Creamy Crookneck Squash and Arugula Wraps

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Creamy Crookneck Squash and Arugula Wraps

Creamy Crookneck Squash  and Arugula Wraps
Number of Servings: 8 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Dairy Council of California
Food Groups: Dairy, Vegetables, Grains
Meal Type: Lunch Entrée, Snack
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Good Source of Fiber
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Kids Love It, Kids Can Help Make It , Vegetarian

This recipe uses easy-to-grow squash and arugula, so it's a perfect option for school garden projects.


3 medium crookneck Squash (summer squash), diced
1 cup of canned diced Tomatoes with mild green chilies
¾ cup low-fat Cream cheese
½ cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese
8 whole-wheat Tortillas
4 cups Arugula
Salt and pepper to taste


1. Add the diced crookneck squash to a microwave safe dish and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 4 to 6 minutes on high, or until tender. Stir every 2 minutes. Drain any liquid from the bowl.
2. Mix in the cream cheese and cheddar cheese and stir until the cheese is smooth and blended into the squash.
3. Drain the liquid from the canned tomatoes and stir into the bowl.
4. Spoon the mixture onto whole-wheat tortillas and top with arugula.
5. Roll the tortilla up into a wrap and serve.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 230
Total Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 544 mg
Carbohydrates: 28 g
Protein: 10 g
Fiber: 4 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 188 mg

Cook's Notes:

The Squash, vegetable and cheese mixture also makes for a delicious and healthy dip or tostada topping if you do not want to “package” up in a wrap.