Smoked Turkey Roll Ups

Menu Part: 
Sandwich/Wrap
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
6

Savory cream cheese spread and smoked turkey come together in this wrap. Perfect for the lunch crowd.

Ingredients

1⁄2 cup cream cheese spread (recipe follows)
2 (12-in.) flour tortillas
12 (1-oz.) slices smoked turkey
1⁄4 cup shredded lettuce
1⁄4 cup shredded carrots
2 pieces of peeled cucumber, cut lengthwise into 1⁄2-in. strips

Cream Cheese Spread:
1⁄3 cup softened cream cheese
2 tbsp. chopped Spanish onion
1⁄2 tsp. minced garlic
2 tbsp. chopped tomato
1⁄2 tsp. lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
 

Steps

1. Spread cream cheese evenly over tortillas. Arrange turkey slices in even layers on top of the tortillas.

2. Top with lettuce, carrots, and cucumbers.

3. Roll up tortillas; cut each roll into 9 pieces.

Cream Cheese Spread:

In a small mixing bowl, stir softened cream cheese until smooth. Add remaining
ingredients and blend. Season with salt and pepper.

Yield: 1⁄2 cup.
 

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