Spicy Hummus & Veggie Wraps

These hummus and veggie wraps are very satisfying and are practically a meal in themselves. The veggies that are used can be varied; I often substitute raw shredded cabbage and yams in mine. The hummus can even be served on its own with raw veggies or crackers.

Makes 6 wraps

What You Need:

  • 1-15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed, and drained
  • 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • 2 jalapenos, destemmed and halved
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 8-inch flour tortillas (any variety)
  • Fresh vegetables such as lettuce leaves, shredded carrots and zucchini, shredded zucchini, sliced cucumbers , and sliced Roma tomatoes
  • Toothpicks

What You Do:

  1. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, cilantro, jalapenos, lemon juice, olive oil, water, garlic, curry powder, cumin, and salt, and process for two to three minutes or until smooth.
  2. To assemble, place a tortilla on a cutting board or large plate. Spread approximately 1/3 cup of the hummus over the top half of the tortilla. Place a lettuce leaf in the center of the tortilla, then layer two to three tablespoons shredded carrot and zucchini and a few slices of cucumber and tomato, keeping them in the top center half of the tortilla. Fold the bottom of the tortilla toward the center slightly over the vegetables, then the right side, followed by the left to enclose the filling, and secure the end with a toothpick. Repeat the procedure with the remaining ingredients. Serve immediately or wrap them tightly with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator.

Click here for more delicious recipes:
Vegan Tamales
Nori Wraps
Spicy Potato Dosadillas

More Recipes

Vegan Strawberry Banana Popsicles

These refreshing, fruit-filled popsicles are the perfect summer treat.
Read More »

Vegan Maple Baked Beans

This delicious side combines the hearty nutrition of beans with a sweet maple flavor.
Read More »

Vegan Strawberry Streusel Cake

This berry-laden cake can be served as the perfect ending to an evening meal or as part of a Sunday brunch.
Read More »

Vegan Fruit Smoothie

This recipe for an easy, classic smoothie will help jumpstart your day.
Read More »

Szechwan String Beans

Scallions, red pepper flakes, and ginger spice up summer string beans.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »