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Recipe Box: Dukan Diet – Lettuce-Wrap Burritos

The Dukan Diet Lettuce Wrap Burritos recipe, comes directly from the Dukan Diet book.  It’s meant for those on the Cruise Phase.

Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 1 1/2 lbs. 93% lean ground beef
  • 1 sweet red pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 small red chili pepper, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. low-sodium tomato juice
  • 3/4 c. tomato paste
  • 1/2 c. low-sodium beef broth
  • 8 big iceberg lettuce leaves
  • 4 tbsp. no sugar added tomato sauce, store bought

Directions:

  1. Heat a nonstick pan over medium heat.  Add the crushed garlic cloves, the diced onion, and 1 tbsp. of water.  Cook until the onions and garlic become tender, about 5 min.
  2. Add the ground beef and stir continuously until cooked to medium, about 5 min.
  3. Add the sweet pepper, chopped chili pepper, 1/2 tbsp. tomato juice, tomato paste, and the beef broth to the pan.
  4. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring often.
  5. Lay the lettuce leaves on a platter and fill each with an equal portion of the beef mixture.  Add the remaining 1/2 tbsp. tomato juice and the tomato sauce to the filled lettuce leaves.

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