Diabetic & Heart Healthy
Wrap up some down-home Southern flavor with these tasty Southern Veggie Wraps. Lima beans, black-eyed peas and okra are spiced up with a dash of hot sauce for a delicious vegetarian wrap that is under 250 calories.
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 small red onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
4 ears corn, kernels cut off and cobs discarded
2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped
1 cup baby lima beans
1 cup canned black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
1/2 lb okra, cut into 1/3-inch slices
3/4 lb (1 pint) cherry tomatoes, halved
3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar, or to taste
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1 Tbsp hot sauce, or to taste
1/8 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
8 flour tortillas (6-inch diameter)
- In a skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until softened. Add garlic and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Stir in corn, jalapeños, lima beans, black-eyed peas, okra and tomatoes and cook, stirring, until vegetables are tender, about 7 minutes. Stir in vinegar, basil, hot sauce, salt and black pepper to taste.
- Lay the tortillas on a flat surface. Fill the tortillas with the vegetable mixture. Roll and serve.
Serving size: 1 wrap
Per Serving: Calories: 225 Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 290mg Carbohydrates: 38g Fiber: 7g Protein: 7g
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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017
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