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cuban beef lettuce wraps instant pot whole30
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Instant Pot Cuban-style beef lettuce wraps

Packed with flavor, low carb and whole30 Cuban beef lettuce wraps cooked in Instant Pot!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: instant pot ground beef, instant pot keto, lettuce wraps
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 235kcal


  • 2 lb flank steak ( you also can use stew meat, just like i did) (cut into 2 inch pieces)
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (sliced)
  • 1 tbspn chopped fresh oregano (or 1 teaspoon dry)
  • 1 can stewed tomatoes
  • 2 red bell peppers sliced
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 green olives sliced
  • olive oil for the pot bottom
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 butter lettuce head


  • Turn your instant pot on, switch on the saute mode. Add oil in the pot and when its smoking, add beef. Brown on each side, then add onions and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add oregano, broth, scrape all brown bits from the bottom, using a wooden spoon. Stir in tomatoes, olives, salt and pepper.
  • Close the lid and push on a stew button. Adjust to 25 minutes on high pressure.
  • Quick release the pressure. Transfer beef on a cutting board and shred. Meanwhile turn on saute function on your instant pot, add sliced bell peppers and cook for about 15 minutes. until tender. Stir in beef.
  • Wash and dry butter lettuce. Separate into single leaves. Add Shredded beef mixture in to every lettuce cup and serve.



For Weight watchers: myWW green plan 4 points,myWW blue plan 4 points,myWW purple plan 4 points per serving (all calculations are done by adding ingredients to Weight watchers app calculator)


Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 718mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2140IU | Vitamin C: 53.5mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 2.9mg