Good Morning Egg Roll Up!

What could be better then a nice warm egg wrap to start your child’s day! Wraps appear to be a go to item for kids as they can easily grab them on their way to class or enjoy them with friends at their KES Club.  Wraps are also a great way to get your extra veggies, as you plan your meals.  This is another great recipe featured with the new Canada’s Food Guide.

Good Morning Egg Roll Up

Ingredients

  • 1 egg or 2 egg whites
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) diced red bell pepper
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) grated zucchini or carrot
  • Pinch fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 small whole grain flour tortilla
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) grated light old Cheddar or Swiss cheese

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl with a fork, beat together egg, red pepper, zucchini and pepper.
  2. Spray a small 20 cm (8 inch) nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place on medium heat. Pour egg mixture into pan, swirling pan to coat evenly. Let cook for about 2 minutes or until edge is light golden. Using a spatula, lift around edges and flip egg over and cook for another 30 seconds or until set and light golden.
  3. Slide egg onto flour tortilla and sprinkle with cheese. Roll up and enjoy!

Recipe sourced from: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/canada-food-guide/tips-healthy-eating/meal-planning-cooking-healthy-choices/recipes/good-morning-egg-roll-up.html

Kristin Hedges is a Registered Dietitian with Kids Eat Smart NL.

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