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Healthified Lemony Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Wraps

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77% less sat fat • 11g more fiber than the original recipe. You only need a couple ounces of smoked salmon per serving to get tasty results. Both flaky, hot smoked (our first choice) and cold-smoked, lox-style salmon will work.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

8
ounces fresh asparagus spears
1/2
tub (8 oz) light cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
2
teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1/8
teaspoon cayenne pepper
8
ounces smoked salmon, coarsely flaked and skin and bones removed
1/4
cup snipped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil, crushed
4
7- to 8-inch whole wheat flour tortillas
1
medium red sweet pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips

Directions

  • 1 Snap off and discard woody bases from fresh asparagus. In a covered large saucepan, cook asparagus spears in a small amount of lightly salted boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and plunge into ice water to cool quickly. Drain again; pat dry with paper towels.
  • 2 In a medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, lemon peel, lemon juice, and cayenne pepper. Fold in flaked salmon and basil. Spread on tortillas. Arrange asparagus and sweet pepper strips atop salmon mixture. Roll up tortillas. If necessary, secure with toothpicks.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 150
  • Fat Reduced By 13g
  • Dietary Fiber Added 11g
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
900mg
900%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
12g
12%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
80%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
1/2 tub (8 oz) cream cheese 1/2 tub (8 oz) light cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
4 7- to 8-inch flour tortillas 4 7- to 8-inch whole wheat flour tortillas
1 cup feta cheese (4 ounces) 1 medium red sweet pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
420 (before)
270 (after)
Cholesterol
 
 
80 mg (before)
25 mg (after)
Dietary Fiber
 
 
1 g (before)
12 g (after)
Saturated Fat
 
 
12 g (before)
4 g (after)
Sodium
 
 
1200 mg (before)
900 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
23 g (before)
10 g (after)
Vitamin A (%DV)
 
 
25 (before)
40 (after)
Vitamin C (%DV)
 
 
15 (before)
80 (after)

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/16/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
900mg
900%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
12g
12%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
80%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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