Super Easy Ham and Cheese Wraps

Ham and Cheese Wrap

Sometimes I struggle to come up with a quick lunch or a savory appetizer, but these easy ham and cheese wraps solve both of those problems! These wraps take only minutes to throw together and are kid and adult friendly. Annnnnd I bet you have all the ingredients on hand!

I love making a couple of these for a quick lunch. I make them a little ahead of time, usually a few minutes before the kids wake up from their naps. They get better if you can let them sit in the fridge for a few minutes and it helps keep them wrapped up tight when the plastic wrap is removed.

Ham and Cheese Wrap

If you want to serve these for a tasty appetizer, I prepare them the morning before I need them, wrap them up tight in plastic wrap, and then leave them in the fridge until I need them! I slice them right before serving so the green color from the arugula doesn’t bleed into the tortilla.

I used a mix of baby arugula and a few spring greens. Arugula is my favorite in simple recipes like this! It adds an extra layer of flavor and dimension and elevates the a regular wrap. If you can’t find arugula at your local store, you can probably find it at your local farmer’s market. It’s worth the trip!

Ham and Cheese Wrap

If you can’t find it there, just grow it! The seeds are readily available from any garden nursery and growing it could not be easier. Plant it in the ground or in a container container and keep it in a cool, shady spot. Easy!

Let me know how you “elevate” your lunch or favorite appetizers!

Want another easy lunch idea? Make some easy homemade macaroni and cheese 🙂

These easy ham and cheese wraps make the perfect quick lunch or a delicious appetizer that is sure to please everyone! Kid and adult approved!

Super Easy Ham and Cheese Wraps

Yields 3 large wraps

15 minPrep Time

15 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

    For the Wraps
  • 3 12-inch tortillas (see note)
  • 12 slices of thinly sliced cheese - your favorite
  • 12 slices of thinly sliced quality ham - your favorite
  • About 2 cups baby arugula or spring greens, or a mix of both
  • For the Wrap Sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups Mayonaise
  • 1/3 cup quality dijon mustard or whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

    For the Wrap Sauce
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings to taste.
  3. For the Wraps
  4. Lay a tortilla flat.
  5. Spread an even layer of sauce on the tortilla, leaving about 1 inch of space from the edge.
  6. Place a layer of cheese on top of the sauce.
  7. Place a layer of greens on top of the cheese.
  8. Place a layer of ham on top of the greens.
  9. Wrap tightly, tucking in any cheese, greens, or ham that get pushed out as you go.
  10. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, up to overnight.
  11. Just before serving, slice about 1 1/2 inch thick.

Notes

You can use whatever size tortillas you want, you will just have to adjust the filling measurements to account for the different size.

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