Peppered Ham in Tortilla Cones

1 lb. extra lean ham, cut into 10-1/8 inch slices
1/3 cup bottled lit Italian salad dressing
1 tsp. coarsely cracked black pepper
3 red, green or yellow sweet peppers or one pepper of each color
5 lg. flour tortillas (8-10 inch)
10 leaf or romaine lettuce leaves
10 green onion tops, halved lengthwise and blanched, optional

Cut ham lengthwise into quarters. In 11x7x2 inch shallow baking dish, combine salad dressing and black pepper. Place ham strips in bottom of dish; stir to blend. Set aside. Cut each pepper into 24 strips. Halve tortillas. To assemble, top each tortilla half with one lettuce leaf, 7 pepper strips and 1/3 cup ham mixture. Roll up gently to form cone. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Tie one green onion top around each tortilla cone, if desired.

Makes 5 servings (2 cones per serving).

A light lunch that's easy to eat and tote. It's perfect for desktop dining.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana