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Healthy Wrap Recipes – Ideas You Have To Try

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Wraps are some of the easiest meals to make. You can wrap what you have in the fridge in a tortilla or a lettuce leaf, and your delicious meal is ready. And what’s better, you can have a wrap for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Wraps are also easy to carry to work or school. 

And what’s best, there are endless food combinations you can try out. From vegan to keto, and from high-protein to low-calorie, the possibilities are endless!

But even with such versatile meals like wraps, you may still run out of ideas from time to time. That’s why we have collected 21 amazing wrap recipes you can try out. They are all delicious, easy to make, and most importantly, healthy. 

1. Grilled Pesto Chicken Wraps

This wrap recipe calls for chicken prepared in one of the healthiest ways. It calls for rotisserie chicken, i.e. roasting chicken uncovered in the oven or grill. You can cook rotisserie chicken for dinner and use the leftovers to make healthy wraps the following day 

With this said, you can use any leftover chicken you have. 

The star of this flavorful chicken wrap contains pesto. You can make this nutritious sauce yourself or buy healthy commercially manufactured pesto from your local stores. 

This wrap calls for a few other nutrient-packed green ingredients. Avocado for healthy fats and creaminess, artichoke hearts for fiber and folate, and arugula for its high antioxidant content and the pleasant spiciness it adds to the wrap. 

2. Tomato Basil Wrap

Are you looking for a low-calorie wrap idea that is also very delicious and easy to make? Then this tomato basil wrap is what you should try out for your next meal. 

Tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella – a match made in heaven. This is essentially the wrap version of the popular Caprese salad. Though simple and always at hand, these few ingredients create a burst of fresh flavor when wrapped in tortilla wraps. 

To add crunch, this recipe uses mixed leaf salad. The pesto and chopped dill enhance the herby notes while the salt and pepper bring all the flavors together. 

3. Taco Lettuce Wrap 

If you love tacos but the calories they come with are what prevent you from having them for lunch or dinner often, then this taco lettuce wrap is for you. 

Instead of the flour tortillas, tacos are usually made with, this healthy version of the well-loved Mexican food comes in lettuce leaves.

The lettuce wraps make these tacos less calorific, lighter, and healthier. Also, the lettuce wrapping adds some crunch that nicely contrasts with the juicy ground beef filling. 

To keep these lettuce wraps on the healthy side, don’t add too much-shredded cheese on them. You can skip it altogether if cheese is not a must-have taco topping for you. 

4. Chicken and Spinach Tortilla Wrap

If you come across spinach tortillas in your local supermarket, grab them! You can use them to make some healthy wraps that would be perfect for lunch. 

The main ingredients in this wrap are shredded chicken, fresh spinach, and cream cheese. While the latter is not the healthiest ingredient, quality cream cheese is still a good source of vitamin A.

Just spread a small amount of cream cheese on the spinach tortilla and add in the shredded chicken, spinach, and a few added ingredients for a richer flavor, including chopped green chilies, green onions, sour cream. 

If making this wrap super-healthy is not your priority, add some pre-cooked bacon bits into it too. 

5. Chicken Avocado Wrap 

Chicken wraps never get boring, do they? But eating the same combination of ingredients over and over is not fun. To change things up, here’s a healthy chicken avocado wrap recipe you can try out next. 

Easy, healthy, and delicious, this wrap calls for a few basic ingredients – a large tortilla, sliced grilled chicken breast, lettuce, avocado, tomatoes, sour cream, a little bit of shredded cheddar. 

Once you wrap everything in a burrito-size tortilla, place it in a hot pan to melt the cheese, warm up the chicken, and create a nice golden color on the tortilla. 

6. Lentil Panini Wrap 

If you have recently switched to a vegan diet and you miss those meaty wraps and sandwiches, then this lentil panini wrap is certainly something you should try. 

This is a hearty filling wrap with pita bread with delicious lentil patties. Why these wraps reference the famous panini sandwich is because the lentil patties are cooked in a panini press. 

Making these lentil panini wraps does take longer than other wraps in this list. This is because you have to cook the lentils, prep the rest of the ingredients, and then cook the patties.

But the results are certainly worth it. You get flavorful wraps full of protein. 

7. Chicken Gyros 

For those who appreciate Greek cuisine, this chicken gyro is a great option for lunch. While pita is not the healthiest bread, the rest of the ingredients that go into this wrap balance things out. 

To make these chicken gyros, start with the well-loved tzatziki sauce. This is a light and refreshing yogurt sauce with lemon juice, garlic, cumin, and salt and pepper added to your liking.

Then grill your marinated chicken and slice it to be able to use it as a pita filling. 

When it’s lunchtime, spread some tzatziki on the pita flatbread, add in the chicken pieces, and other ingredients for crunch and flavor, including lettuce, onion, cucumber, and cherry tomatoes.

8. Vegan Tortilla Wrap

If you have not yet seen the famous tortilla hack, where have you been? It starts with cutting a slit to the middle of the tortilla and filling each quarter with your favorite ingredients. Then you fold the quarters onto each other and get a triangular-shaped wrap that is easy to toast in a pan and eat.

This vegan tortilla wrap uses mashed avocado, sauteed mushrooms, hummus, and roasted cherry tomatoes drizzled with balsamic sauce. All these ingredients make a healthy wrap with all the nutrients you need to go on with your day. 

9. Egg, Spinach and Feta Breakfast Wrap 

If you like having eggs for breakfast but are tired of eating fried eggs or an omelet in the mornings, then you should certainly give this egg wrap a try. 

Use whole-grain tortillas to make this healthy wrap. Spread some hummus on the tortilla if you like and crumble some feta cheese over it. At this point, you can also add a few sun-dried tomatoes.

