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Recipe: Pyramid tortilla wraps

Nutrition facts -  Serving: 1 wrap (164 g) Servings per recipe: 1 Calories: 322 (98 from fat) Cholesterol: 33 mg Fat: 11 g (3 saturated fat, 0 trans fats) Protein: 18 g Sodium: 1109 mg  Total carbohydrate: 38 g (2 fiber, 9 sugar)This light lunch or snack helps fulfill the daily nutrition requirements outlined in the food guide pyramid -- without a lot of hassle.

Ingredients

For each serving you need...

  • 1 8-inch¬†whole wheat flour tortilla (You could also try a slice of bread or an English muffin.*)
  • 2 ounces thinly sliced turkey breast (To lower the amount of sodium, you can use freshly cooked turkey breast instead of the luncheon meat.*)
  • 2 tablespoons shredded¬†reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 tablespoon low fat mayonnaise (You could also try cream cheese or margarine.*)

* Option not included in nutrition facts.

Directions

  1. Spread each tortilla with mayonnaise.
  2. Layer on the meat, cheese, lettuce and raisins.
  3. Roll up and enjoy.


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Source: Barbara Farner, extension educator, Matteson Extension Center, University of Illinois Extension; Healthy Snacks, Thrifty Living Newsletter

First published: 08/04/2003
Last updated: 01/13/2010

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department

 

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