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Buffalo Cauliflower Wrap (serves 4)
1 pound of cauliflower cut into 1 inch florets
2 carrots julienned
4 cups of lettuce
4 Carb Balance Spinach Herb Wraps ( I used mission brand)
1/4 cup Red Hot Wing Sauce ( I use Franks)
olive oil and salt sparingly
Ranch dressing (serves 8)
3 Tablespoons low fat buttermilk
3 Tablespoons nonfat Greek yogurt
1 Tablespoon low fat mayo
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 Tablespoon fresh dill chopped
salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400 F. On a sheet pain in a single layer, mix cauliflower florets with olive oil and salt. Roast for 15 minutes then remove from oven add the red hot wing sauce and roast for an additional 5 minutes.
While the cauliflower is roasting, mix all the ingredients for the dressing in a bowl and set aside.
To make your wrap, spread 1 Tablespoon of ranch dressing on each spinach wrap. Add 1 cup of lettuce, 1/4 the julienned carrots and 1/4 the roasted cauliflower to each wrap. Serve with extra ranch dressing on the side.
each serving: 148 calories/ total fat 6 g (saturated fat 2g) cholesterol 2mg, sodium 454 mg, total carbohydrates 32 g ( dietary fiber 19g, total sugar 6g) protein 12g