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Pesto Chicken Salad Wrap

Yields1 ServingPrep Time5 mins

A simple Pesto Chicken Salad Wrap recipe that whips up in a jiffy. Using cabbage or lettuce leaves makes it low-carb and paleo-friendly. And it packs well in a lunch bag for work.

Pesto Chicken Salad Wrap

Chicken Salad
 2 cups chicken cooked and cubed
 1/2 cup basil pesto ingredients below
 1/2 cup mayonnaise
 1/3 cup celery chopped, about 2 ribs
 salt to taste
 pepper to taste
Homemade Basil Pesto
 2 cups basil leaves
 2 teaspoons garlic minced
 1/4 cup olive oil
 3 tablespoons pecans toasted and cooled
 tomato sliced, optional
 avocado sliced, optional
 cucumber sliced, optional
 cheese for non-paleo, optional

Prepare homemade pesto by combining all the basil pesto ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth.


Add chicken, pesto, mayonnaise, celery, salt, and pepper to medium bowl and stir until well combined.


To make a sandwich, place a scoop of chicken salad on a lettuce or cabbage leaf and add any optional ingredients. Roll up and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 6 servings

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 324
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g50%

Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 149mg7%
Potassium 129mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 1g1%
Protein 7g15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.