We all crave wraps loaded with our favourite fillings. Prepare your own with healthy insides and swap the calorie laden bread with tortilla wrap or tasty greens to make a healthy difference in your diet. Here are 3 simple recipes for healthy wraps.
Salmon & egg wraps with mustard mayo
4 slices smoked salmon
1 hard-boiled eggs, cooled and sliced
20g baby spinach
2 large wraps (multigrain)
For the mustard mayo
4tbsp light mayonnaise
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 small red onion, very finely sliced
Mix mayonnaise and mustard and divide into 2 small bowls, add the chopped onion into one bowl.
To assemble, spread a layer of the onion mayonnaise over each wrap and add 2 slices of smoked salmon, some sliced hard-boiled egg and a generous helping of spinach to each. Roll up tightly. The wraps can be made several hours ahead and kept covered in the fridge. To serve, cut each wrap on the diagonal into 2 pieces. Serve with the extra mustard mayo.
Cheesy tortilla wrap
4 soft flour tortilla
85g cheddar, grated
4 sundried tomato
1 tbsp jalapeno chillies from a jar, drained and chopped
handful coriander, chopped
Lay 2 tortillas side-by-side on a grill pan. Spread over all of the ingredients, then top with remaining tortillas. Cook under a medium grill for 3 mins until slightly crisp and golden.
Turn, then cook the other side for 3 mins until the cheese has melted. Cut into wedges to serve with guacamole or salsa.
Greek salad wraps
1 large vine ripened tomato
50cm piece of cucumber
6 olives, optional
2 large soft tortilla wraps
50g feta cheese
2 heaped tbsp hummus
Roughly chop the tomato, cut the cucumber into sticks and cut the olives in ring (if using).
Now heat the tortillas. warm a pan to a medium heat before quickly tossing in your tortillas one at a time. You don’t need to have any oil on the pan.
Make a row of tomato, cucumber, feta and olives down the centre of each warm tortilla. Now spread the hummus on the top and sides of the tortilla. Fold in the sides to seal in the ingredients and roll up tightly to make a big roll. Cut in half and enjoy.
– Bandana Singh, Correspondent (Food)