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Raw Lettuce Tacos

These tacos are medium spicy -- seasonings can be adjusted to taste.

Yield: 
6 Servings

Updated: Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:43pm

How to Make Raw Lettuce Tacos

Ingredients

  • 6 Manoa or any local lettuce leaves
  • 2½ cups raw walnuts
  • 1 garlic clove, diced
  • ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped black olives
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 Tablespoons diced red onion
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1½ teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash lettuce leaves and let dry on paper towels while preparing taco filling.
  2. Place walnuts in a food processor and blend until coarsely ground. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Mix in remaining ingredients, combining well.
  4. Spread 2-3 Tablespoons of filling on top of each lettuce leaf. Wrap lettuce around filling, serve and enjoy!