Lamb and Tabouleh Wrap
Let’s add a healthy springtime twist on this traditional Lebanese tabouleh recipe. Lean lamb strips are added to tabouleh which features predominantly bulgur, parleys, green onions, tomatoes, cucumber, chickpeas, low-fat yogurt, and seasoned with grated lemon rind, lemon juice, fresh mint and sumac. This delicious healthy snack filling which encompasses bulgur salad and lamb strips is then rolled and wrapped in lavash bread slices.
Prep time: 35 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
(Make 8 wraps)
Healthy Recipes Amount Per Wrap: 311 Calories, 48 g. Carbohydrates, 7.7 g. Dietary Fiber, 4.9 g. Fat, 1.4 g. Saturated Fat
- 1 cup of water
- 1/2 cup of bulgur
- 1 can (11 oz.) of chickpeas, rinsed, drained
- 1/3 cup of low-fat yogurt
- 1 tsp. of finely grated lemon rind
- 1 Tbsp. of lemon juice
- 3 green onions, thinly sliced
- 2 medium tomatoes (12 oz.), seeded, finely chopped
- 1 lebanese cucumber (4 oz.), seeded, finely chopped
- 1 cup of coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
- 1/2 cup of coarsely chopped fresh mint
- 1 Tbsp. of lemon juice, extra
- 8.5 oz. of lean lamb strips
- 2 Tbsp. of sumac
- 8 slices lavash bread
- In a small-size bowl, combine the water and bulgur then let stand about 30 minutes. Drain and squeeze bulgur with hands to remove excess water.
- Meanwhile, Using a blender or food processor, process the chickpeas, yogurt, rind and juice until hummus is sooth.
- In a large-size bowl, combine the bulgur, onion, tomato, cucumber and herbs, add the extra juice, toss gently until tabouleh is combined.
- Toss the lamb in sumac, cook, in batches, on heated lightly oiled grill plate (or grilled or barbecue) until browned and cooked as desired.
- To serve, spread the hummus equally over half of each slice of the bread, top with equal amounts of lamb and tabouleh, roll to enclose filling. Cut into pieces, if desired.
|Sumac, a purple-red astringent spice, can be teamed with almost anything – from fish to meat. It is also great sprinkled over vegetables. You can find sumac at any Middle-Eastern food store.|
Source : Women’s Weekly
Recipe Under : 300 to 400 Calories - Grilling