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Wrapping it up - recipes

September 29, 2004

Santa Fe Wrap


4 (4-ounce) chicken breasts, boneless and skinless

1 onion, diced

2 tomatoes, diced

1 head of iceberg lettuce, shredded

1 (8-ounce) bag of cheddar cheese, shredded

4 (12-inch) tortillas, any flavor

Grill or saut chicken until it is well-done. While chicken cooks, dice tomatoes, onions and shred lettuce. When chicken is done, slice into strips.

Warm tortilla, about 20 seconds on high in microwave, or in hot oven.

Arrange cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and onions on center of tortilla. Add chicken. Fold sides of tortilla to meet in the middle. Start at bottom, and roll tightly. Fasten with two toothpicks, and cut in half. Serve with tortilla chips and salsa.

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Serves 4.

- Source: The Broad Axe

PB&G


1/4 cup peanut butter

2 (10- or 11-inch) flour tortillas

1 1/2 cups sliced banana (1/4-inch thick slices)

1 cup granola

1/4 cup vanilla yogurt

2 teaspoons honey

Flavored tortilla suggestion: apple cinnamon, whole wheat

Divide the peanut butter among the tortillas and spread evenly over each tortilla, leaving at least a 1-inch border around the edge.

Combine the bananas, granola, yogurt and honey in a small bowl. Divide the banana mixture evenly among the tortillas and wrap. Serve immediately.

Serves 2.

- Reprinted with permission from "Wraps: Easy recipes for handheld meals"

Ice Cream Wrapwich


1/4 cup cajeta or caramel sauce (see cook's note)

2 cups vanilla Swiss almond ice cream

1/2 cup chopped toffee

4 (8-inch) flour tortillas

Flavored tortilla suggestion: cocoa

Divide the caramel or cajeta sauce among the tortillas and spread evenly over each tortilla, leaving at least a 1-inch border around the edge. Sprinkle with toffee. Divide the ice cream among the tortillas and wrap. Serves 4.

Cook's note: Cajeta is a rich caramel sauce imported from Mexico. It is made with goat's milk and is traditionally used as a filling in crepes with sliced apples and caramelized nuts or is mixed with mild cheeses.

- Reprinted with permission from "Wraps: Easy recipes for handheld meals"

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