying. Filled with rice, black beans, salsa, corn and avocados, each lettuce cup is under 300 calories. They’re a fast and easy meal to provide that the whole family can enjoy. Modify and add toppings based on your preferences. Everyone can eat with their hands too!

Ingredients

  • 1 ea. 15-ounce can black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1/2 c. tomato salsa
  • 1 c. rice, cooked
  • 1/2 c. corn, cooked
  • 3/4 c. tomatoes, small dice
  • 3/4 c. cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 T. lime juice
  • 12 ea. Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 1 ea. medium Avocado From Mexico, diced

Instructions

  1. In a medium pot, combine beans and tomato salsa. Heat through, stirring occasionally for 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the rice, corn, tomatoes, cilantro, and lime juice.
  3. On each lettuce leaf, place a scoop of the rice mixture, then add a scoop of the black beans, and top with avocados.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean Lettuce Cups
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 440mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 6g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 4%
Iron 0mg 10%
Potassium 310mg 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

You May Also Like:

Share On Twitter Twitter
Share On Facebook Facebook
Share On Pinterest Google+
Send Email Google+
Share On Share
Twitter Facebook Google+ Google+ Share