Apple Burritos a Favourite for the Children

February 15th, 2017 | Posted by Anita in Recipes


An ideal after school snack

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Preparation Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 20 mins

Serves: 4


2 Tbsp (25ml) Unsalted Butter

6 Ontario Apples, peeled ( if desired) and cut into thin slices

1 Tsp (5ml) Cinnamon

1/4 tsp (1ml) Ground Ginger

1 tsp (5ml) Cornstarch

3 Tbsp (45ml) Ontario Maple Syrup

4- Large Flour tortillas, preferably whole grain


1 Tsp (5ml) Butter Melted

1 Tsp (5ml) granulated sugar


Additional Fillings: (Optional); dried cranberries, raisins, granola, toasted coconut, chopped nuts or chocolate chips.

Additional Toppings: (Optional); Ontario maple syrup, Ontario Honey, frozen vanilla yogurt, or ice cream.

In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add apples begin to soften, about 3 minutes. Stir cornstarch into maple syrup until dissolved.

Add to apple mixture, stirring constantly until boiling and thickened, about 2 minutes. Divide apple mixture among the tortillas, placing in a row on the bottom third of each.

If using additional filling, top apples with 2 tbsp (25ml). Roll bottom of tortilla over filling; flip sides over then roll up tightly to close.

Place seam-side down on a baking sheet.


Brush tops with melted butter; sprinkle with sugar. Bake in the oven at 425° F ( 220° C) until crispy, about 15 minutes.

Serve warm or at room temperature, sliced diagonally in half with additional toppings if desired.

Nutrients Per Serving:

Protein: 30 grams

Fat: 4.5 grams

Carbohydrates: 26.0 grams

Calories: 151

Fiber: 4 grams


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