Hummus and Grilled Zucchini/Pattypan Squash Wrap


I had a friend coming over for lunch and did not have time to go to the store.  I promised something healthy.  Luckily, I had just enough in the house to make an adaptation of Ellie Krieger’s Hummus and Grilled Vegetable Wrap along with some spiced edamame from the garden.

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The star of this wrap was the grilled pattypan squash from my garden.

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One of the adaptations I made was to use my homemade pickled red pepper instead of raw red pepper.

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The only ingredient from the original recipe that I did not have, that I think would be a good addition is  baby spinach.  So I left that in the recipe below, even though I did not use it and the wrap was still super good.

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Hummus and Grilled Zucchini/Pattypan Squash Wrap

Adapted from Ellie Krieger’s Hummus and Grilled Vegetable Wrap

2 small pattypan squash or medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices (from the garden)

2 teaspoons olive oil

1/8 teaspoon salt

Pinch freshly ground black pepper

1 cup store-bought plain hummus

4 pieces whole-wheat wrap bread (about 9 inches in diameter)

1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

1/2 tsp dried mint leaves

1 medium pickled red bell pepper, thinly sliced

2 ounces baby spinach leaves (2 cups lightly packed)

1/4 cup onion thinly sliced into half moons

Directions

Preheat a grill pan over medium heat. Brush both sides of the squash/zucchini slices with the oil and sprinkle with the salt and pepper.

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Grill until tender and slightly browned, about 4 minutes per side.

Spread 1/4 cup of the hummus over each piece of bread. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of pine nuts on top. Sprinkle with dried mint leaves.

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Top with slices red pepper, 1/2 cup of the spinach, a few sliced onions.

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Add slices of grilled zucchini.

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Roll each of them up and cut in half on a diagonal. Enjoy!

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Serves 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Categories: Kosher, Recipe, Sandwich, Spinach, Vegetarian, Zucchini | Tags: | Leave a comment

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Let me know what you think of this post, and if you try the recipe, please let me know how it was and any suggestions you have. Thanks, Andrea

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