Monday, June 7, 2010

Creamy Avocado & White Bean Wrap

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It has been a crazy couple weeks for me. I played way too much and now, our trip to Kansas is upon us and I am completely unprepared! Not to mention, I still have to wrap up the end of the school year. Yikes! Hold on kid's it is going to be a bumpy ride:-)

This week, I am going to focus on getting ready for our road trip and as such, I am featuring a recipe that is road-friendly. Wish me luck:-)

Here is everything that I am serving this week:

Monday: Spaghetti (Cleaning Day/Early Bird Registration)

Tuesday: Chicken and Pasta

Wednesday: Pork Chops (Kindergarten Carnival)

Thursday: Eat in the Car (Last Day of School/Road Trip to Kansas)

Friday: Eat Out (Road Trip to Kansas)

Creamy Avocado & White Bean Wrap

2 Tbs cider vinegar
1 Tbs canola oil
2 tsp finely chopped canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, (see Note)
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups shredded red cabbage
1 medium carrot, shredded
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 15-ounce can white beans, rinsed
1 ripe avocado
1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
2 Tbs minced red onion
4 8- to 10-inch whole-wheat wraps, or tortillas

1. Whisk vinegar, oil, chipotle chile and salt in a medium bowl. Add cabbage, carrot and cilantro; toss to combine.

2. Mash beans and avocado in another medium bowl with a potato masher or fork. Stir in cheese and onion.

3. To assemble the wraps, spread about 1/2 cup of the bean-avocado mixture onto a wrap (or tortilla) and top with about 2/3 cup of the cabbage-carrot slaw. Roll up. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Cut the wraps in half to serve, if desired.

Servings: 4

Cooking Times
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/4 of a recipe (8.2 ounces).
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 496.84
Calories From Fat (32%) 160.17
% Daily Value
Total Fat 18.47g 28%
Saturated Fat 4.63g 23%
Cholesterol 14.83mg 5%
Sodium 517.75mg 22%
Potassium 1318.83mg 38%
Total Carbohydrates 65.01g 22%
Fiber 12.03g 48%
Sugar 2.45g
Protein 21.4g 43%

Recipe Type

Ingredient Note: Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce are smoked jalapeƱos packed in a flavorful sauce. Look for the small cans with the Mexican foods in large supermarkets. Once opened, they'll keep at least 2 weeks in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer.

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Recipe Cost: $4.75
Serving Cost: $1.19


Frizzy and Bird said...

Oh my gosh does that ever sound delicious. I'm buying the avacado and cidar vinegar to make it tomorrow. I think I have everything else. Can't wait to try it. Thanks for sharing!

mommytoalot said...

Mmmm mmm those look good.
road trip to Kanas sounds fun!
hope you had a great weekend

cat said...

Looks good.

Anonymous said...

this sounds amazing! I am totally going to try it.

Braley Mama said...

those look so good. HAve a great time on your trip!!!

Debbie said...

Those wraps look incredible! I need to plan meals today. Some weeks it is harder than others:)

Alicia said... already had me at "creamy avodado."

Candi said...

I love avocado anything...sounds scrumptious!

angie said...

Sounds so rich and creamy!

The Blonde Duck said...


Amy said...

that does sound and looks amazing.. Sorry so late today. I could not get blogger to work..

debi9kids said...

That looks quite tastey! Hope it travels well.

Have a wonderful trip! Safe drive.

EmmaP said...

those look yummy!!! can't wait to hear a reveiw!!!

blueviolet said...

That looks like a fun meal actually!

Melissa B. said...

What's not to love here? Hope this recipe gets two thumbs up!

Controlling My Chaos said...

You had me at avocado.

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