Swiss Chard Raw Wrap
  • 2/3cups almondssoaked overnight in 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2tablespoons flaxseed oil
  • 3tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 6teaspoons fresh lime juicedivided
  • 1/2teaspoon sea saltdivided
  • 2 ripe avocadospeeled and pitted
  • 3 carrotsgrated
  • 2 red bell pepperscut into thin strips
  • 1bunch watercressupper stems and leaves only
  • 4ounces pea shoots or daikon radish sproutsor both
  • 4ounces bean sprouts
  • 1bunch scallionsthinly sliced on a sharp diagonal
  • 8large very fresh Swiss chard leavescut in half lengthwise and center rib removed
  1. Drain almonds thoroughly and place in a food processor, along with oil, basil, 4 teaspoons lime juice, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Process until well chopped and nearly smooth. Scrape into a small bowl, cover, and set aside.
  2. Place avocado flesh in a bowl, along with remaining 2 teaspoons lime juice and salt; mash to a smooth purée. Cover and set aside.
  3. Place grated carrot, red bell pepper, watercress, pea shoots or radish sprouts, bean sprouts, and scallions separately on a platter. Place chard leaves on a second platter. Serve with almond and avocado mixtures. Invite everyone to spread a small amount of avocado mixture on the underside of a Swiss chard leaf, place a nugget of almond mixture at one end, and then add small amounts of whichever vegetable fillings they choose; roll up and eat.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Swiss Chard Raw Wrap
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Sodium 269mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Protein 9g 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 211 cal, 12g fat (7g mono, 4g poly, 1g sat), 0mg chol, 9g protein,  20g carb, 8g fiber, 269mg sodium