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Hearty Healthy Vegetarian Lettuce Spoons

This is great with cooked shredded chicken, pork, beef strips and even shrimp!
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1 Tbl avocado oil (or evoo)

1/2 cup carrots cut into matchsticks

1/2 cup red pepper cut into matchsticks

1/2 cup orange pepper cut into matchsticks

1 large shallot cut into thin strips

2 cups crimini mushroom cut into 1/4” slices

1/2 cup corn kernals

1/2 cup black beans, rinsed and drained

1/2 tsp salt

1 avocado, pitted and cut into small chunks

1 tsp FanFriggenTastic Fajita Seasoning

2 Tbl water

1/2 cup sharp shredded cheddar

12-16 Baby Hearts of Romaine Lettuce Leaves, end trimmed (can use bib lettuce if you can’t find this)



Heat a large skillet over medium heat.


Add the avocado oil and heat until the oil begins to shimmer.


Add in the carrots, peppers, shallot and mushrooms.


Sauté for 3 minutes.


Add in the salt and continue sautéing for 3-4 more minutes or just until the vegetables begin to soften (you want them just slightly firm – not mushy).


Add in the Fajita Seasoning and water and mix.


Cook for 1 minute.


Add in the corn and black beans stirring to combine.


Cook for 1 minute and remove from heat.


Add in the cheese and stir to combine.


Add in the avocado chunks, stirring in gently.


Place 2-3 Tbl of the mixture in the spoon of the lettuce.


Hold by the end and eat … like you’re eating off of a spoon except you can eat this spoon!

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