Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps – The Healthy Lunch Alternative
It’s time to take lunch up a notch or two with our easy and easy Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps, the easy answer for “Mom, what’s for lunch?” With everyone going back to school and to work, these Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps will rescue you from having to dream up something that’s easy to make, healthy to eat, and tastes great all rolled into one. The best part is that everyone can make their own Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps.
With our Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps, it’s easy to switch up the ingredients as to what’s inside and it’s a great way to use the leftovers that you happen to have on hand. And the health benefits of these tasty wraps are off the charts. Each wrap gives you:
- Bone Strength – Lettuce is a source of vitamin K, which helps strengthen bones
- Hydration – Water makes up over 95% of raw lettuce
- Improved Vision – Lettuce is a source of vitamin A, which plays a role in eye health
- Improved Sleep – Extracts of multiple lettuce types have also been shown to promote sleep
Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps are the one lunch that won’t get traded away by your kids at school and tastes like a breath of spring and summer all rolled into one. Plus they are great for road trips, to pack in a cooler for those weekend sporting events, or for that late afternoon snack that we all tend to crave. Here’s how easy they are to make and with this easy recipe you can make 4 servings at once.
Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps
1 cup hummus, any flavor
Thinly sliced cheese, any flavor
1 ⅓ cups spinach, thin strips
1 cup red bell pepper, thin strips
1 cup broccoli sprouts
1 cup red cabbage, thin strips
1 cup carrots, matchstick
Salad dressing, your favorite
Plus any additional veggies you like: avocado, cucumber, etc.
Spread ¼ cup of hummus on each wrap
Lay cheese on top of hummus
Sprinkle a little dressing inside the wrap and/or serve it on the side
Roll the wrap, cut it in half, serve, and enjoy!
Our Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps are perfect to make ahead and they travel and store very well and are the perfect answer to the dreaded “I’m hungry! What’s to eat?” Now you’ll have the perfect answer-Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps are the quick and easy answer with the added benefits of being healthy too. What are your favorite things to use in your Lettuce Wraps?