Lettuce Leaf Tacos


  • 1green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chicken stock(Optional)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 2 large roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 12large romaine lettuce leaves
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Cook and stir green bell pepper and yellow onion in a skillet over medium heat with olive oil and chicken broth until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.


  • Step 2

    Cut up ground beef into small pieces; place into a separate skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir ground beef with taco seasoning until beef is browned and crumbly, 5 to 8 minutes. Drain excess grease.

  • Step 3

    Sprinkle roma tomatoes with salt in a bowl. Place Cheddar cheese into a separate bowl.

  • Step 4

    Fill each lettuce leaf with about 2 tablespoons beef filling; top with 1 to 2 teaspoons green pepper mixture, roma tomato, about about 1 1/2 tablespoons Cheddar cheese.

  • Cook's Note:

    Measurements are approximate and can be adjusted to your tastes. All ingredients can be customized to your preferred taco toppings. This could also work especially well with iceberg lettuce.

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