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Grilled Tex-Mex Chicken and Quinoa Wraps with Spicy Tex-Mex Sauce

This wrap has it all. The Tex-Mex grilled chicken, quinoa, the most amazing sweet and spicy Tex Mex dipping sauce, red peppers, spinach, avocado, cheddar cheese and cilantro. Then your gonna want to smother the whole thing in the sauce. The sauce is good. The chicken is good. Geez, the whole wrap is good.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Main Course, Sandwiches
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 warps
Calories: 627kcal

Ingredients

Wraps

  • 4 whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 pound boneless chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 red pepper sliced thin
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro

Spicy Tex Mex Sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat your grill to medium high heat.
  • In a medium size bowl combine the chicken, olive oil and taco seasoning. Toss well. When the grill is hot, grill the chicken for 6 to 7 minutes per side or until cooked through. Remove from the grill and allow to rest five minutes. After five minutes slice the chicken into strips. Set aside.
  • To assemble the wraps create and assembly line of ingredients (spinach, quinoa, spicy Tex-Mex sauce, sliced chicken, sliced red pepper, sliced avocado, cheddar cheese and cilantro). Warm the tortillas in the microwave for 20 to 30 seconds. Working with one tortilla at a time lay the spinach towards one end of the tortilla, place about 1/4 cup of the quinoa on top of the spinach and then drizzle a few tablespoons of the Tex-Mex sauce over the quinoa. Layer 1/4 of the sliced chicken on top and the add a few slices of the red pepper and avocado. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and add a few fresh cilantro leaves.
  • To roll the wrap, fold the sides over the line of food and then roll the tortilla tightly up. Place the wraps directly on the preheated grill and grill for two minutes and then turn ad grill the other side for two minutes. Remove from the grill and if desired cut in half. Serve with remaining sauce.
  • To make the sauce combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Season to taste. Use in the wraps and then serve with the wraps for dipping.

Nutrition

Calories: 627kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 1045mg | Potassium: 1022mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 3355IU | Vitamin C: 53.1mg | Calcium: 328mg | Iron: 3.5mg