Mexican Turkey Lettuce Wraps

  • 1 head Boston lettuce (Bibb lettuce)
  • 2 tbsps. olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground turkey (cooked)
  • 2 small spring onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1/2 red pepper (chopped)
  • 15 oz. black beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 11/2 tsps. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 3 green onions
  • 1 head Boston lettuce (washed and separated {Also known as bibb lettuce, butter lettuce})
  • OPTIONAL: salsa, cheese, sour cream and chopped jalapenos

In a large skillet heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onion, garlic and red pepper and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Add the ground turkey and cook until browned, about 4-5 minutes {make sure you crumble it as it cooks}. Stir in the black beans, cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper and chili powder and continue to cook for 3-4 more minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the fresh chopped cilantro and chopped green onions and add salt and pepper to taste. Place a couple of spoonfuls of the turkey mixture into the center of the lettuce leaf. Garnish with salsa, cheese and sour cream or any garnishes you like. Enjoy!

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