“You are what you eat” is by far the truest statement. Evidently, eating healthy keeps you fit. Breakfast – being the first day of the meal should have high health benefits. Speaking of ‘healthy’, the biggest misconception is that – healthy food is not delicious. Here we will pop this bubble of myth. There are several healthy dishes that will leave you in awe as soon as you take the first bite. Discussing all the delicacies is a task in the long run; therefore, here in this blog, we will discuss just one – Mexican Wraps. Mexican food is renowned for its luscious taste, and when filled with vegetables, it also contributes to a health factor.
Vegetarian Mexican wraps are not only yummy and healthy but also have a relatively easy recipe. Stride along this blog to discover the lip-smacking Mexican wrap recipe.
Recipe of Mexican Wrap
Every person has a different taste and thus prepares delicacies with other recipes. Taking this into consideration, we have curated the basic list of ingredients. You can opt for the vegetable you like.
Note: – Keep in mind that replacing ingredients with their substitutes or leaving out veggies will result in a slight change in the taste.
Now, without any more delay, let’s get straight to the delicious Mexican wrap recipe.
Preparation Time – Time is taken to chop the vegetables (approximately 15 minutes)
Cook Time – 55 minutes
Serves – 4 People
Breakfast is the quintessential meal of the day. Your mood and activeness for the whole day depending on what you eat as the first meal of the day. Therefore, it is vital to start your day with something healthy.
Here we have mentioned the list of ingredients to prepare a lip-smacking Mexican wrap.
Ingredients for wraps
- 400 grams of Black beans
- 400 grams of Red kidney beans
- 400 grams of chopped tomatoes
- 1 sliced onion
- One pack of tortilla
Ingredients for the spice mix
- One tablespoon of ground cumin
- One tablespoon of smoked paprika
- One tablespoon of cayenne pepper
- One tablespoon of dried oregano
- Salt (according to your taste)
- Orient Asian’s red chilli paste (according to your taste)
Other add-ons to include for a delicious Mexican recipe
- Cherry tomatoes
- Grated Cheese
- Greek yoghurt
- Mixed leaves
Instructions To Cook Easy Mexican Wrap
Now that you have all the ingredients, follow the below mentioned instructions to prepare the luscious vegetarian Mexican wraps.
Preparation of Spicy Vegetable Mix
The first step is to prepare the vegetable mix. First, chop all the vegetables and heat a pan at a low flame. Once the pan is heated, add one tablespoon of oil and let it heat. After the oil is heated, add chopped onions to the pan and stir fry till they turn tender. After a minute or two, you will see that the onions have turned to a slight pink-brown colour, at this point add other chopped vegetables – black beans, red kidney beans, diced tomatoes. Stir and fry the vegetables until they are tender (approx 30 minutes).
Then add Orient Asian’s red chilli paste to the vegetable, sprinkle salt as per your taste and let the veggies cook in the sauce for five minutes.
Prepare the Tortilla
Once your veggie mix is prepared for the vegetarian Mexican wraps, the next step is to prepare the tortilla. You can either purchase a pre-made tortilla packet from any store or prepare it by mixing corn and wheat flour. Then add water and knead it till it turns into a soft dough. Once the dough is prepared, cut the dough into medium-sized pieces and flatten them evenly with a roller. Once done, heat the tortilla in the microwave till it turns slightly brown.
Enjoy the Mexican Wrap
This last step to preparing Mexican wrap is pretty simple. Take the warm tortilla, spread chilli paste as per your taste on it then add your vegetable mix. Add the vertical at the centre of the tortilla and then wrap around the tortilla.
Voila! Your luscious Mexican wrap is complete. Now, if you wish you can heat the wrap in a pan to close it firmly and give the Mexican wrap a crunchy taste.
Note: – if you want to add more veggies to your vegetarian Mexican wraps, you can opt for them from the add-ons ingredients list.
The Nutritional Value of Mexican Wrap per serving (according to an adult’s preference)
Mexican Wrap: Health Benefits
Mexican wraps are one of the most healthy breakfast delicacies. Since the wrap is loaded with vegetables, the health benefits are definitely worth it. On top of that, even tortillas are rich in fibre proteins and Vitamins.
Therefore, we have listed the top health benefits of vegetarian Mexican Wraps: –
- Tortillas are a great source of fibre and unlike cereals, it does not promote weight gain.
- Eating Mexican wraps as your breakfast enriches your body with folic acid and calcium. Furthermore, these nutrients strengthen the bones.
- Rich in vegetables, Mexican wrap is a great source of energy and Vitamin B- complex.
- Mexican Wraps also lower your proteins, fats and cholesterol
- If you add avocados to your Mexican wrap, then it can also lower the symptoms of arthritis.
- Lastly, eating vegetarian Mexican wraps also aids in clear and beautiful skin.
From the above-mentioned benefits, it is quite clear that Mexican Wrap is a great way to stay healthy while also tantalising the taste buds.
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