Avocado Caprese Wrap

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Wrap and salad recipes are a great option for healthy eating. This Avocado Caprese Wrap is a great healthy meal recipe that takes an all time favourite salad and makes it into an easy to eat wrap. Wraps are a great option to have for lunches and even dinners. Its so handy that you can wrap all of the ingredients up into a flatbread and eat it with your hands. A salad can be tricky to eat on the go, you need a good container to put it into and utensils to eat it. The dressing for the salad usually makes the lettuce soggy too which is never appetizing. A wrap can be the perfect solution to making a healthy meal recipe. Wraps are a flat bread, much like a tortilla. They are usually made with flour and can come in different varieties like spinach, flax or multigrain. For people who are gluten intolerant, there are also gluten free wraps that have no wheat in them. People usually choose wraps as a healthier option over having a sandwich with bread. Bread can be very heavy while wraps are quite light. When you have a wrap you enjoy all of the flavours within the wrap since the wrap is so nice and thin.

The caprese salad is one of the many salad recipes you can enjoy in a wrap. Other salad recipes that you can enjoy in a wrap are caesar salad wrap or a greek salad wrap, even a tuna or egg salad can be enjoyed in a wrap. The wrap is made by adding the salad ingredients into the wrap at the centre of the wrap and then folding it up at either end and then rolling it up to contain all of the ingredients. That way its a salad you can hold in your hand. The caprese salad in this recipe from Foodie crush takes the original caprese salad and adds avocado to it. Some people add chicken to their caprese salad but if you are looking for vegetarian recipes this recipe with avocado in it would be a great alternative.

Nutrition Facts for: Avocado Caprese Wrap from Foodie Crush

Ingredients: Whole wheat tortillas, arugula leaves, mozzarella ball cheese, tomato, avocado, basil leaves, oil oil, balsamic vinegar, kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 2 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving: Calories 524

Calories from Fat 319, Total Fat 35.4g 54%, Saturated Fat 10.9g 54%, Cholesterol 30mg 10%, Sodium 560mg 23%, Potassium 567mg 16%, Carbohydrates 34.0g 11%, Dietary Fiber 10.1g 40%, Sugars 1.3g, Protein 22.4g, Vitamin A 17%, Vitamin C 24%,

Calcium 46%, Iron 10%

Vegetarian recipes can still include cheese because vegetarians still consume dairy and eggs just not the meat of the animal. It is vegan recipes that don't include cheese or any other dairy products. There are recipes for vegan cheeses that you can try out, but this recipe would also taste great without the mozzarella cheese. The tomatoes, avocado, arugula, and basil would all taste so amazing with the balsamic vinegar and the olive oil. The perfect healthy meal recipe for any day. Caprese salad comes from the island of Capris in Italy, the original recipe is served with slices of the buffalo mozzarella, tomato, and basil leaves spread out on a place with drizzles of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. The salad is also very popular in North America now and can be ordered at Italian and American style restaurants. Thank you to Foodie Crush for this awesome recipe we can't wait to try out.*

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