I stir-fry a combination of sirloin steak, onions and peppers for these hearty wraps. Spreading a little fat-free ranch salad dressing inside the tortillas really jazzes up the taste. —Robyn Cavallaro of Easton, Pennsylvania
“While assembling lunch one day, I realized we were out of bread, so I used flour tortillas instead,” recalls Sherry Little of Sherwood, Arkansas. “I added crispy veggies, our two favorite types of dressing and roast beef, and the results were wonderful!”
“You can make this lovely and interesting sandwich as a great, light lunch. It's so tasty and colorful,” suggests Linda Evancoe-Coble of Leola, Pennsylvania. “Or pair it with a hearty soup for a change-of-pace supper.”
For a surefire meatless mainstay, Marguerite Shaeffer swears by these moist and delicious salsa-topped burgers. “I first sampled them at an ‘Eating Right‘ session at our local library,“ she writes from Sewell, New Jersey. “And they can hold their own against any veggie burger you‘d buy at the supermarket. They’re wonderful!"
Our recipes often give a range on certain herbs and spices to accommodate different tastes. If you like the heat of chili powder, use 2 teaspoons in your Grilled Bean Burgers; for a milder version, use 1 teaspoon.
“These savory bean and vegetable quesadillas are great for those who love Mexican flavors but can’t handle too much heat,” Cherylyn Radford explains from Fox Creek, Alberta. “I like to serve slices with salsa and fat-free sour cream.”
After sampling a similar open-faced sandwich at a restaurant, I created a lovely lemon-seasoned tuna salad with artichoke hearts. Serve it on the patio for lunch with a friend.—Evelyn Basinger, Linville, Virginia
While the soup simmers, assemble tasty Mozzarella Tuna Melts. Using a mini food processor to chop the celery and onion for the filling helps shave preparation time. Then just pop the sandwiches in the oven.
Looking for a great way to use up leftover ham? Try these simple, low-fat sandwiches. “Pineapple and mustard are traditional flavors with baked ham, and they work well in these sandwiches,” says Mitzi Sentiff of Annapolis, Maryland
Dinner’s a wrap with this easy, nutritious recipe loaded with the fruity flavors of pineapple and plum. It makes a sweet-and-sour chicken handheld that’s hard to beat. —Jennifer Michalicek, Phoenix, Arizona