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Author Notes: These colorful and flavorful lavash wraps are a quick and easy way for you and your child to get your five a day. Lavash holds ingredients in place beautifully, so is a good choice for sandwiches made ahead of time. The recipe is meant to be flexible--adjust or substitute the seasonings and vegetables to your taste and according to what you have on hand. —JSCooks
- 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
- 1/4 cup Middle Eastern yogurt cheese (labne) or kefir cheese
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled
- Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1 medium hothouse cucumber, peeled if desired
- 4 pieces lavash (Middle Eastern flat bread), white or whole wheat
- 2 roasted red bell peppers, jarred or home-made, cut into strips
- 1 small jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained
- 1/2 cup peperoncini, drained and chopped
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pitted kalamata or other olives
- 2 cups baby spinach leaves or arugula
- In a small bowl, use a fork to mix the feta, labne, garlic, lemon juice, mint, oregano, and pepper to make a chunky paste.
- Cut a thin slice the length of the cucumber to create a flat surface, then rest it on the flat side and cut the cucumber lengthwise, as thin as possible, into long strips.
- Lay out the 4 lavash on a flat work surface with the long sides facing you. Spread the feta mixture evenly over the breads, leaving a 1-inch border at the tops and bottoms. Distribute the cucumber slices, roasted peppers, artichoke hearts, peperoncini, and olives over the breads. Distribute the spinach over the filling.
- Fold the border of one lavash from the side closest to you over the filling, then continue to roll tightly until you reach the other side. Repeat to make 4 lavash rolls.
- Cut each lavash in half on a bias to make 2 sandwich halves. Wrap each half separately in plastic film. Refrigerate until cold or as long as overnight before serving.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Brown Bag Lunch