Pistachio Pesto Mozzarella Wraps

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Last Updated on August 31, 2023

These pesto mozzarella wraps with homemade pistachio pesto, fresh mozzarella and avocado are an easy lunch prep for the week.

pesto mozzarella wraps

Pesto Mozzarella Wraps

Wraps of any kind are my go-to quick and easy lunch to meal prep for the week. Whether I prepare them ahead of time, or have the ingredients ready to go, they’re always so flavorful and can be packed with nourishing ingredients.

These pesto mozzarella wraps are made with a 5-minute pistachio pesto, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and avocado all layered in a whole wheat wrap. They come together so easily, and are the perfect vegetarian lunch to fuel your day.

pesto mozzarella wraps

Pistachio Pesto 

The homemade pistachio pesto is one of my favorite spreads to have on hand, and can be used on wraps, sandwiches or paired with your favorite pasta

Here’s what you’ll need:

You can prepare the pesto ahead of time and refrigerate it for up to 2 weeks, or freeze it for 2-3 months.

What you’ll need to make pesto pistachio mozzarella wraps

This simple lunch comes together in minutes once you have all of your ingredients prepared. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Your favorite wraps or tortillas, I used whole wheat wraps
  • Homemade pistachio pesto 
  • Fresh mozzarella 
  • Tomatoes seasoned with salt & pepper
  • Avocado
  • Other add-ins: arugula, mixed greens, roasted red peppers 

Filled your wraps with all of your fillings then roll them tightly. You can serve them as is, or grill them on a pan to add an extra crisp.

These wraps are so easy and delicious, they make for the perfect make-ahead lunch!

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Pistachio Pesto Mozzarella Wraps

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Course: Uncategorized
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Total time

30

minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 large 4 wraps

  • 8 oz 8 fresh mozzarella

  • 2 2 roma tomatoes, sliced

  • 2 2 avocados, sliced

  • Salt & pepper

  • Pistachio Pesto
  • 2 cups 2 fresh basil

  • 1/3 cup 1/3 roasted pistachios

  • 1/3 cup 1/3 olive oil

  • 2 tbsp 2 grated parmesan or nutritional yeast

  • 2 2 cloves garlic

  • 1 tbsp 1 lemon juice

  • 1/4 tsp 1/4 salt

  • Pinch black pepper

Directions

  • Prepare the pistachio pesto by adding all of the ingredients to a food processor or blender and blending until smooth.
  • Assemble your wraps by spreading 1-2 tbsp of pistachio pesto in the center, topped with a few slices of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, avocados and salt and pepper. Fold in the sides of the wrap over the center then folder over the bottom and roll up.
  • Serve as is, or grill them on a pan for an added crisp. Heat a skillet with cooking spray on medium/low heat and cook the wrap folded side down for 3 minutes, then flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Leftover pistachio pesto can be stored in an airtight container and refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

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