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Roasted Cinnamon Spiced Beef in Lettuce Cups

Also great as a fun hand held appetizer when entertaining. Or, omit the lettuce cups and serve beef mixture over rice or couscous for a main dish.
15m
PREP TIME
15m
COOK TIME
325
CALORIES
12
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 4 Servings

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small red bell pepper, coarsely chopped (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped red onion
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet™ Roasted Saigon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Oregano, Ground Mediterranean
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Sicilian Sea Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Cayenne Red Pepper
  • 16 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Cook ground beef, bell pepper, onion and garlic in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes or until beef is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. Drain fat
  • 2 Stir in tomato sauce, raisins, cinnamon, oregano, sea salt and cayenne pepper. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes to blend flavors
  • 3 Spoon 1/4 cup beef mixture into center of each lettuce leaf. Sprinkle with almonds. Serve immediately

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