On days when you open your fridge and face random leftovers and odds and ends. Don’t panic. Grab some tortillas! That’s how these cauliflower veggie wraps came about, after all. With leftover BBQ cauliflower wings (or Buffalo cauliflower for those who prefer a bit of spice) and some salad veggies, these wraps are simple to prepare, tasty, and make for a quick and easy vegan lunch!
The cauliflower wings are sweet, savory, sticky, saucy, and perfect for pairing with fresh and crunchy salad veggies like lettuce and tomatoes. Even better, there are oodles of ways to adjust the wraps to what you have lingering in your crisper drawer. Cucumber, avocado, red onion, and red cabbage… there’s no end to flavor combinations you can make with this cauliflower veggie wrap recipe!
By relying on the salad veggies you already have, these vegan salad wraps are very budget-friendly while still packed with healthful nutrients. They’re also proudly child-approved—perfect for vegan lunch boxes! Here are more kid-friendly dishes to explore that are ready in under 30 minutes!
If you’re making them specifically with this recipe in mind, we highly recommend using smaller florets so that you can stuff more into the veggie wraps.
2) Then, rinse and dry the vegetables.
3) Slice the tomato and lettuce.
You can use whole leaves in the wraps or shred them to create more body in the veggie wraps.
4) Spread a layer of BBQ sauce over the tortillas, and then add the lettuce, tomato slices, and cauliflower bites.
5) Roll the wrap, lifting the bottom first, then folding the sides in on themselves.
If you want to make more of a burrito wrap for a vegan lunch box, first fold in both bottom ends before the sides. Next, wrap it in foil or parchment paper, then slice it in half in the middle. The foil/ parchment with help hold the vegan wraps together if you aren’t eating them immediately.
Enjoy the vegan cauliflower wrap with a side of fries or enjoy it as a vegan lunch box recipe alongside veggies or fruit!
Top Recipe Tips and Notes
Don’t overstuff the wrap: Otherwise, you risk tortilla breakage.
Turn it into a salad bowl: Assemble all the filling ingredients and serve with tortilla or pita chips. For a heartier meal, add a grain (like brown rice or quinoa), too.
Adjust to your dietary requirements: Use gluten-free wraps, sugar-free BBQ sauce, etc.
How to Make Ahead and Store?
You can prepare the cauliflower wings 2-3 days in advance (fresh is best for the crispiest results). You could also rinse and slice the veggies in advance and store them separately in airtight containers until you’re ready to assemble the salad wraps.
Once assembled, we recommend eating the wrap within a day so it doesn’t become soggy.
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About Terrence Paschal
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