I used Lawry’s Mediterranean Herb and Wine Marinade in this recipe.
I’ll be honest with you… I was going through my pantry the other day to take an inventory of what I bought and forgot about and this marinade was in there. According to the packaging it was just about to expire so I wanted to come up with a reason to use it, and that is where the inspiration for this recipe came from. Just being honest.
When I asked my husband what he thought of these wraps he said “the turkey was really good”… and it tasted good because of the marinade. Just thought I would share that, for whatever that is worth. It’s a unique flavor, and we liked it. If you wanted you could substitute the marinade for fat-free Italian dressing.
Save on points while cutting back on carbs.
My original plan with this recipe was to make them into wraps, so that is what I did, and I liked them that way. Then, the next day I decided to try the leftovers without the tortilla and I almost liked it better eaten like a salad with a fork. You could also use a big piece of iceberg lettuce and make them into lettuce wraps. If you leave out the tortilla and just eat 3/4 cup of the meat/coleslaw mixture it will just be 3 Weight Watcher Smart Points! Good deal, right?!
Lots of protein packed into one little wrap.
I intentionally packed a lot of meat into each wrap. Put so much in there that it almost won’t close-That’s my advice. It just tastes better this way. Make it how you like, of course, but I wanted to mention it in case if you put 3/4 cup of the meat mixture on your tortilla and think I have fallen off my rocker. Yes, it’s a lot, and no, it was not a mistake.
Bulked up with Coleslaw Mix.
These wraps are bulked up with bagged coleslaw mix. It gives some extra crunch to the wraps that I loved. Alternatively, you could chop up some cabbage or use strips of lettuce.
Are you ready to try this yumminess?
Here is what you need:
1 pound 99% fat-free ground turkey
1/3 cup Lawry’s Mediterranean Herb & Wine Marinade, divided
3 cups coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage
5 Mission Carb Balance Whole Wheat Fajita size Tortillas
1/4 cup slivered almonds
Salt and pepper
Here is what you do:
Cook ground turkey in a sauté pan with 3 tablespoons of the marinade and a sprinkling of salt and pepper, breaking up the meat as it cooks.
Once the meat is cooked mix it into a bowl with the coleslaw mix, almonds, and the rest of the marinade.
Scoop 3/4 cup of the mixture onto each of the tortillas and served immediately.
Makes 5 wraps.
One wrap is 1 tortilla with 3/4 cup turkey/coleslaw filling.
One serving is 4 WW FreeStyle SP.
- Serves: 5 servings
- Serving size: 1 tortilla w/ ¾ c. meat mixture
- Calories: 221
- Fat: 38 g
- Saturated fat: 3 g
- Trans fat: 0 g
- Carbohydrates: 30 g
- Sugar: 5 g
- Sodium: 621 mg
- Fiber: 9 g
- Protein: 41 g
- Cholesterol: 56 mg
- 1 pound 99% fat-free ground turkey
- ⅓ cup Lawry's Mediterranean Herb & Wine Marinade, divided
- 3 cups coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage
- 5 Mission Carb Balance Whole Wheat Fajita size Tortillas
- ¼ cup slivered almonds
- Salt and pepper
- Cook ground turkey in a sauté pan with 3 tablespoons of the marinade and a sprinkling of salt and pepper, breaking up the meat as it cooks.
- Once the meat is cooked mix it into a bowl with the coleslaw mix, almonds, and the rest of the marinade.
- Scoop ¾ cup of the mixture onto each of the tortillas and served immediately.
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