This is an excellent recipe that you can turn into a family activity, everyone can build their own wraps. Veggie wraps make a convenient ready to eat meal in situations where you have to grab a meal on the go. It can be made and served in different ways. It can be frozen or refrigerated for later use or it can be served piping hot in store bought soft tortillas, pita bread or homemade sada roti, if time permits.
Veggie wraps recipe
Estimated preparation time: 10 minutes
Estimated cook time: 10 minutes
1 can black beans
1 can red beans
1 can green peas and carrots
1 can whole kernel corn
1 scotch bonnet pepper (optional)
2 tablespoons combined green seasonings (chive, celery, parsley, chadon beni, thyme)
½ teaspoon geera powder
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons oil
4 cups water
12 (10 inch) flour tortillas
1 pound of cheddar cheese
1 head lettuce
3 large tomatoes
2 large onions
Drain water from cans and mix peas in bowl.
Heat oil in a large frying pan on a medium fire.
Add pepper and green seasonings to oil and let sizzle, then stir in peas, geera powder and salt.
Remove from fire, let cool and transfer to large bowl.
Grate cheese, dice tomatoes and onions, then mix in with peas in bowl.
Divide the mixture evenly among the tortillas, add lettuce and roll up.
Wrap individually in plastic wrap, place into a large freezer bag, and freeze.
Reheat as needed in the microwave.
Try additional ingredients with your wraps
With additional ingredients, everyone could have their favourite wraps. Feel free to substitute ingredients, or add new ones. This recipe is a vegetarian one, however, you can use grilled chicken breasts, beef, pork or fish. In future articles, look out for recipes like, homemade sada roti, pita bread and soft tortillas. With these recipes you would be able to prepare your wraps from start to finish.
April 2017 www.sweettntmagazine.com
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