To add the eggs, you first need to sauté the ingredients of your choice. This recipe uses onions and mushrooms though you can use other vegetables of your choice. 

When the veggies are cooked, add fresh spinach and eggs. Then place the egg scramble on the tortilla, wrap it up, and enjoy. 

10. Grilled Veggie Wrap

Another easy wrap recipes for when you need to prepare a quick and satiating wrap that you also want to keep meat-free. 

Prepare some sauteed spinach, hummus, mozzarella slices, and sliced tomatoes. Arrange each of the ingredients in a quarter for the tortilla wrap and wrap it in the clockwise direction.

Cook the wrap in a heated pan for a minute on each side until the mozzarella melts. Enjoy this easy, tasty, and healthy wrap for breakfast or lunch. 

11. Thai Peanut Wrap

If all of the wrap ideas above seemed repetitive to you and you have already tried those combinations, then this Asian-inspired veggie wrap is something you should give a try. 

Loaded with shredded cabbage, carrots, bell peppers, and edamame, these wraps are packed with vitamins and minerals. The chopped cilantro and green onions make them more refreshing. 

But what makes these Thai wraps shine is the peanut sauce. Use healthy homemade or store-bought peanut butter to make the sauce.

Drizzle it over the veggies when you have put them on the tortillas. You surely haven’t eaten a veggie wrap this rich and fresh. 

And here’s a tip. Prepare the veggie filling in a large bowl, and have the sauce ready in a mason jar. Whenever you need a quick lunch throughout the week, you can put together a quick and healthy meal. 

12. Sesame Chickpea Lettuce Wraps 

Here’s another idea for a wrap that uses lettuce leaves instead of a tortilla. Perfectly cooked and crispy chickpeas paired with a decadent honey sauce served on a bed of rice and wrapped in crunchy lettuce wraps.

This combination of ingredients is not only super delicious but also healthy. 

Chickpeas are also a great source of protein. So, if you are eating plant-based, this wrap should be on your list. 

13. Crispy Tofu Hummus Wraps 

If tofu is a regular ingredient in your diet, then we highly recommend using it in wraps. It is a great substitute for animal proteins. Tofu is rich in calcium, magnesium, iron, and other minerals. 

Also, as tofu is a good absorber of flavors, you have a lot of options when pairing other ingredients with it.

This wrap uses hummus as a healthy spread and adds lettuce, cucumber, and tomatoes into the whole wheat tortilla wrap. You can also add a few slices of avocado for healthy fats. 

14. Grilled Zucchini Hummus Wrap 

If you have bought a couple of zucchinis from your local market and don’t know what to do with them, try out this healthy wrap recipe. 

You will need to grill the zucchini slices first. Then spread hummus on the tortilla wrap, add in the grilled zucchini and load your wrap with more nutritious foods.

This wrap includes tomatoes, red onion, and kale – a real burst of vitamins. You can also add some cheddar or gouda cheese if you don’t mind the extra calories. 

15. Peanut Chickpea Wraps

It seems like chickpeas are a popular ingredient for meatless wraps. And it’s great because chickpeas are high in protein and fiber. They are also a good source of healthy fatty acids. Also, chickpeas pair well with a range of ingredients. 

This recipe uses coleslaw and shredded carrots for added vitamins and flavor. To tie everything in, it calls for a delicious peanut sauce made with peanut butter, maple syrup, ginger, and a few other ingredients. 

16. Chili Lime Shrimp Wraps

If you like bolder flavors and all those chicken wrap have got boring for you, then this is a recipe you shouldn’t sleep on. 

These shrimp lettuce wraps are colorful, healthy, and refreshing thanks to the lime added to them.

While it may take you longer to prepare these wraps compared to wraps that call for all raw ingredients, the result is certainly worth it. 

17. Grilled Cheeseburger Wrap 

One of the difficult parts about eating healthy is that you have to give up on some of your favorite foods. Luckily, you can recreate many of them and come up with their healthy versions. 

This grilled cheeseburger wrap is a guilt-free pleasure. The filling is lean ground beef and the common fresh burger toppings, including lettuce and onions.

While this recipe various condiments and cheese, the fact that this cheeseburger is a wrap makes it so much less calorific than a regular cheeseburger.

18. Hummus Veggie Wrap

If you are the type of person that never gets tired of hummus, here’s another wrap recipe to add to your favorites. 

Colorful and nutritious, this vegetable wrap is also easy to make. You can use canned beans as a source of protein.

Then add the avocado for healthy fats and vegetables for vitamins and minerals. You can also add rice for complex carbs and to make the wrap more satiating. 

19. Italian Chicken Wrap

This Italian chicken wrap features the winning combination of chicken, lettuce, tomatoes, and parmesan.

These wraps call for grilled chicken which is much healthier than fried chicken. And yet, it has an appetizing charred look which steamed chicken lacks. 

Pick your favorite tortilla wraps and start layering the ingredients – chicken slices, lettuce, tomatoes, pepperoncini peppers, and a few shreds of parmesan. Top all this with Italian dressing for zesty and herbaceous notes. 

20. Rainbow Cabbage Wraps 

If you are on the hunt for a wrap recipe that doesn’t require any cooking, try out these colorful rainbow wraps. 

All you have to do to make them is to chop some veggies – carrots and cucumbers. And cut mangoes and avocados into chunks.

And all these nutrient-packed ingredients should go on red cabbage leaves and be drizzled with tasty peanut sauce.

21. Sweet Thai Chili Shrimp Lettuce Wraps 

Finishing off the list with a wrap featuring a flavorful combination of marinated shrimp, and fresh and crunchy pickled veggies.

You can also add avocados, cashews, and chopped cilantro and green onion to complete the overall flavor of the wraps. 

And all this is served in lettuce leaves for a refreshing turn on tortilla wraps. 

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