This feature is sponsored by our friends at Elmhurst 1925. All opinions are my own.

These delicious 10-minute Fajita Lettuce Wraps are simple, light and perfect for serving during the warmer weather that’s headed our way. The creamy hazelnut avocado crema is made in less than 5 minutes with only two ingredients so it’s incredibly easy and full of flavor.

AND THERE’S A GIVEAWAY BELOW FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN MY FAVORITE DAIRY-FREE NUT MILKS!

Fajita Lettuce Wraps with zucchini and carrots on a cutting board.

We’re making lettuce wraps today and they’re one of the most flavorful recipes I’ve ever made. Not only are these fajitas easy to make, they’re topped with an incredible Avocado Crema using Elmhurst Unsweetened Hazelnut Milk. (GIVEAWAY BELOW)

Now, I know what you’re thinking…hazelnut milk in fajitas?

YES.

The only ingredients in this non-dairy milk are filtered water and hazelnuts. Talk about a clean product! I cannot stop drinking it and making recipes with it, as well, which brings me to today’s delicious recipe.

Fajita Lettuce Wraps with zucchini and carrots on a cutting board with avocado sauce.

How to MakeFajita Lettuce Wraps

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Click the PLAY button below to listen to the step-by-step directions.


How to Make Fajita Lettuce Wraps

You know I’m all about 3 simple steps for every recipe, so here they are:

Step 1: Saute a diced white onion with olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini and carrots, saute until tender, then add cinnamon, cumin, salt, and pepper.

Step 2: Remove from heat and spoon into lettuce leaves. Add grape tomatoes, red bell pepper, walnuts, and parsley.

Step 3: Make the avocado crema with ripe avocados and Elmhurst Unsweetened Hazelnut Milk in a mini food processor, dollop on top of the lettuce fajitas and serve.

EAT!

Fajita Lettuce Wraps with avocado sauce made from hazelnut milk on a marble table.

Let me talk to you for a minute about this non-dairy milk. It’s by far the best brand I’ve ever tried and the best part is that their clean process doesn’t use stabilizers or gums like carrageenan, locust bean or xanthan gum. They’re all about creating a “whole foods” drink with a creamy texture by extracting the nutritional benefit of nuts in a clean form (without any junk added).

This, my friends, is my kinda brand. I wish every food and beverage brand cared as much as they do about the quality and taste of their products without adding inflammatory ingredients that make so many of our belly’s hurt! I know you feel the same way.

Elmhurst sells everything from almond milk to oat milk to cashew milk to walnut milk and more (check out all of their products here). I highly suggest you check out their super clean products!

Because I love these products so much, I want to give you the opportunity to try them. If you’d like to order from the Elmhurst website, use the code: HEALTHYAPPLE518 for 15% off your order.

You can buy these milks online and in select stores (click here to find a store near you).

Fajita Lettuce Wraps with avocado sauce on a wooden cutting board with veggies.

How to Make Veggie Fajita Seasoning

For these veggie fajitas, I used a simple veggie fajita seasoning made with cumin, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Nothing spicy about it and nothing that will set your mouth on fire. I went for a cozier approach to the seasoning for this recipe because I know so many of you like simple, simple, simple. So, that’s what I’m giving you.

Simple fajitas that taste fabulous.

If you want a kick of hotness, feel free to add chili powder, crushed red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper to the skillet when the other spices are added.

Fajita Lettuce Wraps with avocado sauce on a wooden cutting board with veggies and roasted red peppers.

Here’s the GIVEAWAY:

I’ll be picking TWO winners who will each win a carton of Unsweetened Hazelnut Milk AND two other non-dairy milks of your choice!

To ENTER:

Leave a comment below in the comment section by letting us know what variety you’re most excited to try. This giveaway is available to US entrants only. Two winners will be emailed and chosen this week. Elmhurst will ship you the milks for you to enjoy!

Fajita Lettuce Wraps with avocado sauce in a white bowl.

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Fajita Lettuce Wraps with avocado sauce on a large cutting board with veggies.

 

  

Fajita Lettuce Wraps with avocado sauce on a large cutting board with veggies on a marble tabletop.

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Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Hazelnut Avocado Crema
Serves: 4
Fajita Lettuce Wraps with avocado sauce on a large cutting board with veggies on a marble tabletop.
 
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These delicious 10-minute Fajita Lettuce Wraps are simple, light and perfect for serving during the warmer weather that's headed our way. The creamy hazelnut avocado crema is made in less than 5 minutes with only two ingredients so it’s incredibly easy and full of flavor.

Author: Amie
Recipe type: Entree

Ingredients

Fajita Lettuce Wraps

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 large white onion diced
  • 4 large carrots spiralized or thinly sliced
  • 2 large zucchini spiralized or thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 large jarred roasted red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley finely chopped

Avocado Crema

Instructions

Fajita Lettuce Wraps

  1. Saute the olive oil and onion over medium heat in a large skillet until the onion is translucent and tender. Add carrots and zucchini and cook for 5 minutes or until tender. Add salt, pepper, cinnamon and cumin and remove from heat.

  2. Spoon mixture into lettuce leaves. Top with grape tomatoes, bell pepper, walnuts, parsley and avocado crema (recipe below).

Avocado Creama

  1. Puree all ingredients until creamy. Scrape down the sides as needed and puree again until desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts
Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Hazelnut Avocado Crema
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 429mg 18%
Potassium 803mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 9g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 256.4%
Vitamin C 52.6%
Calcium 7.7%
Iron 8.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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27 comments

  1. Hey Amie! Great recipe! I honestly am not only excited to try the hazelnut variety, not just because it is used in the recipe, but because hazelnuts are my favorite kind of nut. I made your homemade hazelnut chocolate spread, and between me and my husband, it didn’t last long! I have never tried hazelnut milk and think it may become a new staple in the house! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

    H.C.

  2. This looks delish! I am all about switching out the milks not only to keep things interesting but also to avoid developing future food allergies. I would be most excited to try the hazelnut milk! Seems like it would be a fun flavor to combine with cacao to make Nutella-like smoothies & porridges.

  3. This recipe looks awesome, can’t wait to try it! I would love to try the Hazelnut milk. Thanks for the chance!!

  4. Hello Amie. I am very interested in try hazelnut milk. I have not heard of it before. I hope you enjoyed your dinner.

  5. I can’t wait to try this recipe!! Looks so good and I’m all about healthy dressing options!
    Within the past couple months, I’ve had to go dairy free for the first time in my life for my breastfed baby boy who had developed eczema. Since cutting out dairy from my diet, I have lost more baby weight and his eczema has cleared up! Yay! All that to say, while I’ve never been a big milk person (Just missing my cheese!!), I am discovering new dairy free options and am super excited about this brand of dairy free milk! I think I would be most excited to try the oat milk. It sounds so rich and filling to me, and like a good staple for my breakfasts! Can’t wait to try the Hazelnut option as well, and wonder if it would be tasty in my coffee?
    Thanks again for the recipe (anything with avocado is life), and for the awesome giveaway! (Super excited to be introduced to your blog as well!) ~ HM

  6. Had no idea hazelnut milk was a thing. Sounds delish! I also love almond milk and coconut milk. Can’t wait to try out this recipe! I can only eat veggies and grass fed beef right now, yet meal prep is so exhausting and boring. This seems easy, quick, yummy and different from my usual. Thanks Amie!

  7. I didn’t know hazelnut milk was a thing. Sounds delish! I love almond milk and coconut milk though too.

    I’m excited to try this recipe. I can only eat certain veggies and grass fed beef right now so my meal prep is boring yet tedious. This seems simple, different and tasty. Can’t wait to try it. Thanks Amie!

  8. I would love to try the almond milk. Thank you so much for sharing this with us! This recipe sounds amazing and I can’t wait to try it.

  9. I really have begun to love nut milks and oat milk. I switched when I was diagnosed with a chronic illness and what a difference it makes in my life. Can’t wait to locate some cashew or oat milk. Especially want to try te peanut/chocolate milk, yumm!
    Thank you very much !

  10. This is one of my favorite recipes of yours and I loved listening to the audio with your thoughts/suggestions! Thank you for creating clean recipes that save on time and energy! I’m really excited to try the peanut, hazelnut, and oat milks! Love the simple and healthy ingredients 🙂 Thank you!!

  11. Hazelnuts have the most folate of all the nuts and they also have the most proanthocyanidin, a phyto nutrient that will decrease the risk of clotting, getting urinary infections, and it’s 20 times more powerful than vitamin C and 50 times more powerful than vitamin E. I recommend downloading this app https://goo.gl/8htboZ?drericbergandroid to get a deeper understanding about topics related to nutrition and well being

  12. Just getting into the nut milks and have not tried either, so excited to try both!! Our family absolutely love all nuts, so this seems like the next step and FAJITAS are a staple in South Texas!!
    Thank you for the great recipes to expand our tastes on different healthy meals!!

  13. The recipe looks delicious….a plant based diet is my go to. I’d be interested in the almond milk as well as the hazelnut. Thank you.

  14. I’m on a rotation diet, so I’d love to try the hazelnut milk, the oat milk and the cashew milk. I love that there are no additives.

  15. Hello,
    I am super excited to hear about the hazelnut milk. So many nut milks have lots of unhealthy ingredients so it is nice to know that Elmhurst is changing that.
    Thank you for sharing the recipe and the info about the Elmhurst. I hope they start selling it in stores in Tucson 🙂

  16. Thank you for the opportunity to try their milks, visited their websites and I will definitely support that company. They even have a peanut chocolate milk…CAN YOU SAY GOOBERS!!! Yes, I screamed it!! Can’t wait to try your recipes also, that fajita lettuce wrap is just gorgeous to look at!

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