June 6, 2011 in Features

Dinner in Minutes: Quick, flavorful wrap

Linda Gassenheimer, Miami Herald
 

No need to turn on the stove for this quick Tex-Mex Avocado Wrap . Tomato salsa, avocado and sliced smoked turkey wrapped in a flour tortilla create a simple dinner.

The secret to a good wrap is to moisten the tortilla with a spread or oil. I sprayed the tortillas with olive oil spray, which adds flavor without too much fat.

Flavored tortillas would be perfect for this recipe.

Tex-Mex Avocado Wrap

4 (6-inch) flour tortillas

Olive oil spray

6 ounces sliced smoked turkey breast

1/2 small ripe avocado ( 1/2 cup cubed)

1/2 cup tomato salsa, drained

Several lettuce leaves

Spread tortillas on a work surface and spray with olive oil spray. Divide turkey among tortillas. Peel, seed and cube avocado; spoon over turkey.

Drain salsa and add. Place lettuce on top. Roll up the wraps and cut in half on the diagonal.

Yield: 2 servings.

Nutrition per serving: 378 calories (29 percent from fat), 12.1 grams fat (2.3 grams saturated, 6.8 grams monounsaturated), 54 milligrams cholesterol, 27.8 grams protein, 39.2 grams carbohydrates, 5.5 grams fiber, 697 milligrams sodium.

Linda Gassenheimer’s Web page is www.DinnerInMinutes.com. Email her at Linda@DinnerInMinutes.com.


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