Chipotle Hummus Collard Wraps


We are always on the lookout for healthy, easy lunch options that require minimum preparation. These collard wraps definitely fit the bill. They are packed with cholesterol-lowering ingredients, healthy protein, and essential amino acids. They are also excellent for digestion! We recommend making a batch of chipotle hummus and a pot of quinoa on Sunday. You then have the staple ingredients to make collard wrap lunches all week!

Chipotle Hummus

  • 2 15oz cans chickpeas/garbanzo beans (drain 1 can, reserve 1/3 cup liquid from other can)
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1.5 tbsp adobo sauce
  • 4 tbsp tahini
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  1. Combine all ingredients (including 1/3 cup chickpea liquid from can) in food processor or blender.
  2. Process ingredients until smooth.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Collard Wraps with Chipotle Hummus

  • 4 large collard leaves
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • 6 baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chipotle hummus (recipe above)
  1. Prepare quinoa according to package directions. (Be sure to rinse before cooking!)
  2. Assemble veggies- slice avocado, tomatoes, and carrots. Chop off stem ends from collard leaves.
  3. Assemble wraps by spreading hummus over wrap, followed by quinoa, tomatoes, carrots and avocado.
  4. Wrap up and enjoy! Serves 2-4 (depending on hunger level).

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  1. hey_im_kate says:

    This looks amazing! I’ve always wanted to try making hummus at home, but it looks so difficult. I’ll definitely have to try this recipe. Also, I love how you added quinoa to the wraps – such a well balanced meal!


  2. […] and protein via the nut butter (minus the nutrient-lacking white bread). If you’ve never tried collard wraps before, pick up a bunch of collard leaves next time you’re at the grocery store. I store the leaves […]

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