Try this heart-healthy recipe from the American Heart Association and Go Red For Women 2016-17 Real Woman Chef Amanda DeJesus.
Amanda DeJesus had a heart transplant at age 15. She pursued a culinary career to help other heart patients maintain a healthy lifestyle. The Houston chef combined her culinary training with her heart disease experience to inspire heart patients to eat a heart-healthy diet without giving up the foods they love.
Today Amanda, who was 28 in 2016, teaches heart patients how to modify their favorite recipes, find heart-healthy foods at the grocery store and change their eating habits.
Egg and Cheese Wrap
Calories210 Per Serving
Protein15g Per Serving
Fiber5g Per Serving
|Total Fat||9.5 g|
|Saturated Fat||2.0 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||1.0 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||5.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||23 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g|
1 starch, 2 vegetable, 2 lean meat, 1/2 fat
1 fat-free whole-wheat flour tortilla (warm)
1/4 ripe avocado
2 Tbsp tomatoes (diced)
1 large egg white (scrambled)
1 oz Swiss cheese (low-fat)
freshly-ground pepper (to taste)
Add diced tomato and cook for 1 minute.
Add egg white to the skillet and cook, stirring, until cooked through, 3-4 minutes. Season with black pepper.
Fold tortilla burrito style and slice in half.
Heat nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Spread avocado in center of tortilla. Place egg mixture on top of avocado and sprinkle with cheese.