Mexican Beef Tacos

Mexican Beef Tacos

These Mexican beef ‘tacos’ are the perfect high-protein, low-carb meal option that’s sure to satisfy the whole family for lunch or dinner.

Using lettuce as the base for the Mexican beef ‘tacos’  rather than a tortilla wrap is a great alternative if you’re looking to lower your carb and calorie intake.

Ingredients are packed with fibre which aid digestion and detoxification. Your body uses more calories burning lettuce than what it’s actually worth. You can almost call it a negative calorie food.

Staying hydrated doesn’t just depend on how much water you drink, get an extra kick from the foundation of your plate, the lettuce cups.

Minced lean beef is high in iron and protein, and low in fat to build up your muscles and aids concentration. Quick and easy to cook and serve, you’ll spend more time eating the dish than preparing it.Mexican beef tacos

Get as creative and colourful as you like with the fillings, this Mexican beef ‘tacos’ recipe resembles the classic Mexican dish.

Top the ‘tacos’ with guacamole and lime to add some freshness and relief from the spicy jalapeños, as well as an extra sparkle to your eyes.


Serves: 4

  • 300g minced beef, cooked
  • 3 cups kale, chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, diced
  • ½ cup coriander, chopped
  • 1 cup jalapeños
  • 2 cups mozzarella
  • 1 cup guacamole (1 avocado, ½ lime juice, pinch of salt)
  • 8 iceberg lettuce cups (2x person)
  • extra lime, juiced
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Combine guacamole ingredients in a bowl, set aside.
  2. Fill lettuce cups with desired filling. Top with guacamole lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste

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