3-Step Avocado Egg Salad Lettuce WrapsRecipe posted in: Lunch/Dinner
You know those steamy, summer days when you can’t even imagine turning on the stove or oven? Those days when a hot, hearty meal is the furthest thing from what you’re craving? This refreshingly simple, three-step recipe is sure to become a staple on your seasonal menu! Whip up our crisp, cool Avocado Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps for a summer-friendly meal that fills you up with fiber, electrolytes and healthy fats.
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One serving of these crispy, hydrating Avocado Egg Salad Lettuce Wraps clocks in at just 183 calories and one gram of net carbs. You can log it as one Protein, one Healthy Fat and half of a Vegetable serving in your South Beach Diet Tracker app. If you’d like it to count as a full Vegetable serving, feel free to stuff your wraps with more non-starchy veggies, such as colorful cherry tomatoes, sliced onions and green peppers. Not sure what qualifies as a non-starchy, low-carb Vegetable? Click here to find out? >
Healthy Hacks: Have some extra net carbs to spare for the day? Swap out your lettuce wraps for a high-fiber carbohydrate! Spread your egg salad on whole grain toast or use it as a dip with sprouted seed crackers. You can also keep it a wrap by substituting a low carb or whole wheat tortilla. There are also many other low-carb wraps available on the market that are made from fruits, vegetables or coconut.
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If you need more ideas for your summer menu, you’ve come to the right place! We have plenty of low carb, no-cook recipes that you’ll love. Check out some of our favorites below:
- Cucumber Feta Salad >
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- Easy Layered Salad >
- 2-Step Creamy Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles >
- 1-Minute Chocolate Ricotta Mousse >
- Creamy Salmon Cucumber Cups >
- No-Bake Key Lime and Avocado Cheesecake >
- 2-Step Chia Yogurt >
- Avocado Crab Salad >
- 5-Ingredient Chocolate Avocado Pudding >
- Matcha Smoothie Bowl >
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Phase: Weight Loss Phase, Weight Maintenance Phase
- 1 Healthy Fat
- 1 Protein
- 0.5 Vegetables
- 1 avocado, diced
- 4 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
- 2 Tbsp. red onion, chopped
- 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp. lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp. chives, chopped
- 1 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
- 2 romaine lettuce leaves
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Add avocado to a small bowl and mash with a fork.
- Add eggs, red onion, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, chives, parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Stir until well combined.
- Serve on romaine lettuce leaves.