Cut Back on the Carbs with This Pizza Roll-Up Recipe

This tortilla roll-up pizza snack delivers the taste of fresh-baked pizza in minutes

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This low-carb tortilla pizza is a quick, portable snack with the same great pizza taste.

It is hard to say no to pizza, but all that grease can leave you feeling bloated. Luckily, we have a solution that cuts back on the calorie-packed carbohydrates and the dripping grease for a perfectly healthy and filling snack — the pizza roll-up.

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Using the same principle as a turkey roll-up or pinwheel, these pizza roll-ups ditch the crust for a low-carb whole-wheat tortilla and pack in the protein with low-fat cheese. To make this delicious treat, which packs well in your child’s lunchbox or your grown-up lunch bag, gather the essential ingredients: low-carb whole-wheat tortillas, prepared pizza sauce, low-fat mozzarella, and any toppings (i.e. spinach, mushrooms, or pepperoni).

Then, spread a thin layer of pizza sauce on your tortilla, layer with your toppings and cheese, and cook in the microwave for about 20 seconds or until the cheese has just melted. Then roll the tortilla up and cut into three or four manageable pieces. Eat right away or save for later to enjoy a delicious pizza snack.
 


Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos