lus.cious adjective

1. highly pleasing to the taste or smell

Welcome to Luscious Low Carb! A place where low carb recipes are the only thing on the menu. A place where you'll find incredibly delicious food that's simple to make and legal to eat on your plan.

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Monday, February 28, 2011

Fajita Taco Buffet!

I've recently discovered the joys of using different types of lettuce as taco wraps. A warm spicy filling topped with creamy sour cream and cheese, and wrapped in a crunchy crisp lettuce leaf? Yum! I promise you will NOT miss tortillas when you try this. It makes a wonderful and filling lunch or dinner, and they're perfect for a party! Serve all the ingredients in separate plates on the table and have each family member make they're own tacos.


1  lb beef fajitas
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp chili powder
salt and pepper to taste

12 large romaine lettuce leaves, separated, washed and dried
1 medium avocado, sliced
1 cup of shredded cheddar, or a mixture of your favorite cheeses
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 red onion sliced thinly
Optional Spicy Habanero Salsa


1. Season the fajitas with salt, pepper, cumin, garlic and chili powder.
2. Grill on stovetop grill or cook in a pan for 5 minutes per side or until well done.
3. Slice meat against the grain. Transfer to plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
4. Take a romaine leaf and add fajitas, cheese, sour cream, avocado, red onion and salsa if using.

This recipe makes 12 tacos each with 1.2 Net carbs. (The salsa is not included in the carb counts but everything else is.)

Servings vary depending on how many tacos you choose to eat. I personally ate 3 tacos as a serving and thought it was just right!


  1. Hi Adriana - nice blog you have here! I've added you to my favorite blog list.

  2. Thank you Jennifer!

    I love your blog :)

  3. Looks great, can't wait to try it.

  4. God these are some good looking low carb recipes. I had the chicken Patty's last night and they were good, can't wait to try these.