Smooth, lacinato kale (aka dinosaur kale) is topped with barbecue chicken, carrots and cabbage in this healthy, gluten-free lettuce wrap recipe. Try them for a low-carb dinner or light lunch. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2016

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  • Wash and dry kale leaves well; cut out any tough ribs or stems.

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, season with salt and cook, stirring often, until cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, whisk barbecue sauce, vinegar and Cajun seasoning in a small bowl.

  • Remove the pan from the heat, add the sauce mixture and stir to combine. Serve in the kale leaves, topped with cabbage, carrots and scallion greens.

Nutrition Facts

216 calories; 6.5 g total fat; 63 mg cholesterol; 456 mg sodium. 14.6 g carbohydrates; 24.4 g protein; Full Nutrition