Rainbow Roll-Ups

Rainbow Roll-UpsYou will need

1/2 cup hummus or bean dip (store-bought or homemade)

4 whole-wheat tortillas

2 carrots, grated

4 lettuce leaves, 1/2 cup baby spinach leaves, or 1/2 of a 5-ounce container of sprouts

Optional: Add thin sticks of cucumber or red bell pepper before rolling.

Directions

  1. Spread hummus or bean spread thinly on tortillas, and then add carrots and lettuce, spinach, or sprouts. Roll up each tortilla.
  2. Eat whole or secure with five evenly placed toothpicks, and slice into five individual rolls (one toothpick per roll).
  3. Serve Rainbow Roll-Ups immediately or cover lightly and store in the refrigerator for several hours. Bring them to room temperature for the best flavor. Do not store roll-ups longer than one day.

Per Serving (makes five four-piece servings)

122 calories

2.8 g fat

0.3 g saturated fat

18% calories from fat

0 mg cholesterol

5 g protein

20.6 g carbohydrate

1.5 g sugar

4.9 g fiber

251 mg sodium

27 mg calcium

2 mg iron

2.1 mg vitamin C

1424 mcg beta-carotene

0.4 mg vitamin E

Source: The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine