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A Simple Recipe for Rainbow Vegetable Wraps

April 19, 2022
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A Simple Recipe for Rainbow Vegetable Wraps

Our Rainbow Vegetable Wraps are bursting with California-grown produce and slathered in a Red Curry Almond Butter Sauce. These vegetable wraps will knock your socks off! While they may look labor-intensive, they are simple to make and completely customizable.

What ingredients are needed to make Rainbow Vegetable Wraps?

We tend to make vegetable wraps like these when we need to clean out the crisper drawer. It’s sort of a bit of meal prep too because I always cut more than we need. That means we have the makings for more wraps or epic salads for days after a prep session.

For the wraps pictured we used Swiss chard, thinly shredded red cabbage and carrots, arugula, red and yellow bell pepper. We also added California avocado slices to the vegetable wraps, because let’s face it, everything is better with avocado!

Rainbow Vegetable Wraps are customizable too!

You can use any large hearty green like Swiss chard, collard, cabbage, or large lettuce leaves for the wrap.

You can fill this wrap with any vegetables you like. Just slice them super thin when prepping.

We wrote the recipe with California almond butter, but any nut or seed butter you have on hand will work.

Like a sauce with more texture? Use chunky nut butter and skip the blending step.

What ingredients are needed to make the Almond Butter & Red Curry Dipping Sauce?

While the hubs and I prefer a spicier dipping sauce our kids don’t. So, this recipe for almond butter and red curry dipping sauce is low on the Scolville scale. Want more heat? Simply add more pepper flakes, a few squirts of hot sauce like Sriracha, or use our hot honey in the sauce.

Like our Almond Butter & Red Curry Sauce? It was inspired by the sauce from This Mess is Ours below!

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One batch of this delightful sauce from This Mess is Ours takes her family from Monday to Friday with ease and is craved by even the pickiest eater in her house! 

Click here for this easy dipping sauce recipe!

A simple hack for using large leafy greens like chard or collards as a wrapper.

Do you find it difficult to actually wrap your raw vegetable wrap like a burrito? We have a few tips!

  1. To remove the tough fibourous stem, simply cut along the sides of the stem with a pairing knife.
  2. If you still find the stem that remains to be too fiborous for your liking try using a vegetable peeler to shave down the stem.
  3. Place large individual leaves inbetween two paper towels then place in the microwave. Cook for 10-15 seconds. This will make the sturdy green just supple enough to roll without too much trouble.

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Rainbow Vegetable Wraps

Rainbow Vegetable Wraps with Almond Butter & Red Curry Sauce

Meg van der Kruik
A simple adaptable recipe for vegetable wraps with a delightful dipping sauce.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine American, Asian
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

For the Rainbow Vegetable Wrap assembly

  • 1 bunch large, sturdy leafy greens Swiss chard, collards, cabbage, or large lettuce leaves
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 cup thinly shredded red cabbage
  • 1 any color, bell pepper sliced thin
  • 1 avocado thinly sliced

For the Almond Butter & Red Curry Dipping Sauce

  • 1 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/4 cup canned, full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons unseasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce Tamari or coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons roasted sesame or peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 teaspoons Thai red curry paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Instructions
 

To make the Almond Butter & Red Curry Dipping Sauce

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add salt to taste if necessary.

To make the wrap

  • Remove any fibrous stem from the leafy green wrap and place large individual leaves in between two paper towels then place in the microwave. Cook for 10-15 seconds.
    This will make the sturdy green just supple enough to roll without too much trouble.
  • Spread a thin amount of the Almond Butter & Red Curry Dipping Sauce on the center of the prepared leafy green.
  • Layer on the hearty ingredients then top those toppings with softer, more tender ingredients.
  • Wrap in the same way you would a burrito. Serve immediately with dipping sauce.

Notes

A note about the sauce:

Sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, and bring back to room temperature before using.
Keyword arugula, avocado, bell peppers, cabbage, Carrot, red cabbage, swiss chard, vegetable wraps
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