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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Mexican Lettuce Wraps (Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free)

Mexican Lettuce Wraps(Raw)



ingredients:


  • 4 large romaine lettuce leaves, whole
  • raw-fried beans (see below)
  • mango salsa (see below)
  • guacamole
  • cilantro, for garnish

preparation steps:

1. wash and trim lettuce leaves and place on a plate and fill with seed pate refried beans, mango salsa and guacamole

2. garnish with cilantro stem

3. serve chilled




Raw-fried Beans (Raw)

ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds, soaked at least 4 hours then rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds, soaked at least 4 hours then rinsed and  drained
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, or to taste
  • 2  tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp  chili powder 
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
  • black pepper, to taste
  • cayenne, to taste

preparation steps:

1. while food processor is running add garlic cloves and run until minced fine

2. stop machine and add the rest of the ingredients and run until pate is smooth and resembles refried beans

Mango Salsa (Raw)
cube mango, red onion, and tomato in bowl-add minced garlic, fresh cilantro leaves ,hot sauce, fresh lime juice, and salt and pepper to taste



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