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Chicken and Avocado Lettuce Wraps

I love chicken salad, but I rarely ever eat it because mayo, one of the main components, isn’t really a “whole food” unless you make it yourself. However, I’m also a huge fan of avocados, and they make a great whole food substitution for creamy condiments of the processed variety. Wrapping the chicken mixture in lettuce leaves adds even more nutrition, but also makes these friendly for those who are Paleo or Gluten Free. The yogurt gives it a little tang and extra creaminess, but you can leave it out if you are sensitive to dairy as well. Enjoy these wraps for lunch or a light dinner.

Chicken and Avocado Lettuce Wraps


Kim @ onceamonthmeals.com



Place chicken breast in food processor and pulse a few times until finely chopped. Set aside. Scoop out avocado into a bowl and mash with a fork. Add lemon juice, lime juice, and yogurt (if desired) and stir until creamy. Stir in chopped chicken, tomatoes, cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste. Spoon into lettuce leaves and wrap.

Freezing Directions:

Prepare as directed above, but do not wrap in lettuce. Portion into freezer bags, label, and lay flat to freeze. TO SERVE: Thaw in refrigerator. Spoon into lettuce wraps and serve.

Servings: 2


**conversion chart image provided by Erik Spiekermann

10 Responses to “Chicken and Avocado Lettuce Wraps”

  1. Ms Dana Fowle says:

    I watched an instructional video about saving the ingredient list to Ziplist, but I never even see “save” anywhere. Can you direct me?

  2. This recipe is so yummy!! I even gave it to my 7 month old (without the tomatoes) and he scarfed it down! :)

  3. Jodi says:

    Had these for lunch today. They are amazing!!

  4. Beth says:


  5. Raquel says:

    Please update this so it works in the swap since it was linked under the whole30 meal options I really wanted to use this.

    • Katie says:

      Oh sorry Raquel! It was in there but not published. I just updated it so hopefully you should be able to see it on your side soon. Enjoy!

  6. TG says:

    Try using 2 tablespoons of full fat coconut milk in place of the yogurt for Whole 30! It adds that extra creaminess and a dose of coconutty goodness :)

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