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Paddy Jack Cheese and Bacon Wraps Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 large flour tortillas
- 8 slices of cooked bacon, chopped
- 1 cup of shredded Paddy Jack cheese
- 1/2 cup of diced tomatoes
- 1/4 cup of diced red onion
- 1/4 cup of chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/2 avocado, diced
- 1/4 cup of sour cream
- Salt and pepper to taste

Special Equipment Needed:
- Large skillet
- Spatula

Step-by-Step Instructions:
1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the chopped bacon until crispy. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
2. In the same skillet, warm the flour tortillas for about 30 seconds on each side.
3. Divide the shredded Paddy Jack cheese, chopped bacon, diced tomatoes, diced red onion, chopped cilantro, and diced avocado evenly among the four tortillas.
4. Drizzle the sour cream over the top of each tortilla and season with salt and pepper to taste.
5. Roll up each tortilla tightly, tucking in the sides as you go.
6. Serve immediately.


Time:
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Temperature:
Medium heat
Serving size:
4 servings

Nutritional information:
Calories per serving: 420
Fat per serving: 26g
Carbohydrates per serving: 28g
Protein per serving: 18g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Paddy Jack cheese can be substituted with any other type of shredded cheese.
- Bacon can be substituted with cooked sausage or ham.
- Tomatoes can be substituted with roasted red peppers.
- Red onion can be substituted with diced white or yellow onion.
- Cilantro can be substituted with parsley or basil.
- Sour cream can be substituted with Greek yogurt or salsa.

Variations:
- Add cooked chicken or shrimp for a protein boost.
- Use different types of cheese for a different flavor profile.
- Add sliced jalapenos for a spicy kick.
- Serve with a side of guacamole or salsa.

Tips and Tricks:
- Warm the tortillas in the skillet before adding the toppings to make them easier to roll up.
- Use a toothpick to hold the wraps together if they start to unravel.
- Customize the toppings to your liking.

Storage Instructions:
These wraps are best served immediately, but can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Reheating Instructions:
To reheat, wrap the tortilla in a damp paper towel and microwave for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until heated through.

Presentation Ideas:
Serve the wraps on a platter with a side of guacamole or salsa.

Garnishes:
Garnish with extra chopped cilantro or diced avocado.

Pairings:
Serve with a side of black beans and rice or a simple green salad.

Suggested Side Dishes:
- Black beans and rice
- Simple green salad

Troubleshooting Advice:
If the tortillas are too dry to roll up, lightly brush them with water before adding the toppings.

Food Safety Advice:
Make sure to cook the bacon thoroughly before adding it to the wraps.

Food History:
Wraps have been a popular food item for centuries, with variations found in many different cultures.

Flavor Profiles:
Savory, cheesy, and slightly spicy.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve these wraps as a quick and easy lunch or dinner option.

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Taste: Savory, Cheesy, Smoky, Crunchy, Bacon, Bacon-Y