Recipe: Grilled Veggie Pinwheels

Veggie pinwheels area healthy, easy to make and perfect for packing in your picnic basket

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Grilled veggie pinwheels pack up nicely for an outdoor meal

Try these easy and delicious grilled veggie pinwheels for a healthy summer snack to take on the road 


  • 1 piece whole wheat lavash roll-ups (thin wrap bread)
  • 1/2 cup prepared hummus
  • 1 small carrot, shredded
  • 3-4 long flat slices zucchini and or summer squash, grilled or broiled until soft
  • 3-4 flat pieces red and/or yellow and/or green bell pepper, grilled or broiled until soft


  1. Spread the hummus on the lavash bread until it’s completely covered to the edges.
  2. Sprinkle with shredded carrot.
  3. Arrange grilled vegetables on top of carrots in a single layer all in the same direction.
  4. Position the wrap so the ends of the vegetable strips are facing you.
  5. Use both hands to roll lavash fairly tightly.

  6. Wrap the rolled lavash in plastic film tightly and refrigerate at least an hour, and as long as overnight.
  7. Remove from plastic wrap and using a sharp serrated knife, cut the roll into 12 equal slices.

Makes about 12 pinwheels.

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