Healthy Family Project

Turkey “Sushi”

A healthy and fun faux sushi lunch idea kids will love to eat. These turkey roll ups are a fun way for kids to eat their veggies and protein.

Nutrition Tip: Deli turkey meat is an excellent source of lean protein, a satisfying nutrient that may help with overeating and weight management.

How do you #PowerYourLunchbox? Show us your healthy lunchboxes on Instagram using #PowerYourLunchbox.

Looking for more lunchbox ideas? We’ve got you covered with 70+ ideas including make-ahead ideas, non-sandwich lunches, ideas for repurposing leftovers, and vegetarian, nut-free and gluten-free recipes.

Or check out all of our back-to-school content on our blog. A few of our most popular posts include:

Turkey "Sushi"

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 (9-inch) spinach tortilla
  • 2 tablespoons light Ranch dressing
  • 3 slices lowfat deli turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup grated carrots
  • 2 slices seedless cucumber, peeled, cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 slice tomato, cut into thin strips
  • 1 slice lowfat Cheddar cheese, cut into thin strips


  1. Heat tortilla in microwave on HIGH 15 seconds.
  2. Coat tortilla with dressing. Layer turkey slices on top. Add rice onto ½ of turkey; press down to flatten. Layer carrots, cucumber, salad, tomato and cheese in a line on top.
  3. Roll tortilla around rice and veggies; cut into 2-inch pieces.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 512Total Fat: 10gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 598mgCarbohydrates: 73gFiber: 7gProtein: 22g

Did you make this recipe?

Tag on Instagram or use #HealthyFamilyProject to share with us!

Amber Gray

About the Author

Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *