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Avocado Wraps with Homemade Ranch

Say goodbye to bland wraps for good! Made with a few flavorful ingredients, Avocado Wraps with Homemade Ranch are anything but boring.

Are you looking for easy no-cook meals to enjoy for a quick lunch or dinner? Look no further than these fresh and flavorful Avocado Wraps with Homemade Ranch.

Ready from start to finish in under 10 minutes, this healthy no-cook recipe is a guaranteed winner even when you’re in a time crunch.

If you’re anything like me, the holidays have fully worn you out. As much as I absolutely adore hosting my family and whipping up show-stopping meals left and right, it takes a toll!

When the holidays come to an end, there’s nothing I want to do more than kick up my feet and relax with some super easy meals.

Luckily, no-cook meals like this one totally have my back.

These Avocado Wraps are made with fresh avocado slices, leafy greens, microgreens, crunchy sunflower seeds, and homemade ranch dressing all tucked into a tortilla.

Not only is it a huge blessing not to have to fire up the stove or turn on the oven, but this nutrient-dense dish is the perfect way to get back on track after enjoying lots of holiday sweets.

So, what are you waiting for?! Try them out for yourself and let me know what you think!

Health Benefits of Avocados

Avocados are classified as a superfood for a reason. Besides being absolutely delicious and insanely versatile, they also benefit our bodies in a ton of amazing ways.

Here are some of the top health benefits of avocados:

  • Heart health support. Avocados contain high doses of a plant sterol called beta-sitosterol, which maintains cholesterol levels and supports a healthy heart.
  • Strengthened eyesight. There are phytochemicals in avocados that protect our eye tissue from damages, including UV light exposure.
  • Pregnancy support. Folate is essential for a healthy pregnancy, and lucky for us avocados are bursting with it. Not only that, but avocados have tons of fatty acids that support healthy growth and fetal development.
  • Reduced depression. Certain studies have found a link between low folate levels and depression, and as I mentioned, avocados are a terrific source of folate.
  • Improved digestion. Avocados are high in fiber, which is great for maintaining the digestive tract, preventing constipation, and lowering the risk of colon cancer.
  • Protection against chronic diseases. The monounsaturated fatty acids in avocados might help protect against certain chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and certain gastrointestinal diseases.

Avocado Wrap Key Ingredients

To bring this delicious no-cook recipe to life, you will need the following key ingredients:

  • Avocado. Aside from being utterly delicious, avocados are full of heart-healthy fats, vitamins, and tons of other essential nutrients.
  • Spinach. A handful of spinach is my go-to leafy green for loading up this wrap. Feel free to swap it out for kale, lettuce, or any other greens you like.
  • Microgreens. Microgreens and sprouts are essentially the baby versions of your favorite vegetables. Interestingly enough, they’re way higher in nutrients than the adult form! They also add tons of delicious crunch and fresh flavors to your wrap.
  • Pea shoots. Pea shoots add a bit of fun to these wraps and, just like microgreens, they are bursting with essential nutrients and enzymes.
  • Raw sunflower seeds. Raw sunflower seeds add tons of fiber, healthy fats, nutrients, and a fantastic crunch to our wraps. I also love the nutty flavor!
  • Homemade ranch dressing. My Delicious Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe is made with mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, unsweetened nut milk (or water), garlic, onion powder, dried parsley, fresh dill, fresh chives, salt, and pepper.

How to Make Avocado Wraps

Part of the reason I love Avocado Wraps so much is that they are so easy to make. Because they involve absolutely no cooking whatsoever, they are the ideal no-fuss meal (perfect for post-holidays!).

To make these delicious vegetarian Avocado Wraps, just follow these simple steps:

  1. Make your homemade ranch dressing by combining mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, unsweetened nut milk (or water), garlic, onion powder, dried parsley, fresh dill, fresh chives, salt, and pepper. Then, spread a tablespoon onto your tortilla. Feel free to refrigerate your leftover dressing for up to 5-7 days.
  2. Layer the rest of your ingredients into the tortilla and add any extra toppings you want.
  3. Wrap it up and dig in!

More Healthy Wrap Fillings

These wraps are super versatile and can easily be customized to suit your preferences. Looking for some inspo?

Here are some of my favorite ways to make these wraps your own:

  • Protein. If you’re looking to bulk up these wraps, feel free to add in your favorite protein. Personally, I would recommend some nitrate-free deli turkey or grilled chicken chunks.
  • Cheese. Shredded parmesan, fresh mozzarella, or even feta cheese would all be super flavorful additions to these Avocado Wraps.
  • Salsa. To give these wraps some Mexican-inspired flair, try adding your favorite chunky salsa recipe. I love pico de gallo or Restaurant-Style Salsa atop mine.
  • Swap your sauce. Not a fan of ranch? No problem. These wraps taste great when paired with this vegan pesto or homemade honey mustard. Really, you can use any kind of sauce you like!

How to Store Avocado Wraps (And Keep Them From Browning!)

Fresh avocado can elevate almost any dish, from bowls of warm chili to sandwiches and tacos.

However, once you’ve sliced open this delicious little fruit, your window for enjoying it starts to shrink. And if you’ve ever tried storing avocado salads or sandwiches, then you know the struggle of trying to keep a bright green avocado from going brown.

So, what exactly is going on there?

Well, the answer is actually incredibly simple. In a nutshell, avocados contain an enzyme called polyphenol oxidase, which is what causes them to brown when exposed to oxygen.

Therefore, in order to keep your avocados fresh and gorgeously green, you need to store them in a way that best protects them from oxygen exposure.

To keep your sliced avocado safe, there are a couple of tricks you can try:

  • Seal it up in an airtight storage container or bag or wrap it tightly in plastic wrap. You can leave the pit in or take it out, just make sure the wrap is tightly secured.
  • Squeeze some lemon or lime juice across the avocado’s flesh before sealing it in an airtight storage container. This works because citrus fruits are high in ascorbic acid, which works to slow the spoiling and browning of foods like avocados.
  • Brush it with oil to create a barrier against the oxygen. Either olive oil or vegetable oil should do the trick.
  • Store it with an onion. Besides being a fun flavor combination, onions contain sulfur compounds that slow the oxidation process and fight against browning. Chop up an onion, lay it along the bottom of an airtight container, then store your sliced avocado on top of it.

Because these wraps come together in a pinch, I recommend assembling them just before serving them.

If you use one of these tricks, you should be able to store your sliced avocado in the fridge for up to 2-3 days, and Homemade Ranch Dressing can be refrigerated for up to 5-7 days.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about these delicious Avocado Wraps:

Are wraps healthy?

While every wrap recipe might not be the healthiest of meals, this one certainly is! I mean, come on, you can’t go wrong with a whole wheat tortilla stuffed with a variety of nutrient-dense veggies.

Also, because this recipe uses homemade ranch, you don’t have to worry about all the artificial ingredients and sugars found in store-bought ranch. Basically, these Avocado Wraps are totally guilt-free.

What can I add to these wraps?

Anything you want is up for grabs! So, feel free to add any of your favorite veggies, meats, and cheeses to these delicious wraps.

If you aren’t up for making your own ranch from scratch, then you could use another type of sauce or even hummus.

What can I serve Avocado Wraps with?

This is a great no-fuss lunch or dinner that can absolutely stand on its own. However, if you’re looking for ways to bulk it up, I recommend serving it alongside some sweet potato fries or this Beautiful Spring Hummus Plate.

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Avocado Wraps with Homemade Ranch

  • Author: Elizabeth Rider
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 wrap 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Chop, wrap
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Looking for the ultimate no-cook meal for lazy days? Avocado Wraps with Homemade Ranch are fresh, flavorful, and beyond easy to make. All you need is 10 minutes and a few simple ingredients!


Ingredients

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  • 1 healthy wrap of your choice (e.g. 100% whole grain tortilla, gluten-free wrap, or paleo wrap
  • 12 tablespoon(s) homemade ranch dressing
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • 1 handful spinach, or other greens of your choice
  • 1 handful microgreens, sprouts, or pea shoots
  • 1 tablespoon raw sunflower seeds

Instructions

  1. Make your homemade ranch dressing by combining mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, unsweetened nut milk (or water), garlic, onion powder, dried parsley, fresh dill, fresh chives, salt, and pepper. Then, spread a tablespoon onto your tortilla. Feel free to refrigerate your leftover dressing for up to 5-7 days.
  2. Layer the rest of your ingredients into the tortilla and add any extra toppings you want.
  3. Wrap it up and dig in!

Notes

GLUTEN-FREE: Make this recipe gluten-free by swapping out the tortilla for any gluten-free variety. If you can’t find any gluten-free tortillas, try turning it into a lettuce wrap instead with romaine lettuce.

Keywords: avocado wraps, avocado wraps with ranch, homemade ranch, no-cook recipe

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