Dinner Under Wraps

With the help of ordinary flour tortillas, you can sneak a variety of new flavors into your family's dinnertime menu.

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Laura Johansen

Moo-Shu Pork Roll-Ups

We simplified this Chinese favorite by rolling its sweet filling inside a sturdy flour tortilla instead of a traditional pancake. Moo-Shu Pork filling typically includes wood ear mushrooms, named for how they look growing on the sides of trees. We used easier-to-find shiitakes.

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Laura Johansen

Ham, Cheese, And Mushroom "Crepes"

It takes a skilled hand to make crepes, but in this recipe, tortillas serve as a simple stand-in, folded around a savory filling and topped with a creamy, cheesy sauce. Tr?s bon!

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Laura Johansen

Curried Chicken Kati Rolls

The Kati Roll is India's answer to the burrito. Ours is filled with tender slices of chicken that have been marinated overnight, grilled onions, and a sweet, mango chutney-inspired sauce. Don't be deterred by the exotic-sounding ingredient garam masala: you can find it in the spice aisle of most major supermarkets.

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Laura Johansen


It's Greece meets West (well, Southwest) with this simple-to-make spanakopita-quesadilla combo. Even kids who don't usually like spinach may come around when it's mixed with feta and mozzarella and tucked inside a crispy tortilla.

Originally published in the May 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

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