Looking for a delicious and healthy meal option that’s packed with nutrients and flavor? Look no further than the veggie wrap! This satisfying and tasty meal is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy a meal that’s both delicious and good for them.
One of the best things about veggie wraps is that they’re incredibly versatile. You can customize your wrap with your favorite veggies, sauces, and other ingredients, so you can create a meal that perfectly suits your taste preferences and dietary needs. In this post, we’ll be sharing a recipe for a delicious and healthy veggie wrap that features a thin layer of creamy hummus and an array of nutritious veggies, including spinach, edamame, avocado, carrot, and cucumbers.
Not only is this wrap loaded with vitamins, minerals, and other essential nutrients, but it’s also easy to make and incredibly satisfying. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy lunch or a nutritious and tasty dinner option, this veggie wrap is sure to hit the spot. So grab your ingredients and let’s get started on making this delicious and healthy meal!
How to Make Healthy Veggie Wrap
A healthy veggie wrap is a great lunch choice, especially if you need something that you can make ahead of time to eat at your desk or in between meetings.
Fortunately, it’s really easy to make plant-based wraps. To ensure that they’re filling, delicious, and help you lose weight, choose whole wheat wraps (or use lettuce) and add a protein source, healthy sauce or spread, and plenty of vegetables.
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to make this delicious and healthy veggie wrap:
PREP: 15 MINS
TOTAL: 15 MINS
COURSE: MAIN COURSE
Ingredients of Healthy Veggie Wrap
- 4 large whole wheat flour tortillas
- 2/3 cup hummus
- 1 cup edamame, cooked and shelled
- 2 cups baby spinach leaves
- 1-2 avocados, peeled, seed removed, thinly sliced
- 1 large carrot, shredded
- 1 English cucumber, chopped
- Other veggie ideas: alfalfa sprouts, chopped tomato, radish, corn, lettuce, cabbage, beets, bell peppers.
- freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- Light drizzle of high-quality olive oil
Instructions for Making Perfect Veggie Wrap
- Spread hummus over the tortilla.
- Add edamame, spinach, avocado, carrot, cucumber, and any other desired vegetables.
- Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
- Drizzle with a tiny bit of olive oil. Roll up your wrap and enjoy!
- *I love using regular hummus or roasted red pepper!
- **Other vegetable ideas: tomato, radish, corn, lettuce, cabbage, red bell pepper, zucchini, alfalfa sprouts etc.
Veggie Wrap Recipe’s Notes
- Hummus: Try different flavors of hummus, like cilantro jalapeño, or roasted red pepper.
- Wrap: Use your favorite flavor of wrap, including spinach, whole wheat, or sun-dried tomato.
- Add more veggies: alfalfa sprouts, chopped tomato, radish, corn, lettuce, cabbage, beets, bell peppers, etc.
- Add protein: if you’re looking for a boost of protein, add some nuts, a spread of cottage cheese, a slice of turkey, or shredded chicken.
Nutrition of Veggie Wrap
Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 473mg | Potassium: 758mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4566IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 161mg | Iron: 4mg