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Texas Beef Council shares on-the-go after school meals

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We all lead ambitious lives with jam-packed schedules, afternoon activities and the need for on-the-go meal options that get you out the door.  As fall kicks-in and our hectic lives take over, we are here to prepare a nutritious meal that is fast, easy and full of flavor.  She will provide tips to help you get dinner in little tummies when time is precious!   

Fight the urge to stop at a fast food joint for a quick fix and try a healthy hand-held meal options that kids can eat on the go. Beef and Cheese Pinwheels will have your little ones fueled for whatever after-school adventures await them. Whether it's a quick meal on the way to soccer practice or an after-school snack, roast beef pinwheels can be ready and waiting to save the day!

Beef & Cheese Pinwheels

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces thinly sliced deli roast beef
  • 1 package (4 ounces) herb flavored cream cheese
  • 4 large flour tortillas (about 10 inches)
  • 2 cups spinach leaves (about 20 leaves)
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) roasted red peppers, rinsed and drained

Instructions

Spread cheese evenly over one side of each tortilla.

Place deli roast beef over cheese leaving 1/2-inch border around edges.

Place spinach leaves over beef.

Arrange peppers down center, over spinach.

Roll up tightly and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to overnight before serving.

To serve, cut each roll crosswise into 8 slices. Arrange cut side up on serving platter.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Info per serving: 348 calories; 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat); 60 mg cholesterol; 1458 mg sodium; 36 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 18 g protein; 3 mg niacin; 0 mg vitamin B6; 0 mcg vitamin B12; 4.8 mg iron; 12 mcg selenium; 0.6 mg zinc.

Per 1 appetizer, 1 oz. serving:  58 calories; 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat); 10 mg cholesterol; 243 mg sodium; 6 g carbohydrate; 0.5 g fiber; 3 g protein; 0.5 mg niacin; 0 mg vitamin B6; 0 mcg vitamin B12; 0.8 mg iron; 2 mcg selenium; 0.1 mg zinc.

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