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Steak Fajitas in Lettuce

Great tasting steak fajitas using a lettuce wrap.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Pan fry the steak and slice thinly.
  2. Fry up the onions and mushrooms.
  3. Break of lettuce leaves to use as the fajita wrap. Layer on a lettuce leaf the steak, sour cream, onions and mushrooms and sprinkle cheese on top and seal.
  4. Note: you can substitute 2 chicken breasts for the sirloin steak.
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Delicious..... the entire family absolutely loved it. I was, however, the only one eating my fagitas on lettuce; the rest of the family used WHOLE WHEAT TORTILLAS; still healthy. :-)
03 Aug 07 by member: eh_dah
Sounds yummy, will try, but without mushrooms.
10 Aug 07 by member: Um Z
Quick, tasty, and easy. MUCH better if you grill the steak, though.
25 Oct 07 by member: amarinwa
I already made this, I thought it was already posted, maybe I dont understand the system here.Anyway, on phase 1 and really trying to cut my fat cals, Im not eating regular sour cream or cheese that isnt reduced fat or fat free, so I made this with steak, onion, garlic and a dash of soy, then wrapped in the lettuce. I loved it just like that! This recipe is a great idea that can easily be tweaked to meet anyones phase or cal intake. THANKS!
25 Oct 07 by member: ImLuuvd
Love this idea! I broilled the steak and had tomatoes instead of the mushrooms. So good!
A romaine lettuce leaf is the perfect mock taco. It holds up well.
31 Jan 10 by member: nysuperstr
OMG!!! So delicious I substituted the mushrooms for a little yellow pepper and Tabasco. Yummy I am most definitely having these again, my husband loved them too!
11 May 10 by member: missyjunior
My whole family loved this meal! I had lettuce of course and my family had the mean carbs. lol. Was a great one will make again.
13 Aug 10 by member: slove85
Sounds good, but I would add tomatoes and bell pepper - I LOVE veggies! The calories would still be low and the carbs a little higher, but still should be well within my diet limitations! Thanks for the idea!
14 Aug 10 by member: Jujubeanak
This is really good. made it for dinner over the weekend. YUM
03 Dec 10 by member: redgirl1974
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Nutrition summary:

There are 508 calories in 1 serving of Steak Fajitas in Lettuce.
Calorie break-down: 60% fat, 5% carbs, 35% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 300
Calories 508
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 33.38g 51%
  Saturated Fat 16.024g 80%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.309g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 12.573g  
Cholesterol 114mg 38%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Potassium 866mg  
Total Carbohydrate 6.55g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%
  Sugars 2.33g  
Protein 44.41g  
 
Vitamin A 140% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 30% Iron 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
25%
of RDI*
(508 calories)
25% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (5%)
 
Fat (60%)
 
Protein (35%)
Carbohydrates, 6.55g (5%) Fat, 33.38g (60%) Protein, 44.41g (35%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories