Southwestern Roast Beef Wraps

Southwestern Roast Beef Wraps Recipe
Oxmoor House
Refried beans help hold ingredients in place. For a variation, thinly sliced turkey also works well in these portable sandwiches.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 wrap)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 364
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 11 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 23.6 g
Carbohydrate 41.9 g
Fiber 6.9 g
Cholesterol 36 mg
Iron 3.6 mg
Sodium 680 mg
Calcium 123 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons minced red onion
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 (16-ounce) can reduced-fat refried beans
1 (11.2-ounce) package light stone-ground whole-wheat wraps
9 ounces lean deli roast beef
3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Preparation

1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a spoon. Add corn and cilantro; toss until coated.

2. Spread refried beans on 1 side of each wrap. Top wraps evenly with beef. Spoon corn mixture evenly over beef, and sprinkle evenly with cheese. Roll up wraps, and wrap in foil or wax paper. Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.

 

Young Chefs can:

  • Top tortillas with roast beef
  • Measure and sprinkle cheese

 

Older Chefs can:

  • Stir together first eight ingredients
  • Spread beans over wraps
  • Spoon corn mixture in tortillas

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Barbara Seelig Brown,

August 2011
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