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Greek Style Lettuce Tacos Filled with Crumbles Recipe

Greek Style Lettuce Tacos Filled with Crumbles Recipe

Here's fusion cooking--a hybrid of Latino and European cooking--lettuce tacos with Greek flavors.

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

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  • 2/3 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup peeled, seeded and shredded cucumber
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, seeded and finely chopped
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  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package
  • 8 leaves butterhead lettuce or Boston lettuce (about 1 head)
  • 8 leaves radicchio lettuce (about 1 head)
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  • 1 1/2 cups chopped plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup very thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/3 cup Kalamato olived or ripe olives, pitted and halved
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat leaf parsley or fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano

Directions:

1. For sauce, in small bowl stir together yogurt, 2 teaspoons oil, lemon juice, garlic and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Stir in cucumber and avocado. Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 24 hours.

2. In medium bowl combine 1 tablespoon of the oil, 1 tablespoon lime juice, chili powder, cumin, red pepper, salt and pepper. Stir in MORNINGSTAR FARMS MEAL STARTERS GRILLERS RECIPE CRUMBLES. Let stand at room temperature for 40 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, place butterhead and radicchio leaves in large bowl. Cover with very cold water. Let stand for 2 minutes. Drain and pat dry with paper towels.

4. For relish, in medium bowl stir together tomatoes, onion, olives, parsley, 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon lime juice and oregano. Set aside.

5. In large nonstick skillet cook and stir Recipe Crumbles and marinade in remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat about 3 minutes or until heated through.

6. Prepare lettuce cups by lining a leaf of butterhead lettuce with a leaf of radicchio. Spoon Crumbles mixture into cups. Top with tomato relish. Spoon dollops of yogurt sauce on each. Serve immediately.

Yield: 2 cups tomato relish; 2 cups Crumbles mixture, 8 lettuce cups; scant 1 cup yogurt sauce; 4 main dish servings.

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