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Mexican Quinoa Wraps

Quinoa adds a tasty texture to sandwich wraps. These wraps pair quinoa with Mexican flavors to make a delicious lunch to eat at home or on the go. Once your family tastes them, they’ll become a favorite.

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Mexican Quinoa Wraps

Mexican Quinoa Wraps

Quinoa adds a tasty texture to sandwich wraps. These wraps pair quinoa with Mexican flavors to make a delicious lunch to eat at home or on the go. Once your family tastes them, they’ll become a favorite.

  • Author: Norann Oleson
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Category: Entrées

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups water
  • 15 ounces black beans (canned or cooked)
  • 7 ounces corn (fresh, cooked or frozen, thawed)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 chili, chopped, seeds removed (optional)
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • Vegetable oil
  • Barbecue sauce
  • Wraps (regular or gluten-free)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Guacamole
  • Sour cream (vegan or regular)

Instructions

  1. Bring the water to a boil, stir in the quinoa and simmer 15 minutes until cooked. Drain and set aside.
  2. While the quinoa cooks, peel and chop the onion, and seed and dice the chili and red pepper.
  3. Heat a sauce pan and add a little bit of oil. Transfer the onion, chili, and red pepper and sauté for about 5 minutes until they begin to soften.
  4. Add the corn and sauté a minute to warm. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Spread a serving of the quinoa onto a wrap, followed by the vegetable mixture, beans, guacamole, and sour cream. Add a spoonful of barbecue sauce if desired. Repeat with remaining wraps. Roll up and serve.

Have you tried this recipe? It’s so easy and so fresh with a bowl of chips—please tell us how it turned out for you.

 

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