Chicken Tzatziki Tortilla Roll Ups

chicken, wrap, tortilla, lunch

2015 Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe: 1st place!

Program Coordinator Joana, from Kingston, submitted this recipe on behalf of the Girls Inc Limestone After School Program. This is a great and easy way to use up leftover chicken and serve it up for lunch. Cut into small roll ups and tuck into lunch boxes for small hands.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes



  1. You can substitute cooked turkey for the chicken.
  2. Put leftovers away within 2 hours or sooner if they are in a warm location.   


Bell pepper (any colour)

 1 small

Green onions

2 stalks

 Chicken, cooked, chopped

2 cups (500 mL)

Light cheddar cheese, shredded

½ cup (125 mL) 


¼ cup (60 mL) 

Hot pepper sauce (optional)

¼ tsp (1 mL) 

Large whole wheat flour tortillas


  1. Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Clean all countertops and equipment used for food preparation.     
  2. Gently rinse pepper and green onion under cool running water. Chop and set aside.  
  3. In a bowl, combine chicken, onions, pepper, cheese, tzatziki and hot pepper sauce (if using). 
  4. Spread over tortillas. 
  5. Roll each up and cut into 2-inch (5 cm) pieces. 

Nutrition Information per serving (1 tortilla): 

Calories: 369 kcal

Protein: 31 g

Fat: 18 g

Carbohydrate: 21 g

Fibre: 2 mg

Sodium: 399 mg



Last Update – March 25, 2024

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