Caribbean Turkey Wraps with Jicama Slaw

Caribbean Turkey Wraps with Jicama Slaw

If your family loves tacos, try making them with these lettuce wraps for a healthy protein packed twist. This dish packs in the flavor with explosive ingredients like tangy lime juice and spicy jalapeño. Top it all off with the refreshing and crunchy slaw that uses juicy jicama in place of traditional cabbage.

Caribbean Turkey Wraps with Jicama Slaw

Serves 4

Turkey Wraps:

1 large head Butter Lettuce

1 tablespoon Coconut Oil

1 medium Onion, diced

1 medium Jalapeño, seeded, sliced

2 cloves of Garlic, crushed

1 pound Turkey

1 teaspoon Ginger, ground

1/2 teaspoon Ground Allspice

1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper

1 teaspoon Herb Mix

1 tablespoon Coconut Aminos

1 Mango, cored, peeled, diced

Jicama Slaw:

1 small Jicama, grated

1/2 teaspoon Lime Zest

1 teaspoon Lime Juice

2 tablespoons fresh Cilantro, minced

1 teaspoon Herb Mix

1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper


1. Heat the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, then sauté the onion and jalapeño, until onion is translucent, about 7 minutes. Add the garlic and as soon as it’s fragrant (30 seconds), crumble the ground turkey into the pan. Cook until turkey is no longer pink.

2. In a small bowl combine the ginger, allspice, herb mix, and pepper, coconut aminos, and mango. Add to turkey mixture and sauté until combined and mango is warm, about 2 minutes.

3. In large bowl mix Jicama, lime zest, lime juice, and cilantro. Season with herb mix and pepper to taste, set aside. Separate lettuce head into individual leaves, wash and set aside.

4. To serve, spoon turkey into individual lettuce leaves and top with jicama slaw.

Health Tip: Mangos can help with improving skin quality, lowering cholesterol, protecting vision, and preventing cancer. 

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