Roast Beef Wraps with Parsley Ricotta Pesto

  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Makes: 2 servings
Lean roast beef is a tasty way to pack iron into your lunch, especially when you pair it with a zesty pesto spread made with creamy ricotta and lots of chopped fresh parsley.
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1/2 cup part skim ricotta cheese 125 mL
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley 75 mL
1/2 tsp grated lemon zest 2 mL
2 tsp fresh lemon juice 10 mL
1/4 tsp minced garlic 1 mL
1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
2 low fat whole wheat flour tortillas large (8-10 inch / 20-25 cm) 2
1 red bell pepper seeded and thinly sliced 1
6 oz lean thinly sliced cooked roast beef 175 g




  1. In small bowl, combine ricotta, parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic and salt.
  2. Spread half of pesto over each tortilla. Top with red peppers followed by roast beef. Fold in sides and roll up. (Wraps can be made up to 1 day ahead.) Cut in half on diagonal to serve.

Nutrients per Serving

Calories 327
Carbohydrate 29 g
Fat 10 grams fat (3.5 g saturated fat)
Fibre 3 g
Protein 31 g
Cholestrol 90 mg
Sodium 584 mg
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