Tortilla "Cigars" by Jessica Seinfeld Recipe

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Submitted by tcardwell

Makes 6 servings



This is from Jessica Seinfeld's book: Deceptively Delicious...Made with ground turkey, diced turkey, ground chicken or diced chicken with both yellow squash and carrot puree. I also puree the chicken/turkey for a creamier consistancy

Recipe Ingredients for Tortilla "Cigars" by Jessica Seinfeld

1 cup sauteed or roasted chicken or tuekey, cubed (or pureed)
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded Reduced Fat
1/2 cup yellow squash, pureed
1/2 cup carrot, pureed
4 ounces cream cheese, reduced fat
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 whole-wheat tortillas, large

Recipe Directions for Tortilla "Cigars" by Jessica Seinfeld

  1. Preheat oven 250F.

  2. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper

  3. In a large bowl, stir together Chicken or Turkey, cheese, squash, carrot, cream cheese, garlic powder and salt.

  4. Cut the tortillas in half. Place on half on the work surface with the straight edge facing you. Spread about two tablespoons of the filling along that edge from one side to the other. Starting at the edge, roll the tortilla into a cigar shape, completely enclosing the filling. Place the seam-side down on the baking sheet. Stuff and roll the rest.

  5. Bake until the tortillas begin to brown, 4-5 minutes. Let cool slightly before serving.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 94.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
206
Calories from Fat
109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.1g
19%
Saturated Fat
6.7g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
51mg
17%
Sodium
249mg
10%
Potassium
188mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
12.6g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
0.9g
Protein
12.1g
Vitamin A 38% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 11% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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