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Sincerely-Food-Chef
Ambassador [Associate]
Ambassador [Associate]
  • 563 calories
  • 35 min
  • 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 heads butter (Boston) lettuce
  • ½ (8 oz) block cheddar cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • 1 small bunch green onions (scallions)
  • 1 ½ lb lean ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • black pepper
  • chili powder
  • cumin, ground
  • salt
  • virgin coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry the fresh produce (skip the lettuce until the next step).
    • 1 pint grape tomatoes
    • 1 small bunch green onions (scallions)
  2. Trim off and discard the root end of the lettuce; separate the leaves, then wash and dry them. Transfer to a plate.
    • 2 heads butter (Boston) lettuce
  3. Trim off and discard the ends of the green onions; cut the onions crosswise into ¼-inch pieces at an angle and transfer to a small bowl.
  4. Quarter the grape tomatoes and transfer to a small bowl.
  5. Preheat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Trim off and discard the ends of the onion and remove the outer layer; small dice the onion (cut into ¼-inch pieces).
    • 1 medium yellow onion
  7. Once the skillet is hot, add coconut oil and swirl to coat the bottom.
    • 1 tbsp virgin coconut oil
  8. Add the onion to the skillet; cook, stirring frequently, until softened, 3 to 4 minutes.
  9. Trim off and discard the root ends of the garlic; peel and mince or press the garlic.
    • 2 cloves garlic
  10. Add the garlic, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper to the onion; stir until fragrant, 15 to 30 seconds.
    • 1 tbsp chili powder
    • 1 tsp cumin
    • 1 tsp salt
    • ½ tsp black pepper
  11. Add the ground beef to the skillet and; cook, breaking apart with a spoon, until browned and crumbly, 4 to 5 minutes.
    • 1 ½ lb lean ground beef
  12. Coarsely grate ½ cup of cheddar.
    • ½ (8 oz) block cheddar cheese
  13. To serve, double up the lettuce leaves and fill with the ground beef mixture, tomatoes, cheddar, and green onions. Alternatively, combine all of the ingredients in a bowl to make a salad. Enjoy!

Nutrition per Serving

Calories
563
Fat
39g
Net Carbs
8g
Protein
41g

Cookware

  • chef's knife
  • colander
  • cutting board
  • garlic press (optional)
  • grater
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • mixing bowls
  • salad spinner (optional)
  • stainless steel or cast iron skillet
  • stirring spoon