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Spiced Chicken Lettuce Wraps

spiced chicken lettuce wraps
  • (2 tsp.) olive oil
  • (1 lb.) ground chicken breast or turkey breast meat
  • (1 medium) red pepper, chopped
  • (1 tsp.) chili powder
  • (1 tsp.) ground cumin
  • (1/8 tsp.) salt
  • (1 cup) mild salsa
  • (15 to 15 1/2-oz. can) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • (12) Boston lettuce leaves
  • (1/2 cup) plain nonfat Greek yogurt

Spiced Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Ground chicken spiced with chili powder and cumin served in crisp lettuce leaves with tangy Greek yogurt.

Preparation Time
About 5 minutes
Cook Time
About 15 minutes


  1. 1Place a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil.
  2. 2When hot, add chicken, red pepper, chili powder, ground cumin and salt. Cook about 8 minutes, stirring every few minutes. Add salsa and beans, cook another 5 minutes.

  3. 3Fill each lettuce leaf with chicken and a spoonful of yogurt. Fold and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 3 wraps

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 265
  • Total Fat 4 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 25 g
  • Protein 33 g
  • Cholesterol 66 mg
  • Sodium 565 mg
  • Fiber 8 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Wraps and Pitas

Recipe Ethnicity: Middle-Eastern

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.