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Grilled Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Blueberry Bell Pepper Relish Recipe

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Serve up some summer fun with these lively lettuce wraps featuring blueberries, red bell peppers and grilled chicken.
 
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $10.99 ($2.75/serving)*
 
Preparation Time: 45 minutes

Relish

  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • ½ medium onion
  • 1 ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 cup yellow corn, no salt added (frozen, canned or fresh)
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped (optional)

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 8 large lettuce leaves

Chop bell pepper and onion. Mix with remaining relish ingredients. Set aside. Coat chicken with canola oil and grill until done, turning as needed. Remove from grill; when cool enough to handle, cut chicken into bite-size chunks.

To make wraps: Place two lettuce leaves on each plate. Divide chicken and relish evenly among the eight lettuce leaves. Roll up and serve.

Complete this Plate: Each plate features two wraps plus a whole grain roll. Serve with a glass of non-fat milk.
 
Serves: 4
 
Fruits & Veggies per Serving
1.5 Cups
 
Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 240
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 1g
% of Calories from Fat: 26%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 4%
Protein: 26g
Carbohydrates: 21g
Cholesterol: 65mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 220mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, niacin, vitamin B6 and phosphorus, and a good source of fiber, vitamin E, thiamin, riboflavin, folate, pantothenic acid, potassium and magnesium.

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, Winter 2016

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