10 Great Recipes for Delicious Wraps

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Wraps are the culinary world’s answer to delicious, versatile, and often health-conscious meals to eat on the go or savor leisurely. Read on for great recipes for wraps. 

Wraps are the culinary world’s answer to delicious, versatile, and often health-conscious meals that can be enjoyed on the go or savored leisurely. Whether you need a quick lunch, a picnic-friendly snack, or a light dinner, wraps are an excellent choice. They can be customized to suit any palate, dietary restriction, or craving, making them a staple in kitchens worldwide. From the zesty flavors of the Mediterranean to the hearty fillings found in American classics, let’s unwrap the secrets to creating some great recipes for delicious wraps.

Wraps are a great meal option. Photo courtesy iStock by Getty Images

1.    Mediterranean Chickpea Wrap

For a taste of the Mediterranean, try a chickpea wrap filled with vibrant flavors and healthy ingredients. Start by mashing a can of drained chickpeas in a bowl, mixing in diced cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, and a handful of chopped parsley. Dress the mixture with olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Spread some hummus on a whole-grain tortilla, add the chickpea mixture, and top with crumbled feta cheese and a drizzle of tahini. Roll up the tortilla tightly, slice it in half, and you’ve got a refreshing and satisfying meal that’s as nutritious as it is delicious.

Try a Mediterranean Chickpea Wrap with vegetables and hummus with chickpeas. Photo by gkrphoto via iStock by Getty Images

2.    Chicken Gyros

For a Greek-inspired wrap that’s sure to please, look no further than lecremedelacrumb.com‘s gyros. Making gyros involves a simple process that begins with preparing a marinade by mixing all the ingredients. The chicken is then immersed in this marinade, covered, and refrigerated for at least 30 minutes to enhance its flavor. Meanwhile, a cucumber salad is prepared by combining those ingredients and setting it aside. Once the chicken has marinated, it’s cooked on a preheated grill or skillet for 5 to 6 minutes on each side until done. The gyros are assembled by layering lettuce, cooked chicken, cucumber salad, feta cheese, and tzatziki sauce on pita bread, which is folded or rolled before serving.

Chicken gyros with vegetables, french fries, and tzatziki sauce. Photo by ALLEKO via iStock by Getty Images

3.    Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

For a lighter option that doesn’t skimp on flavor, Asian chicken lettuce wraps are a must-try. Begin by cooking ground chicken in a pan with minced garlic, ginger, and a touch of sesame oil until fully cooked. Stir in finely chopped water chestnuts, green onions, and a sauce made from soy sauce, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, and a hint of honey. Allow the mixture to simmer until it’s rich and flavorful. Spoon the chicken mixture into leaves of butter lettuce, top with julienned carrots and fresh cilantro leaves, and enjoy a crunch-filled wrap that’s both wholesome and hearty.

Chicken lettuce wraps are a healthy alternative. Photo by freeskyline via iStock by Getty Images

4.    California Turkey Club Wrap

A California turkey club wrap is perfect for those craving something more familiar but with a twist. Lay out a large spinach tortilla and spread a thin layer of mayonnaise and Dijon mustard across the surface. Next, layer on slices of deli turkey, crispy bacon, avocado slices, tomato, and lettuce. For an extra kick, add a few slices of pepper jack cheese. Roll up the tortilla tightly, ensuring all the fillings are snugly wrapped. Slice in half and serve for a wrap that’s as satisfying as it is colorful.

5.    Veggie Rainbow Wrap with Peanut Sauce

Try a veggie rainbow wrap with a flavorful peanut sauce for a vegetarian option that’s far from boring. Begin by thinly slicing red cabbage, bell peppers, carrots, and cucumber. Toss the vegetables in a light dressing of rice vinegar, sesame oil, and a pinch of sugar. Spread a whole wheat tortilla with a thick layer of peanut sauce (a blend of peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, honey, and grated ginger works wonders), add the dressed veggies, and top with fresh cilantro and crushed peanuts. Roll up the tortilla and enjoy a wrap that’s crunchy, creamy, and packed with flavor.

Veggie wraps are a colorful, delicious, and nutritious option for wraps. Photo by rebeccafondren via iStock by Getty Images

6.    Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Wraps

These buffalo cauliflower wraps are a crowd-pleaser for a vegetarian twist on a spicy classic. Begin by tossing cauliflower florets in flour, garlic powder, and water, then bake until crispy. Once out of the oven, drench them in your favorite buffalo sauce. Spread a generous amount of blue cheese dressing on a large flour tortilla, add a layer of crisp lettuce, and then pile on the spicy cauliflower. Top with thinly sliced carrots and celery for a refreshing crunch. Roll up the tortilla, slice, and serve for a spicy, tangy, and utterly satisfying meal.

7.    BBQ Jackfruit Wraps

Jackfruit has a remarkable ability to mimic the texture of pulled pork, making it a fantastic option for vegetarian BBQ wraps. Sauté canned jackfruit (that’s been drained and shredded) with onions and garlic until slightly browned. Add your favorite BBQ sauce and simmer until the jackfruit is tender and flavorful. Spread a bit of coleslaw on a whole wheat tortilla, then add a generous helping of the BBQ jackfruit. A sprinkle of shredded cheddar cheese adds a nice touch if you like. Roll everything up tightly, serve, and watch even the most skeptical meat lovers be amazed.

8.    Thai Peanut Chicken Wraps

The vibrant flavors of Thai cuisine inspire these wraps. Start by cooking thinly sliced chicken breast in a mix of soy sauce, peanut butter, lime juice, honey, and grated ginger until fully cooked and coated in the sauce. Layer mixed greens, sliced red bell pepper, shredded carrots, and cooked chicken on a large tortilla. Drizzle with extra peanut sauce and sprinkle with chopped peanuts and fresh cilantro. This wrap offers a delightful mix of savory, sweet, and crunchy elements wrapped up in a handy, delicious package.

9.    Mediterranean Falafel Wraps

Falafel wraps are a staple in Mediterranean cuisine, known for their hearty fillings and rich flavors. Wrap warm falafel balls with hummus, diced tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, and red onion in a soft pita bread. Add a generous dollop of tzatziki sauce and a sprinkle of feta cheese for creaminess. A few leaves of fresh spinach or lettuce add a nice crunch. The combination of spicy falafel with cool, creamy tzatziki makes this wrap a refreshing yet filling meal.

Falafel wrap. Photo by rez-art via iStock by Getty Images

10. Smoked Salmon and Avocado Wraps

For elegance and simplicity, smoked salmon wraps are a go-to. Spread cream cheese on a spinach tortilla, then layer on slices of smoked salmon, thinly sliced avocado, and cucumber. Add a sprinkle of capers and a dash of dill for an extra burst of flavor. Roll up the tortilla tightly, ensuring the fillings are well-distributed. Slice and serve for a sophisticated and bursting wrap with a harmonious blend of flavors.

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Creating Delicious Wraps

These wrap recipes showcase this humble dish’s incredible versatility and global appeal. Whether you’re drawn to the rich flavors of Greek gyros, the fresh crunch of Asian chicken lettuce wraps, or the hearty goodness of a California turkey club, there’s a wrap for every taste and occasion. So next time you’re pondering what to make for a quick and tasty meal, remember that the possibilities are endless with just a tortilla and a little creativity.

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10 Great Recipes for Delicious Wraps