Cheeseburger Lettuce Wraps

Do not let their humble appearance fool you, these wraps are downright delicious and taste like a guilty pleasure without the guilt! I am a big fan of the Asian-flavored lettuce wraps at P.F. Chang’s and when I was brainstorming ways to use the leftover burger-seasoned ground beef from my Cheeseburger Pizza, this is what I came up with. I recommend storing any leftover meat mixture in the fridge immediately because otherwise you will be tempted to eat it out of the bowl with a spoon! Trust me. These may not be the prettiest or fanciest things I’ve made but they’re a great way to get all the yummy flavors of a juicy, cheesy burger in a low carb, low point way.

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Cheeseburger Lettuce Wraps

Yield: 4 (2 wrap) servings

Ingredients:

  • ½ c chopped onion
  • 1 lb 95% lean ground beef (raw weight)
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick Hamburger Seasoning
  • 4 Laughing Cow Light Queso Fresco & Chipotle Wedges, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Ketchup
  • 2 teaspoon Yellow Mustard
  • 8 Grape Tomatoes, quartered
  • 8 Iceberg Lettuce leaves, washed and patted dry

Directions:

  1. Mist a large skillet with cooking spray and bring to medium heat. Add chopped onions and sauté until cooked. Add ground beef and Hamburger seasoning and cook until meat is browned. Drain meat.
  2. Place meat in a medium bowl and add ketchup, mustard and cheese wedges. Stir to combine. Microwave on high for one minute. Stir again until meat is evenly coated.
  3. Spoon 1/3 c of meat mixture into each lettuce cup and sprinkle four tomato quarters onto each and serve.

Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints:
5 per serving (SP calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com)

Weight Watchers Points Plus:
5 per serving (P+ calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com)

Nutrition Information:
224 calories, 10 g carbs, 6 g sugars, 7 g fat, 4 g saturated fat, 27 g protein, 1 g fiber (from myfitnesspal.com)

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