Monday, September 2, 2013

Avocado Chicken Quinoa & Vegetable Lettuce Wraps

These wraps are a light & refreshing meal that are sure to satisfy, especially in this exhausting heat. You could simply just use the filling as a side even. Yet, I think add the wrap is a good way to amp a meal up and great way to make it a meal. This combination is bursting with flavor and texture, all the while packing in a ton of nutrients, it's a win win in my opinion. Also, easy for travel and can assemble on your picnic in the mountains are snacks at the beach. 

Avocado Chicken Quinoa & Vegetable Lettuce Wraps4-6 servings
4-6 romaine lettuce leaves
1 cup raw quinoa or 2 cups cooked
1/2 bell pepper, chopped
1 tomato, diced
1/2 cup corn
1 chicken breast, cooked & chopped
1 avocado
1 lime
1/4 cup cilantro
1/2 tablespoon vinegar
1 tsp chili powder
salt & pepper
If desired roast corn in a pan until charred. Cook chicken with basic seasoning & dice. Use leftover quinoa or cook (2 to 1 ratio). Chop all the vegetables and place everything in a bowl. Drizzle sauce over the mix & toss to coat well. Serve immediately or cool as a side or with romaine lettuce leaves.

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