BLT Lettuce Cups

BLT Lettuce Cups

BLT Lettuce Cups

Sarah Kaminski
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 2


For the “bacon”

  • 2 c thick unsweetened coconut shreds
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp Tamari
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 Tbsp PURE maple syrup
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke if you can’t find this, don’t stress!
  • Pinch sea salt
  • Parchment paper

For the wraps:

  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 2 to matoes halved & sliced
  • 1 head Bibb or romaine lettuce
  • OPTIONAL: thin slices of red onion


  • Preheat oven to 325*
  • Mix ingredients for “bacon” in a medium bowl, toss to coat. If you can’t find liquid smoke, no biggie, just omit! Spread evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper & pop into the oven for 6 minutes.
  • .While coconut transforms, prepare wrap ingredients.
  • When timer goes off for the bacon, remove, stir & pop back into the oven for a final 4 minutes, then set aside to cool.
  • Assemble lettuce cups by generously filling with bacon & tomato slices. Add a few avocado slices and onion, if desired. Be prepared to blow your own damn mind.
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