by Robin Miller in Robin's Healthy Take, May 9, 2013
by Dana Angelo White in 1 Food, 5 Ways, October 24, 2011
Corn and flour tortillas have made a big splash on supermarket shelves recently. From whole grain to flavored to low-carb, you can find a tortilla variety to please everyone in the family. Check out some great uses for tortillas beyond the traditional wrap or fajita.
• Create quick, thin pizzas: top flour tortillas with pizza sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and fresh veggies; bake at 400 degrees for 5-10 minutes.
• Start your day with egg tacos: fill flour tortillas with scrambled eggs, pepper jack or cheddar cheese and your favorite salsa. Read more
- Ellie Krieger's Chicken and Bean Burrito Verde
Tortillas can be a tasty and healthy vessel for just about any meal. While super-sized wraps can have more calories than 3 or 4 slices of bread, 8 or 9-inch tortillas are perfectly portioned. The 5 recipes here use flour tortillas. For a gluten-free option, swap for corn tortillas instead.
Mix and match any-style eggs with your favorite toppings, including vegetables; it’s a great way to get in some extra servings of veggies.
Recipe: Cook Once, Please Everyone: Breakfast Burritos