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Cranberry Quinoa Crunch Lettuce Wraps

This cranberry quinoa crunch lettuce wrap is a sure fire way to get your grains, protein and satisfy a sweet tooth for lunch, dinner, or as a snack.
By Carolyng Gomes

Cranberry Quinoa Crunch Lettuce Wraps

Cranberry Quinoa Crunch Lettuce Wraps
 
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Crunchy, salty, sweet and portable, these lettuce wraps will keep you satisfied wherever you take them because, you know, they are wraps!
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Recipe Type: Side
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 cup of Quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons of Dried Cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon of Sunflower Seeds
  • 3 leaves of lettuce (large is best)
  • Coarse Sea Salt
  • Black Pepper
Instructions
  1. Warm quinoa on the stove top or in the microwave to take off the chill of the fridge, or use fresh quinoa.
  2. Mix quinoa, dried cranberries and sunflower seeds. Toss to combine. Season with coarse sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper.
  3. Using one lettuce leaf at a time, spoon about two – five tablespoons (depending on size of leaf) of the quinoa mixture and place at the base.
  4. Roll up the leaf by folding in the side first, then rolling up.
  5. Place rolls seam side down on a plate and repeat the process with the remaining quinoa and wraps.

Carolyng Gomes

Carolyng Gomes

Carolyng loves to eat, loves to cook and loves to eat more. To her a recipe is more a list of suggestions, saving time doesn’t mean sacrificing on flavor and when in doubt, a splash or two (well, a nice pour) of wine never hurts. Welcome to her Cocina Latina, where South American and Latin fusion dishes are always on the menu.

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Originally Published: February 18, 2013

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