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Citrusy Vegetable Wraps

Citrusy Vegetable Wraps

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Yield: 8

Prep: 35 mins

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1 clove  garlic
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 6 tablespoons EVOO
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced red onion
  • 16 rice paper wrappers
  • 5 ounces baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 1 orange bell pepper, sliced lengthwise
  • 3 peeled broccoli stalks, shredded on a box grater
  • 1 ruby red grapefruit, cut into segments
Directions
  1. Place the almonds in a bowl with 1 cup water; let stand for 3 hours. Drain, reserving the liquid.
  2. Using a blender, chop the almonds and garlic with 1/4 cup soaking liquid, 1 1/2 tbsp. lemon juice and the mustard. With the machine on, slowly pour in the EVOO. Blend for 5 minutes; season. Transfer the almond mayo to a bowl.
  3. Place the onion in a bowl. Add the remaining 1 tbsp. lemon juice; toss.
  4. Fill a large rimmed plate with water. Dip both sides of 1 wrapper in the water. Place on a work surface; spread with 1/2 tbsp. almond mayo. Dip another wrapper in the water; place on top. Spread with 1 tbsp. almond mayo.
  5. Place a handful of spinach in the center of the stacked wrappers. Top with some onion, mushrooms, pepper, broccoli and grapefruit; roll up. Repeat with the remaining wrappers, almond mayo and toppings. Before serving, cut each wrap in half.