Take your turkey sandwich to a new level with an easy to assemble, delicious wrap featuring leafy greens, crunchy apple and avocado as a creamy substitute for mayo. These plant food add-ons boost the wrap’s nutrition with healthy fats and cancer protective fiber and carotenoids. Prepare these wraps ahead for easy to grab lunch starters in the morning.
Turkey Apple Wrap with Avocado
Makes 2 servings. Per Serving: 300 calories, 9 g total fat (1.5 g saturated fat), 34 g carbohydrate, 8 g dietary fiber, 23 g protein, 240 mg sodium.
- 1/2 ripe medium avocado (mashed)
- 2 tsp. honey mustard
- 2 8-in whole-wheat lavash wraps or flour tortillas
- 2 cups washed and dried baby spinach leaves, loosely packed, or two large leaves of a soft leafy green lettuce
- 4 1-oz slices fresh turkey breast
- 1/4 apple (sliced paper-thin)
- Combine mashed avocado and mustard. Lay out both wraps. Spread the edges of each with the avocado mixture.
- Leaving a margin free on the side closest to you, arrange a layer of greens on top of wraps. Top each layer with half the turkey. Evenly divide apple slices and lay lengthwise across turkey. Fold over the end of the wrap closest to you, then the two sides. Roll the wrap as tightly as possible toward the opposite side.
- Cover each wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate, seam side down, up to 1 hour before serving. When ready to serve, remove plastic wrap and cut each wrap in half, at an angle.
Sonja Goedkoop, MSPH, RD, is the Manager of Nutrition and Wellness at Zesty, Inc. She is passionate about helping others improve their health through diet and physical activity and believes eating nutritious food should be easy and taste great. You can follow her on Twitter @SonjaGoedkoopRD.
Source: (AICR) American Institute for Cancer Research