Low Carb Pesto & Turkey Cucumber Roll Ups

7 15 61
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 18
Low Carb Pesto & Turkey Cucumber Roll Ups
Health Rating

Ingredients


1/4 cup Basil pesto
3 cucumber(s) Cucumber
6 slice Mozzarella cheese, partially skimmed (or vegan variety, cut into 1/2-inch strips)
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (thinly sliced into matchsticks)
1/8 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
1/2 cup Spinach (shredded)
171 gm Turkey breast (shredded, pre-cooked)

Instructions


1. Slice the cucumbers lengthwise on a mandoline at about a 2mm setting, or using a vegetable peeler. Place the cucumber slices on parchment paper and pat dry with a paper towel.

2. Spread about 1 teaspoon of pesto on each cucumber, then evenly distribute cheese, turkey, bell pepper and spinach on each.

3. Sprinkle with a little salt and black pepper. Roll up and place seam down.

4. For even nicer presentation, stick a toothpick in the middle for easy appetizers. 

5. Serve with extra pesto or sauce of choice.

 

Turkey Breast:

  • If not already cooked, season the turkey breast with your choice of herbs and spices
  • Bake in preheated oven at 450F then reduce heat to 350F 
  • Bake until internal temperature of turkey reaches 165F 
  • Remove from oven and slice into thin strips 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 61
Calories from fat 32
Calories from saturated fat 11.8
Total Fat 3.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Cholesterol 11.8 mg
Sodium 74 mg
Potassium 127 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
Sugars 1.4 g
Protein 4.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 0.1
Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 0.9

Energy sources


Pygal16%423.24503006931394118.6460225377607752%420.0297632523079273.0876466156086631%306.68564937755616146.7810359629183416%52%31%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

Turkey

is a great source of lean protein!

It is high in tryptophan which is an amino acid that helps regulate SLEEP!

It is also high in the antioxidant selenium which is great for healthy immunity!

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