The day after
From great dinners come
even greater lunches
Hawaiian Wraps with
4 spinach tortillas 4 slices Colby-
MY FAMILY LOVES special meals with a ham, pork tenderloin or other signature meat as the centerpiece. However,
because we haven’t won the lottery lately, my budget-minded voice always chirps up when it comes to planning
4 tablespoons pineapple Monterey
cream cheese spread Jack cheese
4 teaspoons honey 1 medium tomato,
mustard thinly sliced
8 slices Kirkland 1/2 cup shredded
Signature Spiral-Cut lettuce
Ham by Carando*
Objections are eased by the fact that these nice dinners
can lead to fantastic lunches. Creatively using leftovers 1. Place tortillas on a microwave-safe plate
BRANDO represents a successful stretching of our food dollars—and and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
some special meals the next day or so. 2. Place a tortilla on a flat surface and spread
Costco is an excellent place to find a variety of meats, including products from with 1 tablespoon cream cheese up to 1
Smithfield, a leading meat producer. Smithfield is the company behind several inch from the edges. Top with 1 teaspoon
popular brands at Costco, including Farmland pork and bacon, Curly’s smoked honey mustard.
baby back ribs and Kirkland Signature Spiral-Cut Ham by Carando. The recipe for 3. Place 2 ham slices on honey mustard. Add
Hawaiian wraps was created by Michael Brando, a master chef who develops 1 cheese slice.
innovative products for Smithfield. (More Smithfield recipes are featured in Creative 4. Top with 1 tomato slice and 2 tablespoons
Cooking The Costco Way, at costco.com, under “Costco cookbook.”) lettuce.
Try a Kirkland Signature ham and other fine meats at Costco as the centerpiece 5. Fold up one edge of tortilla about 1 inch and then roll in the shape of a cylinder. Repeat
for one of your special meals. Then find creative and delicious ways to use the with remaining tortillas. Makes 4 servings.
leftovers in your lunches the next day or so.—Tim Talevich *Brands vary by region; substitute a similar product.