Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Grilled Veggie and Hummus Wraps

Prep/Total : 30 minutes         Serves 4  (serving size : 1 wrap)

Make the most of summer's fresh vegetables and grilling by preparing Grilled Veggie and Hummus Wraps to take along on a picnic. Serve up these wraps with a side of potato or pasta salad.

4                  (1/2-inch-thick) slices red onion 
1                  red bell pepper, seeded and quartered
1                  (12-ounce) eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices 
2                  tablespoons olive oil, divided
1/4               cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/8               teaspoon kosher salt
1                  (8-ounce) container plain hummus
4                  (1.9-ounce) whole-grain flatbreads (such as Flatout Light)
1/2               cup crumbled feta cheese
Avocado-Butter Lettuce Salad (recipe below) 
 1.          Heat a large grill pan over medium-high heat. Brush onion, bell pepper, and eggplant with 1 tablespoon oil. Add onion and bell pepper to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear. Remove from pan. Add eggplant to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear. Remove from pan; coarsely chop vegetables. Combine vegetables, remaining 1 tablespoon oil, parsley, and salt; toss to combine.
2.          Spread 1/4 cup hummus over each flatbread, leaving a 1/2-inch border around edges. Divide vegetables over each flatbread; top each serving with 2 tablespoons cheese. Roll up wraps, and cut diagonally in half.
Avocado-Butter Lettuce Salad
Prep /Total time : 30 minutes           Serves 4 (serving size : 1 cupTo make the bruschetta shown on our cover, top baguette slices with ricotta cheese mixed with assorted fresh herbs.

This recipe goes with Grilled Veggie and Hummus Wraps, Blackened Chicken with Dirty Rice

1           cup thinly sliced red onion 
2           tablespoons olive oil 
1           tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4        teaspoon salt
1/4        teaspoon black pepper 
3           cups torn butter lettuce
1           cup sliced avocado

1.      Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. Add lettuce and avocado; toss gently.
 

8 comments:

  1. This is perfect to have for the vegetarians in the family! Thanks, Nee!

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  2. ivy sew http://simplybeautifulhealthyliving.blogspot.comAugust 13, 2013 at 7:40 AM

    Nee, love this. Delicious:)

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  3. I love hummus and my kids love wraps! This is just so perfect!

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  4. Hi Nellie ... keep a watch out , I will be posting lots more vegetarians recipes . Welcome . Thenks for stopping by . :)

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  5. Hi Ivy , it's a fast and easy recope , not heavy because the weather is hot and humid . Thanks for stopping by :).

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  6. Hi Joyce , my kids love wraps and it's a great way to get them to eat more veggies , thanks for stopping by :).

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  7. Hi Nee,

    This looks delicious!

    Being a vege person, this is the kind of wrap that I eat everyday.

    Zoe

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  8. Hi Zoe ,
    My aunt is a veg person and lives with us ... I will put more veggies on ...thanks for stopping by .

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