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Chicken Lettuce Cups

Photo: John Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 2 lettuce cups)
Add Mediterranean flavor to lettuce cups by combining ground chicken with chopped artichoke hearts, oregano, green olives, and fresh mozzarella.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup vertically sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup canned artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup diced tomato
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 10 pitted green olives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (about 3 ounces) diced fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 8 Bibb lettuce leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 284
  • fat 18 g
  • satfat 6.4 g
  • monofat 8 g
  • polyfat 2.4 g
  • protein 24.2 g
  • carbohydrate 6.9 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 113 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 543 mg
  • calcium 24 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken, pepper, and salt to pan; cook for 3 minutes, stirring to crumble. Stir in onion and next 5 ingredients (through olives); cook for 3 minutes or until chicken is done. Stir in cheese and juice. Spoon 1/4 cup chicken mixture into each lettuce leaf.