Chicken and Avocado Salad Wraps Recipe

Chicken and Avocado Salad Wraps Recipe

Description

Our Chicken and Avocado Salad Wraps are a delightful blend of tender shredded chicken breast, creamy avocado, and zesty salsa, all wrapped up in your choice of whole grain tortillas or crisp lettuce leaves. This dish is perfect for a quick, nutritious lunch or a light dinner, offering a protein-rich meal that's both satisfying and delicious.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken breast
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 4 whole grain tortillas or large lettuce leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the shredded chicken, diced avocado, and salsa. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Lay out the tortillas or lettuce leaves on a flat surface.
  3. Spoon an equal amount of the chicken mixture onto each tortilla or lettuce leaf.
  4. Wrap the tortillas or lettuce leaves around the filling, securing with a toothpick if necessary.
  5. Serve immediately, or chill in the refrigerator if preparing for later use.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (1 wrap): 300 calories, 28g protein, 18g carbohydrates, 15g fat (2.5g saturated), 5g fiber, 460mg sodium.

Health Benefits

Chicken and Avocado Salad Wraps are not only tasty but also packed with health benefits. Chicken provides a high-quality source of lean protein, crucial for muscle repair and growth. Avocado is rich in healthy fats, fiber, and vitamins E and C, which promote heart health and skin vitality. The salsa adds a dose of antioxidants from tomatoes and spices, while whole grain tortillas or lettuce offers dietary fiber for improved digestion. This combination makes for a balanced, health-promoting meal that's both filling and nutrient-dense.

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