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Mexican Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps

Mexican Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps Recipe

  • Author: Brandie Valenzuela
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


Make taco night healthier for your family with this easy Mexican Beef Taco Lettuce Wraps recipe! The lean ground beef is cooked with onions, sweet peppers, and a homemade taco seasoning. Spoon into butter lettuce and add your favorite taco toppings.



1 medium onion, diced
1 pound Laura’s 92% Lean Ground Beef
1/2 cup sweet peppers, diced (mini peppers or bell peppers)
taco seasoning (recipe below)
34 tablespoons water
Salt, to taste
1 head butter lettuce, leaves separated
Optional toppings: chopped cilantro, sour cream, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, diced avocado, salsa

Taco Seasoning
1 tablespoon chili powder
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon cumin


1. In a small bowl, mix together taco seasoning ingredients and set aside.
2. In a large skillet, cook beef and onions together in a large skillet over medium heat until meat is
browned and nearly fully cooked. Add peppers to meat mixture and continue to cook until meat is fully
cooked and peppers are tender-crisp.
3. Sprinkle meat mixture with approximately 2 teaspoons of taco seasoning (using less or more depending
on personal tastes). Save remaining taco seasoning for another meal. Drizzle water over seasoning and stir
to combine with meat. Season with salt to taste, if desired. Remove from meat when meat is hot and
4. To serve, place 2-3 butter lettuce leaves on individual plates. Spoon some of mixture into
centers of leaves. Top with optional toppings, if you wish.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Steve Top
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • Serving Size: Serves 5

Keywords: ground beef tacos, taco night, 9 ingredients, ground beef, bell peppers, butter lettuce, taco seasoning,

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