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30-Minute Chicken Meatball Tacos

30-Minute Chicken Meatball Tacos

Can you really get a cleanse-friendly meal on the table in 30 minutes?

Yes, you can!

Between kids and full-time work, we’re always looking for fast, healthy recipe options. And who doesn’t love Taco Tuesday?

Well, say goodbye to boring taco night! These Chicken Meatball Tacos are spiced with a premade low sodium herb blend, rolled into meatballs, popped into lettuce leaves, and topped with a bright veggie slaw.

Serving a non-cleansing family? No problem! Simply provide the hard corn shells or soft tortillas and some shredded cheese and you’ve got a meal that the entire family can enjoy.

Do you like simple and easy dinners? Be sure to leave us a comment below with your recipe requests. We would love to hear from you.

With love and tacos,

Chicken Meatball Tacos

Yield: 4 servings


1 pound organic ground chicken (ground turkey works too)
1 TB. organic-low sodium taco seasoning
1 tsp. sea salt
2 TB. olive oil
½-¾  head red cabbage, julienned
3 green onions, chopped
2 carrots, grated
1 bunch radishes, sliced
Zest & juice of 1 lime
3 TB. olive oil
Sea salt and pepper to taste
1 head red leaf lettuce, leaves whole, washed, patted dry
Cilantro sprigs (optional, for garnish)

In a small bowl. place ground chicken, taco seasoning, and sea salt and mix with your hands to incorporate. Form into golf ball sized meatballs.

In a large nonstick skillet heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil until hot and sauté the meatballs until done.

Meanwhile in a medium-sized bowl combine cabbage, green onions, carrots, radishes, lime zest, lime juice, and 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Stir to combine and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Place two meatballs in a lettuce leaf and top with the lime slaw. Serve garnished with cilantro sprigs.

Jo Schaalman and Jules Peláez are co-authors of the book The Conscious Cleanse: Lose Weight, Heal Your Body and Transform Your Life in 14 Days, a best-selling, step-by-step guide to help you live your most vibrant life. Together they’ve led thousands of people through their online supported cleanse through their accessible and light-hearted approach. They’ve been dubbed “the real deal” by founder and chief creative director Bobbi Brown, of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, beauty editor of the TODAY show.

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