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Lime Jalapeno Turkey Wraps Recipe

Lime Jalapeno Turkey Wraps Recipe

This recipe came about years ago when I was a child. My grandfather enjoyed burritos filled with leftover turkey, lime and chilies. I've tweaked the recipe a little to better suit our tastes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 3 lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup shredded cooked turkey breast (6 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped seeded tomato
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 flour tortillas (8 inches), room temperature
  • 2 red onion rings (1/4 to 1/2 inch thick)
  • 2 pitted ripe or pimiento-stuffed olives, optional


  • 1. Chop one lettuce leaf; set aside remaining leaves. In a small bowl, combine the turkey, chopped lettuce, tomato, green onion, lime juice, jalapeno, sugar, salt, garlic powder and pepper; set aside.
  • 2. Place one lettuce leaf on each tortilla. Spoon half the filling off center on each. Fold one end over filling and roll up. Slide each wrap through the middle of an onion ring. Secure roll-up with a toothpick near the onion ring; top each with an olive if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 291 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 483mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch.

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 255715
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2016

"Used this with leftover turkey, which I'm always looking for recipes for. Left out the olives but otherwise made as directed."

debra5404 User ID: 4508483 76105
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2011

"Does anyone have the fiber and protein content for this recipe?"

motomom36 User ID: 968929 77223
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2010

"These were fantastic! I used deli turkey meat, roughly chopped. I will definitely make again!!"

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