If you are craving something crunchy and spicy but don't want to load up on some serious chip and salsa calories, try these refreshing, cooling chard wraps. Please your palate with a rainbow of phytonutrients and zingy dipping sauce, which transforms these raw veggies into a scrumptious snack.
See recipe for cooling chard wraps.
Adapted from: Vegetarian Times Ingredients Spicy Lime-Ginger Dipping Sauce Chard Wraps Directions Makes 8 wraps.
Vegetable Chard Wraps With Spicy Lime-Ginger Dipping Sauce
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons tahini
1 tablespoon brown rice syrup
1 1/2 teaspoon nama shoyu
1/2 lime, zest and juice
2 teaspoons minced ginger
1/2 minced jalapeño, seed and vein removed
4 rainbow chard or romaine lettuce leaves, cut in half vertically, stems removed
1-2 carrots, cut in matchsticks
1 beet, cut in matchsticks
1/2 cup sweet bell peppers, cut in matchsticks
1/2 bunch chives, cut in 3-inch pieces
Fresh basil leaves
Fresh mint leaves
Adapted from: Vegetarian Times
Spicy Lime-Ginger Dipping Sauce
Makes 8 wraps.
Nutritional Source: Calorie Count