Mexican Beef & Beans In Lettuce Wraps
|Chorizo sausage||3⁄4 Pound|
|Lean ground beef||3⁄4 Pound|
|Onion||1 Large, chopped|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced / pressed|
|Chili powder||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cumin||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Canned refried beans||17 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Canned sliced ripe olives||2 1⁄4 Ounce, drained (1 Can)|
|Canned diced green chilies||4 Ounce (1 Can)|
|Shredded cheddar cheese||8 Ounce (2 Cups)|
|Sour cream||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Thinly sliced radishes||3 Tablespoon|
|Thinly sliced green onion||3 Tablespoon|
|Butter lettuce head||2 Large|
Crumble sausage and beef in a large frying pan and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until meat is lightly browned.
Remove meat and discard all but 2 tablespoons drippings.
Add onion, garlic, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne; continue cooking, stirring, until onion is limp.
Stir in refried beans, olives, and chilies; reduce heat to low and cook, stirring, until bubbly and hot.
Stir in 1 cup of the cheese and salt and pepper to taste.
Turn into a shallow 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese over top.
Broil about 6 inches from heat just until cheese melts (about 3 minutes).
Mound sour cream in center; sprinkle with radishes and green onion.
Spoon mixture into lettuce leaves, roll up, and eat out of hand.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3602 Calories from Fat 2069
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 228 g351.4%
Saturated Fat 108.4 g542%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 732.9 mg244.3%
Sodium 8023.1 mg334.3%
Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.7%
Dietary Fiber 48.6 g194.6%
Sugars 29.8 g
Protein 209 g417.6%
Vitamin A 1509.8% Vitamin C 440.1%
Calcium 233.6% Iron 329.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet