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Greek Style Lettuce Tacos Filled with Crumbles Recipe
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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 (min): 40
Total Time (min): 80
Servings 4


  • 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
  • 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 Morningstar Farms® Meal Starters Grillers® Recipe Crumbles™
  • 8 leaves butterhead lettuce or Boston lettuce (about 1 head)
  • 8 leaves radicchio lettuce (about 1 head)
  • 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


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.