Veggie Cream Cheese wraps

DSC_0630How do you get those little monsters to eat their veggies? Easy! – By shredding the veggies of your choice (even if not necessarily theirs) and covering them with soft cream cheese and spreading that on tortillas and making a wrap! They will be so enjoying the cream cheese that the veggies won’t even be noticed. I even throw in a kale leaf along with the lettuce and the monsters gobble it up without any complaints! And as for me – well I am just a pleased mama 🙂

So these wraps have become a recent addition to the lunch box menu in our home. Just like the sandwich roll ups which I posted a while ago.  Actually these are great tasting and a tasty snack even for adults.  You can add a ton of other things to it like – shredded cooked chicken or shrimp, pickled peppers, marinated artichokes, etc. etc. These are perfect to carry while traveling and for picnics and such…. So what if the warm weather has come to an end …I can still think (and talk) about picnics and day trips to beaches and barbecues and outdoor parties, right?…sigh! Talking about parties, I am bringing these delicious wraps to Fiesta Friday this week as an appetizer!

Veggie Cream Cheese wraps

  • Servings: Makes 2 wraps
  • Time: About 20 minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients:

2 whole wheat or flour tortillas

For the filing:

  • 3/4 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup red onions,chopped fine
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped olives
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp taco sauce

2 large pieces of lettuce

2 kale or baby spinach leaves

Method:

Take a medium size mixing bowl and add all the filling ingredients and mix well using a large spoon.

Warm the tortilla wraps on a skillet for 30 secs to 1 minute on each side to make them soft and pliable.

To make the wraps, spread the filling in the center of the wrap. Top with lettuce and kale/spinach leaves.

Roll the tortilla from one end to the other to make a tight wrap. Cut into two or four pieces and serve!



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