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Change Up Your Lunch With Confetti Wraps

04/10/2014

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If you take your lunch to work, it can get rather boring if you eat the same foods day in and day out. Try changing it up with a healthy confetti wrap that is easy to create and can be prepared at work with minimal effort.

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce ham (about 2 or 3 slices of deli-cut ham)
  • 1 ounce turkey (about 2 or 3 slices of deli-cut turkey)
  • 1 ounce Swiss cheese (about 2 slices of deli-cut cheese)
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, chopped
  • 4 leaves of romaine lettuce, finely shredded (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup fresh yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely sliced and chopped
  • 1/4 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded, and finely chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, grated
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-calorie Thousand Island dressing
  • 2 large colorful sun-dried tomato wraps

Directions

Tightly roll ham slices and cut into thin strips. Do the same with turkey and Swiss cheese. Toss with vegetables and boiled egg that have been chopped and shredded. Your mix should look like confetti and be almost moist enough to enjoy without dressing. Put a tablespoon of dressing on a large tortilla wrap and mound "confetti" on top. Roll and enjoy.

This is a great meal to take to work as well. After preparing the meat, cheese and veggies, pack it to go in a plastic bowl. Take tortilla wraps and dressing on the side, and just assemble when you're ready to eat. Of course if you don't like bell peppers, onions, cucumbers or some other ingredient, feel free to substitute with another healthy vegetable you enjoy. You can also save on a few calories and fat grams by skipping the cheese. Be creative in creating your own healthy sandwich, just be sure to keep an eye on how your changes affect the amount of calories per serving.

Serves two

As prepared above, each serving contains about 342 calories, 41 g carbohydrates, 21 g protein, 10 g fat, 703 mg sodium, and 4 g fiber.

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