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Chicken Pesto Wrap

Hey, remember that pesto I mentioned? Well here it is! Snuggled in a tomato basil tortilla with grilled chicken, red peppers and spinach, this made one delicious, light summer supper.

IMG_7125Chicken Pesto Wrap
Recipe for wrap and pesto from Epicurious
(Printable Recipe)

Makes 4 wraps
        1 cup cooked and cubed chicken
        4 tablespoons pesto (recipe below)
        4 large tortillas
        1 cup fresh baby spinach leaves
        1 red bell pepper, sliced into thin sticks
  1. In a small bowl toss chicken with pesto just to coat.
  2. Place 1 tortilla on a flat surface in front of you. Place 1/4 of the spinach onto the center of a tortilla and top with 1/4 of the peppers.
  3. Place 1/4 of the chicken on top of the vegetables.
  4.  Wrap up into a burrito and repeat with remaining tortillas and ingredients.
Basil Pesto
Makes about 1/3 cup

        2 cups fresh basil
        1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
        1/4 cup pine nuts
        1 garlic clove
        1/4 cup olive oil
        salt to taste
  1. Combine all ingredients except salt in a food processor. Puree until smooth.
  2. Taste and add salt as needed.

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