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Asian-Flavored Quinoa Wraps

Asian flavored quinoa wraps

Once you have the cooked quinoa on hand, these delectable Asian-flavored wraps come together very quickly. Photos by Rachael Braun. Recipe contributed by Wendy Polisi, reprinted from Cooking Quinoa. 

Makes: 4 wraps

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 3 tablespoons vegan mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce of your choice (such as Sriracha), more or less to taste
  • Reduced-sodium soy sauce or tamari to taste
  • 1 scallion, thinly sliced
  • 4 large (10-inch) wraps, preferably whole grain
  • 3 cups or so arugula, baby spinach, or mixed baby greens
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1 large carrot, grated or finely diced (or 1 cup pregrated carrot)

Combine the cooked quinoa, vegan mayonnaise, rice vinegar, hot sauce, and scallions in a mixing bowl and stir together well. Drizzle in a little soy sauce, just enough to add subtle flavor.

Asian flavored quinoa wraps recipe

Dollop 1/2 cup of the quinoa mixture onto center of the wrap and top with a good handful of the greens, a quarter of the avocado, and a quarter of the carrots. Roll and cut in half.

Repeat with remaining wraps. Pass around additional soy sauce and/or hot sauce for individual servings.

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    Shayne Train
    April 11, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    This looks yummy! I’m always looking for lunch ideas. I just wanted to let you know, though, that I couldn’t pin it on Pinterest. I believe there’s something in the way the image displays that it can’t copy it. It would be great to fix this — that way I could share the recipe and your site with everyone.

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    May 2, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    Hi Shayne — sorry for the delayed response! We are working on fixing the Pinterest issue, as quite a number of readers have pointed this out. Thanks so much for your input!

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    January 29, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    Looks good! How about a print button? I don’t pinterest, and I hate when people post recipes on Facebook.

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      January 29, 2014 at 12:41 pm

      Amelia, the VegKitchen site is being repaired with a new design, and there will definitely be a print button! Perhaps a few more days … thanks for your interest and please do come back!

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    Grace simwamu
    February 24, 2014 at 5:53 pm

    This looks yummy lam going to try this

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    teresita cruz
    February 24, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    i love it…..looks delicious and must try it..please send more recipes..thanks

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    February 25, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Looking good

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    Fennec Fox
    April 2, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    One bite and I was amazed. You guys have to try this for the quinoa sauce alone. Wow.

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      April 6, 2014 at 9:33 pm

      Thanks so much, glad you enjoyed this!

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    April 19, 2014 at 3:11 pm

    This wrap looked delicious so I decided to try it….. I didnt have avocados so I added tomatoes and this wrap is amazing! My husband is not vegan and loved it. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED and super easy

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      April 20, 2014 at 9:13 am

      So glad you enjoyed this … it really is a yummy wrap, and so flexible.

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    March 24, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    I am not a mayo fan….any suggestions on something else to use?

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      March 24, 2015 at 6:24 pm

      Jennifer, this recipe is eminently flexible, so I’d say just use 3 T of your favorite salad dressing. Enjoy!

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    July 17, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    Great recipe! I made this for my vegan friend when she came over for lunch and it was a big hit for everyone! We did a home-made vegan mayonnaise and that made it even tastier!

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      July 18, 2016 at 3:42 pm

      So happy that you and your friend enjoyed this, Cayla!

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