Tortilla Rollup Sandwiches

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These make up for a convenient (and, neat-to-eat) grab ‘n go kind of replacement sandwich for while ‘on the run’, or ‘going for a ride’.  This Summer, my daughter Paula got me started with making these, and she sent some with us for our trip from Utah to Portland, Oregon– oh-h-h-h, so good!  Instead of using the regular white kind of tortillas, she buys these that are 100% whole wheat with just 1.5 g fat, 8 g fiber, with 5 g protein– and are 9-10″ across.  Each tortilla makes one large/long ‘sandwich’, or two ‘small/shorters’.
INGREDIENTS:
  • Large flour tortillas
  • Cream cheese, whipped (or, mayonnaise, Miracle Whip, etc.)*  Lite versions work just fine!
  • Green lettuce and/or baby spinach leaves (I like ’em thick on mine!)  A thin/long slice of cucumber is great in these, too.  Pieces of green pepper?  Add what you like.
  • Deli ham slices (and/or, turkey, or beef, or chicken, or cheese, or  ???)
*Paula also introduced me to Beaver Brand Cranberry Mustard– it’s said to go great with turkey and other poultry meat.  But,…I like it with ham, also.
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Place tortillas on individual pieces of waxed paper, or Saran Wrap.
  2. Spread with the cream cheese, or salad spreads.
  3. Top with lettuce leaves, and meat/cheese of your choice.
  4. Roll up jelly roll-style.
  5. Wrap with the waxed paper/plastic wrap and keep chilled.
If you wish to use these for something more ‘fancy’ than a wrap kind of sandwich, cut into 1/2″ slices and serve on a plate lined with lettuce leaves.  Refrigerate left-overs promptly.

Source Recipe: http://milkmaidrecipebox.blogspot.com

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