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Quinoa Harvest Wraps

Total time:

15 min

Prep time:

n/a

Cook time:

15 min

Quinoa Harvest Wraps

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Summer meets fall in this yummy wrap with a Southwestern spin. California Avocados offer the scrumptious center, making every bite hearty, creamy and satisfying.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

1 tsp. canola oil
1 small onion, diced
1/2 Red bell pepper, diced
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
1 Serrano or jalepeno pepper, finely diced
1/2 cup fresh sweet corn
2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
1 cup cooked quinoa
1/2 cup diced fresh tomatoes
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 tsp. cumin
1/2 lime, juiced
As needed Salt and pepper to taste
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded, and quartered *
4 whole grain tortillas
1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. Heat skillet over medium heat. Add canola oil, onions, peppers (all), corn and garlic. Sauté 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat and place pepper mixture in large bowl. Add cooked quinoa, tomatoes, cilantro, cumin, lime juice, salt and pepper. Mix gently.
  3. Over the center of each tortilla, spread a quarter of an avocado. Add 1/4 of mixture to center of each tortilla. Sprinkle cheese over top and roll into a wrap. Cut in half to serve.

* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving


*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Jen Haugen of jenhaugen.com

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