Pulled Pork Lettuce Wrap Meal Prep
(Keto – Paleo – Whole30 compliant)
Nothing quite says summer is here like good old-fashioned barbecue, and pulled pork is one of our favorite parts of it. So to commemorate the warmer months being here, today we’ve brought you a staple American comfort food with a health-conscious twist—A pulled pork lettuce wrap meal prep recipe! Simple and versatile, not only can you season this dish any way you like, but it’s 100% keto, paleo, and Whole30 compliant!
It’s hard to go wrong with something so classic! This pulled pork lettuce wrap meal prep recipe is fantastic because you can add any of your favorite meal program-compliant toppings that you like! Once you’ve done that, just wrap in crisp, fresh butter lettuce leaves.
A Keto, Whole30 and Paleo meal that you can dress up or down. Tender pulled pork wrapped in butter lettuce leaves with your favorite toppings.
Confucius said, “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” We think he was right! Enjoy the simpler things in life with this lettuce wrap meal prep recipe. Not only is it simple in flavors and ingredients, but it is also incredibly simple to make! This lettuce wrap recipe requires only 15 minutes of prep on your part, where you will be assembling your ingredients to go into a slow cooker. Once this has been accomplished, just turn your 5-quart slow cooker on its high setting, put on the lid, and let everything marinate for 6 hours. After this time has passed, simply shred the pork shoulder with a fork. You’re now ready to serve!
This pulled pork lettuce wrap meal prep recipe makes 3 servings, and has amazing nutritional value! Each serving has 28g of protein 24g of fat, and only 363 calories—That’s not even mentioning the vitamins and minerals! Butter lettuce alone is a great source of vitamin A (a necessary nutrient for healthy vision), and cherry tomatoes are great for potassium and vitamins A, C and K!
If you want even more nutrition, here are a few ideas you can use for toppings: Avocado (tons of healthy fats), bell peppers (antioxidant-rich), coleslaw (cabbage, potassium), zucchini (prevents heart disease and stroke),chickpeas (dietary fiber to stay fuller longer), or any other side vegetable you like best! If you want even more Whole30-compliant foods and meal prep ideas, check out MPOF’s Ultimate Whole30 Whole Foods Grocery List! There you will find a thorough rundown of which products we most highly recommend while shopping for a Whole30-compliant meal plan at Whole Foods.
When we made this pork lettuce wrap meal prep recipe we found a one-compartment meal prep container to work best, holding not only a serving of pork but any added toppings and a small side dish of mustard. New to meal prep, or need new containers? MPOF has you covered! Check out our Ultimate Guide To Meal Prep Containers!
If you can’t get enough pork, we don’t blame you! We love it too. So for next week’s meal prep plans, consider these Pulled Pork Sliders With Sweet Potato Buns, or this Slow Cooker Keto Pork Carnitas Bowl meal prep recipe. We are certain these meal prep ideas will satisfy even the most avid pork lover!
Pulled Pork Lettuce Wrap Meal Prep Ingredients:
1 lb. of boneless pork shoulder
1/4 tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
1 TBS your favorite spice seasoning (optional)
1 yellow onion, chopped
½ tsp garlic powder
1 cup chicken broth
For serving: Butter lettuce leaves, cherry tomatoes, mustard, and your favorite toppings
- 1 pound boneless pork shoulder
- 1/4 tsp Salt
- 1/4 tsp Pepper
- 1 tbs favorite spice seasoning optional
- 1 medium yellow onion chopped
- 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
- 1 cup chicken broth
- butter lettuce leaves
- Cherry Tomatoes
- Combine all ingredients in a 5-quart or larger slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on HIGH for 6 hours.
- Allow to cool, then shred with a fork.
- Store shredded pork in the fridge for up to one week.
- Serve with butter lettuce leaves, tomato, mustard, and any of your favorite toppings.