Inside-Out Taco Salad Wraps

Wrap up traditional taco fillings in a lettuce leaf for a handheld taco salad.
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30 Minutes Total
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6 Servings


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup (250 mL) Old El PasoTM Thick N' Chunky Salsa
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup (125 mL) peach preserves
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 tsp (2 mL) liquid smoke (if desired)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 tsp (2 mL) Worcestershire sauce
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2/3 cup (150 mL) diced peeled jicama
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 tsp (10 mL) fresh lime juice
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef, cooked, drained
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup (125 mL) Old El PasoTM Taco Sauce
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 3/4 cups (425 mL) coarsely crushed tortilla chips
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped green onions
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup (50 mL) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/2 cup (125 mL) finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup (50 mL) coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 12 large leaves Bibb lettuce, rinsed, patted dry with paper towels
Preparation
  1. In small bowl, mix all dipping sauce ingredients; set aside. In another small bowl, mix jicama with 1 teaspoon of the lime juice. In third small bowl, mix avocado with remaining teaspoon lime juice. Heat taco sauce with cooked ground beef in microwave, until hot.
  2. On large serving platter, layer crushed chips, warm taco sauce with ground beef, jicama, avocado, onions, olives and cheese. Sprinkle cilantro over top. On large plate, arrange lettuce leaves.
  3. To serve, spoon about 1/3 cup layered fillings onto each lettuce leaf; wrap lettuce around filling. Serve with dipping sauce.
Expert Tips
  • No peach preserves? Apricot preserves makes a yummy stand-in.