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Hummus Wraps

Absolutely great for school lunches and after-school snacks. Protein-rich, delicious and easy to make, hummus can be served like this, or sent to school with fresh vegetables or organic chips for dipping. Yummy.

Makes 4-6  half-wraps

Ingredient List: 

2-3 fresh garlic cloves, minced
2 cups cooked or canned chickpeas
grated zest and juice of 1 fresh lemon
1/3 cup sesame tahini
1 teaspoon cumin (optional)
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
½-1 teaspoon sea salt
2-3 sprigs fresh flatleaf parsley, finely minced

whole wheat soft tortillas or pita halves
romaine lettuce leaves
alfalfa sprouts
sliced tomatoes

Step By Step Instructions: 

Combine all ingredients for hummus in a food processor, adjusting salt to your taste. Puree until smooth, adding water or olive oil if the mixture seems too thick for your taste.

To assemble the wraps, lay a soft tortilla on a dry work surface, lay lettuce, sprouts and tomato slices. Spoon hummus generously over top, roll, jellyroll style, securing with a toothpick. Slice in half crosswise to serve.

Cook’s Tip: although easy to make, you can also use store-bought hummus to make life easier on busy days.