How To Make Wraps Out Of Vegetables

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If you are trying to cut down on carbs but don’t want to give up on wrap sandwiches, you’re in luck! You can actually make wraps out of certain vegetables, which is so helpful if you’re watching what you eat. Not only are these wraps carb-free, but they help you get in some more vegetables throughout the day as well.

Lettuce Wraps

You can go a lot of directions with lettuce wraps. You can use iceberg lettuce for something really light and thin, or go for romaine if your filling is a little heavier. Whether you want to make a chicken Caesar wrap or go an Asian direction, lettuce wraps are the perfect vehicle.

Collard Greens

Collard greens are a vegetable often used in southern cooking, but they also make more than a great wrap! All you have to do is shave off a little of the stem – so it’s not so thick, blanch it in boiling water for a couple of minutes, and you’re ready to wrap! A fun filling for collard greens is chickpeas, avocado, and lots of tahini dressing.

Cabbage

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Tadaaa!!! Cabbagelicious wrap arrived! 😃 So I woke up this morning with one thought: to cook something not only healthy & tasty but also quick & easy to make! Simply because majority of us running out of time to prep interesting dishes. So the recipe is based on a traditional Polish dish called ‘golabki’, I twisted the recipe making sure it’s ‘clean’ and easy to adjust in order to match your macros. You don’t have to follow the exact proportions or filling ingredients- use whatever you wanna wrap around😊 If you fancy something low carb, instead of rice use vegetables such a kale, green beans, spinach, red peppers or broccoli and sprinkle with goat cheese before baking. Holly potato! I love goat cheese, should have used it this morning! I will try to post more ideas for fillings very soon.👩🏼‍🍳❤ .  Ingredients: .  150g lean mince meat (5%) 150g boiled easy cook long grain rice ½ cup of thick garlic passata ( I get mine from Aldi, it’s thick and full of flavours) ¼ onion 1 small garlic clove 3-4 chestnut mushrooms (optional) Favourite spices 4 large cabbage leaves . . Fry mince with onion and garlic, add already boiled rice, garlic passata and your favourite spices (When consistency too runny add either more veg or rice) Bring a large pot of water to boil and place cabbage leaves in water to tenderize, for about 5 minutes. Remove from pot and put aside on paper towel. Preheat oven to 170degrees. Place approx. 2tbs of filling in the centre cabbage leaves. Fold in the sides and roll up from the bottom. Place in baking pan seam side-down. Brush cabbage with olive oil. Bake 35-40 minutes. Cabbage rolls should be lightly browned on top. Pour 1-2tbs of hot passata over wraps and decorate with chopped parsley. . Enjoy! . Remember with healthy wholesome food, feeling good is an everyday thing! .  Eva- Vitamin-shop Ambassador . . #gym #gymmotivation #healthycooking #healthyrecipe #healthyfood #protein #przepisy #bialko #vitamins #vitaminshop #zdrowejedzenie #passata #golabki #cabbagewrap #cabbage #betterchoice #dietetyka #dietplan #dieta #odchudzanie #plaskibrzuch #trecnutrition #trecgirl #food #gymgirl #dietfood #Polish #polishgirl #rice

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Cabbage leaves can be used in the same way as collard greens. All you have to do is carefully peel the leaf from the head, and blanch it in water for a couple of minutes.