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Lettuce Leaf as Taco Liner

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

By Sharon Tanenbaum and Ashley Tate
Taco shells lined with lettuceMonica Buck

Keep taco fillings contained, even if the shell breaks. Line an empty taco shell with a lettuce leaf, then pile on all the meat, cheese, and pico de gallo your heart desires.

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