Lemony Asparagus & Salmon Wraps

Lemony Asparagus & Salmon Wraps

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz. fresh asparagus spears
  • 8 oz. light cream cheese
  • 2 tsp. lemon peel
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1⁄8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 8 oz. packaged/canned salmon
  • 1⁄4 cup fresh basil or 2 tsp. dry
  • 4, 8 in. whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 medium red sweet pepper,
  • cut into strips

Directions

Snap off bases of asparagus. In a large covered saucepan, cook asparagus spears in a small amount of water 3-5 minutes until crisp-tender. Drain and plunge into ice water, drain again and pat dry. In a medium bowl combine cream cheese, lemon peel, lemon juice, cayenne pepper. Fold in flaked salmon and basil. Spread on tortillas. Arrange asparagus and sweet pepper strips atop salmon mixture. Roll up tortillas.

Picture and recipe from livebetteramerica.com

Chelsey Kuper, RD, CD

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