These deeply satisfying warm wraps are equally good when served cold. Try them as a lunch time meal. Simply allow the vegetables to fully cool before constructing the wrap.

These deeply satisfying warm wraps are equally good when served cold. Try them as a lunch time meal. Simply allow the vegetables to fully cool before constructing the wrap.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1 green pepper, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1 small courgette, cut into strips
  • 1 small yellow squash, seeded and cut into strips
  • 185 g (6 oz) cherry tomatoes
  • 1 – 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 225 g (8 oz) hummus
  • 4 tortillas, warmed
  • 125 g (4 oz) baby spinach leaves, washed and dried

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 220’C (425/7 Gas).
  • In a bowl, combine the oil, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Lay all the vegetables in an oiled roasting tin, pour in the oil mixture and toss, taking care to coat each strip.
  • Bake, turning once, until the vegetables are slightly charred and tender, about 40 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with a little balsamic vinegar to taste.
  • Cool slightly, the vegetables should be warm, not hot.
  • Spread the hummus on the warmed tortillas, lay the raw spinach on the hummus and top with the roasted vegetables.
  • Roll up the tortillas and tuck in the ends.
  • Serve immediately.

Variations

Warm Roast Aubergine Wrap

  • Prepare the basic recipe, replacing the courgette and squash with 1 aubergine, which has been cut into strips, salted, allowed to stand and patted dry.

Indonesian Wrap

  • Prepare the basic recipe, using 1 tablespoon soya sauce in place of the balsamic vinegar and spreading the tortillas with peanut dressing in place of hummus.
  • See Vegan Gado Gado for making your own peanut dressing

High-Protein Mediterranean Wrap

  • Prepare the basic recipe, adding half a soya-based “chicken” cutlet or sliced smoked or flavoured tempeh, to each wrap.
  • Cook the cutlet or tempeh according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

“Mozzarella” Mediterranean Wrap

  • Prepare the basic recipe, adding 4 slices Mozzarella-style dairy-free “cheese” to each wrap.
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