Tag: tortillas

Creative Uses for Tortillas

by in Robin's Healthy Take, May 9, 2013

tortillas
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

Wrap Sandwiches, 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, October 24, 2011
bean and chicken burrito
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.

Breakfast
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

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