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Collard Greens Salad Wrap with Beetroot Chickpea Mash

A excessive plant-protein rainbow salad that you could seize and go! This collard inexperienced wrap is a brilliant simple and quick meal that is filled with numerous veggies in addition to flavors. It is good for the approaching sizzling summer season days if you’d crave one thing recent and lightweight but nonetheless nourishing.

This colourful and attention-grabbing wrap is sort of a no-cook and no-heat meal! The one “cooking” half is blanching the collard inexperienced leaves to make them extra versatile, all the remainder of the substances are saved uncooked besides canned chickpeas, that are already cooked after all.

I made a beetroot and chickpea mash as a major protein supply for this wrap. It’s vibrant, earthy, and hearty, with a secret taste carry from Gordon Ramsay’s well-known herb duo – mint and coriander! I’ve heard him repeat this herb combo so many instances on completely different cooking exhibits and you already know what, it’s certainly so good! It is a type of one plus one larger than two eventualities, the 2 herbs actually praise one another and elevate the flavour to a brand new degree.

In case you love tofu, take a look at the different model of my collard inexperienced wrap that makes use of tofu pores and skin. In case you do this recipe please tag me on Instagram and Tiktok I would actually like to see your creations! ^^


*makes two wraps

6 massive collard inexperienced leaves

1 massive cucumber, thinly sliced

1 massive carrot, thinly sliced

1 candy bell pepper, sliced

1 avocado, sliced

Home made mayo as wanted

Furikake flakes, non-compulsory

For the Beetroot Chickpea mash-

1 15 oz can chickpea

1 medium beetroot, about 2 cups grated

1/2 purple onion, finely diced

1 purple candy apple, finely diced

Handful of mint leaves and coriander leaves, about 1 tablespoon every chopped

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

2-3 tablespoon selfmade mayo

Juice of 1/2 lemon


– Make the beetroot chickpea mash first, rinse and drain the chickpeas properly, switch into a large bowl, coarsely mash with a potato masher or a fork, leaving some texture;

– Peel and finely grate the beetroot, add to the bowl, together with the diced purple onions, apples, mint and coriander leaves, Dijon mustard, selfmade mayo, and lemon juice, stir to combine evenly, put aside;

– Slice the cucumber and carrot into lengthy and skinny ribbons with a peeler, and slice the yellow bell pepper and avocado;

– Carry a large pot of water to boil, a wider pot could be simpler to suit the big collard inexperienced leaves however use no matter pot you bought;

– Blanch the collard greens for about 1 minute, then instantly rinse beneath chilly water to cease cooking, pat dry;

– Trim off the thick stems, and use 3 leaves for every wrap, line them up and have about half of the leaves overlapping one another;

– Unfold a thick layer of beetroot chickpea mash, about half of the combination, on the leaves, press down evenly;

– Place on high a layer of cucumber ribbons, drizzle on some selfmade mayo and furikake, then add a layer of carrot ribbons, drizzle on extra selfmade mayo;

– Add the sliced pepper and avocado of the underside finish of the leaves, and begin rolling up as tightly as doable, as you roll the leaves up, fold within the two sides as you go;

– Roll all the best way to the top and kind a giant “burrito” form, slice in half, repeat the method to make the opposite wrap;

– Serve instantly, take pleasure in!

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