Thursday's Meal: Chicken Wraps

Norma Rae Escandon with Whole Foods shares a recipe that's perfect for school lunches. They're easy to assemble, great with fresh fruit on the side and can be made in a few different ways.


-3 tablespoons prepared Caesar dressing, divided

-1 cup sliced grilled or poached skinless chicken breast

-2 large (12-inch) whole wheat flour tortillas

-1 cup shredded romaine lettuce

-4 tablespoons shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

-2 roasted red peppers, well drained and sliced

-2 tablespoons pitted, chopped Kalamata olives


-Toss sliced chicken with a tablespoon of dressing and set aside.

-Place one tortilla on a work surface and spread with a tablespoon of dressing, leaving a 2-inch border around the edge.

-Cover tortilla with half the lettuce, then layer with half the cheese, peppers, olives and chicken.

-Fold up the bottom and sides, then lightly roll the tortilla.

-Cut in half on the bias.

-Repeat with remaining tortilla and ingredients.

Chicken Pesto Wrap

-Same ingredients as Chicken Caesar Wrap, but omit Caesar Dressing, replace with 3 tablespoons of pesto sauce

-Roasted red peppers, optional

-Kalamata olives, optional


Toss chicken in the pesto. Repeat steps.

Chicken BLT Wrap

-Omit pesto and Caesar dressing, replace with 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise

-Omit roasted red peppers

-Omit Kalamata olives

-Omit mozzarella, replace with cheddar cheese

-2 tablespoons of crispy bacon


Spread 1 tablespoon of mayo on the tortilla. Repeat steps.


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