Hey, I Can Make That!, Vegan Twists on Old Favorites, Wraps

Easy to Make Tortilla Wraps Whole FoodPlant Bases No Sugar, Salt or Oil!

Tortilla JoAnn
Our Green Star Member JoAnn is a great Plant Based cook and demonstrated this recipe COMING SOON here on our BeGreenWithAmy YouTube Channel.
Servings: 8 Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 5 Minutes
Ingredients
1 3/4 cups organic Masa Harina Flour
1/4 arrow root powder or organic flour or gluten-free flour mix
juice of half a lime (optional)
1 1/2 – 2 cups hot water
Procedure:
Combine the Masa Harina & the arrow root flour in a mixing bowl
Add a little water and stir with a fork until it forms little crumbles
Add a little water and stir with a fork until it forms little crumbles
Add a little water at a time until mixture forms a ball
Knead for a couple minutes
Press into a ball with a flat top onto the cutting board
Cut into 8 pie shaped sections
Roll into balls

Press each ball flat in a tortilla press lined with a cut opened (sides, not bottom)  ZipLoc bag

Fry on a griddle for about 1 minute on one side
Flip and fry other side
Keep warm in Tortilla Warmer
JoAnn found this recipe on The Plant Based Cooking Show.

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Hey, I Can Make That!, Salads and Sides, Snacks, Wraps

Spring Rolls

Vietnamese Spring Roll
Our green star member Joann showed us how to easily make Spring Rolls! 
You will need:
vegetables 
rice paper 
lukewarm water 
shallow plate 
spray bottle with water 
a smooth surface 
sauces for dipping
knife
cutting board
Directions:
Choose and prepare your favorite fixings like:   Spiralized cucumbers, Vermiceli rice noodles, butter lettuce, matchstick cut carrots, firm tofu sticks, mint leaves, micro greens, freshly squeezed lime juice, finely sliced onions, green spring onions, red, yellow and green peppers, chili pepper, shredded cabbage, snow peas, kimchi, etc. 
1. Fill bottom of a shallow plate with lukewarm water.
2. Select a piece of rice paper and note which side is rough or smooth. 
3.  Dip both sides of 1 rice paper in the water. 
4. Spray a smooth surface with some water.
5. Place rough side of rice paper up on a smooth surface. 
6. Put your favorite fixings on top of rice paper on bottom 1/2 of rice paper .
7. Be sure to leave 1″ on bottom bare so you can use it to seal roll.
8. Pull bottom of rice paper up towards middle.
9. Fold sides in towards center.
10. Roll up spring roll and enjoy!

Vermicelli Rice Noodles

*Some sauces may be high in sodium:

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Main Dishes, Wraps

Falafel Lettuce Wrap Recipe

Ingredients

Several leaves Napa cabbage, washed, towel dry
Red onion sliced or diced
Sprouts
Tomato diced
Avocado dressing
Sriracha
Set aside for assembly

Combine:

2.5 cups chickpeas
2 tbsp chickpea flour
1 c parsley finely chopped
1 c cilantro finely chopped
1 lemon zested
1 medium yellow onion finely chopped
3 cloves garlic diced

Water sauté :
1 tbsp Cumin seeds
1 tbsp Coriander seeds
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp Garam masala
1 tbsp turmeric
Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
Mash with fingers until it feels like ground beef (or combine with a food processor).

Roll mixture into balls and put in non stick silicone mini muffin tray or on a cookie sheet lined with a  silpat mat even parchment paper.

Bake at 350 F, 40 minutes, (turning every 10 minutes if on sheet)

Fill Napa cabbage leaves with baked falafel, red onion, sprouts, tomato, avocado dressing and low salt Sriracha.

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Lentils, Main Dishes, Wraps

Lentil Walnut Burritos with Peppers, Onions and Salsa

INGREDIENTS:
FOR THE LENTIL FILLING:
1 cup walnuts, toasted
1 3/4 cups cooked brown lentils (see note)
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1 teaspoon Bragg Liquid Aminos
2 tablespoons water or as needed
FOR THE SALSA: (OR SUBSTITUTE Newman’s Own Mild Salsa)
2 fresh tomatoes, chopped
1 small red onion
1 clove garlic
1/2 jalapeno chili pepper, seeded and minced
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
TO FINISH:
1 large green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 large onion, thinly sliced
6 (100% whole grain) tortillas
INSTRUCTIONS:
Place walnuts in a food processor and pulse several times to chop them. Add the cooked lentils, oregano, cumin, chili powder, nutritional yeast and Bragg Liquid Aminos and pulse until mixture is thoroughly combined and crumbly. Add 1-2 tablespoons water as needed.

Stir together salsa ingredients.

Heat 2-3 tablespoons water in a large skillet and water saute pepper and onion until tender.

To assemble burritos, spread lentil/walnut mixture on tortillas, top with sauteed peppers, onions and salsa and roll up.

Note:
To cook dry lentils, bring 1 cup lentils and 2 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat, cover and cook for 25 minutes or until tender. Drain.

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Main Dishes, Recipes, Wraps, Zucchini

Zucchini Bean Burrito

INGREDIENTS:

1 red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 green pablano chile, seeded and thinly sliced
1 medium tomato chopped
2 cups zucchini, chopped
3 cups cooked pinto beans or 2 (15 ounce) cans, no salt added
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
6 large napa cabbage leaves
3 cups shredded romaine lettuce or mixed greens
1 ripe avocado, sliced
1 cup salsa, low sodium or no salt added

INSTRUCTIONS:

Heat 1/8 cup water in a large skillet. Add onion, garlic and chile and water saute until tender, about 3 minutes. Add tomato and zucchini, cover and continue cooking for an additional 5 minutes or until zucchini is soft. Add beans, chili powder and cumin and stir to combine, adding 2-3 tablespoons water if needed. Cook for 10 minutes.

Using a potato masher or back of a spoon, thoroughly mash beans. Stir in cilantro.

Spread beans on napa cabbage leaves, top with lettuce, avocado and salsa and roll up.

Beans may also be served as a side dish or dip.

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