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Steak Fajitas in Lettuce

Great tasting steak fajitas using a lettuce wrap.



  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 562% Vitamin C 122%
Calcium 118% Iron 79%
of RDI*
(508 calories)
25% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (5%)
Fat (60%)
Protein (35%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories