Lettuce wraps are a great idea when you want to cut back on carbs. You can make lettuce wraps with an incredible variety of fillings.
Since lettuce is very low in calories, lettuce wraps can work for so many different types of diets, depending on the rest of the ingredients. Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, paleo, clean eating….you name it!
I’m sharing some awesome lettuce wrap ideas today, and trust me…there’s something in there for everyone.
Looking for a high-protein, low-carb dinner? Make these Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps in under 30-minutes! They’re packed with ground chicken, diced veggies and the most delicious Thai-inspired seasonings.
These Fish Taco Lettuce Wraps are a quick and healthy weeknight dinner idea. With plenty of crunch from the romaine lettuce wraps, this mild-spiced rockfish is a spin on some of my favorite fish taco flavors.
Make your weeknight tacos healthy with these Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps! They’re a breeze to throw together and are full of delicious flavors from ground turkey, delicious spices and all your favorite Mexican toppings.
Soft butter lettuce (or romaine) cradles taco-seasoned chicken, juicy tomatoes and corn, crisp red peppers, and cheese. The wraps are topped with bright cilantro and seasoned tortilla chips. There’s so much flavor and texture in every bite.
What lettuce is best for wraps?
There are four varieties of lettuce that I recommend to use when making lettuce wraps:
Green Leaf Lettuce
Little Gem Lettuce
You want to use a lettuce that has large and flexible leaves with a flavour that won’t over-power the filling!