Taco Truck Low-Carb Lettuce Wraps

Taco Truck Lettuce Wraps

Leftover, cooked pulled pork, zesty taco seasonings, and tangy pickled vegetables folded into a hand-held lettuce wrap can turn your kitchen into a taco truck in just minutes! #tacotruck #tacotuesday #lowcarb

The Low-Carb Choice for Taco Tuesday

If you’re looking to cut carbs, then these tasty Taco Truck Lettuce wraps are an awesome choice! They pack all of the taco flavors you love into a handheld lettuce wrap. It’s ALMOST like eating a real, crunchy taco. Especially if you have fresh, crispy lettuce from your local farmer’s market.

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The recipe below is for pulled pork lettuce wraps, but you could substitute any of your favorite meats. Shredded chicken, ground beef, ground turkey, even wild game would taste delicious with the bold Mexican flavors!

I love pulled pork for a couple of different reasons:

  1. Pulled Pork is SO easy to make a big batch in my Instant Pot. This is my go-to meat for busy weeks because I can make so many meals for my guys using pulled pork. You can even download my FREE Pork Recipe eBook right here!
  2. I love the way pulled pork takes on any flavor I want it to. Because of the mild pork flavor, it works well as a barbecue dish OR a delicious Mexican meal

Printable Recipe for Taco Truck Low-Carb Lettuce Wraps:

Taco Truck Lettuce Wraps

Taco Truck Pulled-Pork Lettuce Wraps

Leftover, cooked pulled pork, zesty taco seasonings, and tangy pickled vegetables folded into a hand-held lettuce wrap can turn your kitchen into a taco truck in just minutes! #tacotruck #tacotuesday #lowcarb
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Chef Alli

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. mild chili powder
  • 3 cups shredded, cooked pulled pork
  • 8 oz. can Hunt’s Roasted Garlic Tomato Sauce
  • leaf lettuce, red or green
  • pickled carrots and red onions
  • sour cream
  • chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • To pickle the veggies, bring 1 cup water and 1 cup white vinegar, plus 1/4 cup sugar to a boil in a saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Pour over veggies, letting them rest for 15 minutes; drain well.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add the spices, cooking just until fragrant; add the tomato sauce, then stir in the cooked, pulled pork, tossing until combined and the pork is hot throughout. Place the warm pork into lettuce leaves; garnish with pickled veggies, sour cream, and cilantro. Serve at once.

Notes

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex Mex
Keyword: lettuce wraps, taco truck, taco wraps

Nutrition

Calories: 170kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 418IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg

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