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Recipes with Zerlina Mastin

April 16, 2018

A very colourful and flavourful lunch that is quick and easy to prepare!  This recipe not only contains a good source of protein and healthy fats, these wraps also provide a good dose of iron. Bell peppers contain vitamin C which optimizes iron absorption. A great combo for optimizing energy and stamina!

 

SPINACH, HUMMUS AND

BELL PEPPER WRAPS

Serves 2

 

Ingredients

2 large wholegrain tortilla wraps, ½ cup hummus, 1 red bell pepper, 1 cup of spinach, ¼ cup of feta cheese

 

Method

  • Spread each tortilla wrap with ¼ cup of hummus, leaving approximately ½ inch border around the edge.

  • Chop the bell pepper and divide evenly between the wraps.

  • Down the centre of the wrap, add the pepper, spinach and feta cheese

  • Fold the top and bottom edges of the wrap over, rotate the tortilla and roll up from the bottom.

  • Cut each wrap in half and serve!

  • Additions include tomato salsa or red onion.

 

Note: Tea and coffee contain tannins, which reduce the amount of iron absorbed from food. Avoid drinking tea or coffee with a meal (wait half an hour or so).  

The next recipe by Zerlina will be released on Monday 23rd April 2018

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