How to Make Veggie and Melted Cheese Wraps

Veggie wraps are a great way to fill up when you're on the go. Also, they are filled with little fat and low on calories, not to mention tons of vitamins. Adding cheese makes this dish more satisfying. Here's how to prepare them.


Serves 1 per wrap

Ingredients

  • 1 large flour/corn tortilla
  • 1/2 cup packed baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped zucchini
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Steps

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    Heat olive oil over medium high heat in a frying pan.
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    Add zucchini and tomatoes. Sauté until they soften and zucchini has just a tinge of golden brown on the edges, about 3 minutes.
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    Remove from the heat and set aside.
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    Assemble the wrap: (See Roll a Burrito to learn more)
    • Center cheese in tortilla.
    • Add sautéed veggies and spinach on top.
    • Tuck in the top and bottom corners of the tortilla, followed by the side corners until you've made a burrito-like pocket.
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    Wipe out the sauté pan with a paper towel and spray with a generous amount of cooking spray. Spray the seam side of the wrap as well.
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    Place the wrap in the pan, and cook for about 90 seconds, or until slightly brown.
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    Spray the top of the tortilla with cooking spray and flip. Cook for another 90 seconds.
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    Remove from heat and enjoy!

Tips

  • You can try a variety of different cheeses such as queso blanco, swiss, or cheddar if Monterey isn't your favorite.
  • Try dipping in ranch dressing or a vinaigrette.
  • Add snap peas, water chestnuts, fresh green beans, or bean sprouts for more flavor. Experiment with different veggies.

Warnings

  • Tortillas can stay hot for a bit after cooking. Be cautious when eating.

Things You'll Need

  • Frying pan
  • Cooking spoon
  • Paper towels

Article Info

Categories: Vegetarian