Dinner in a Hurry - Middle Eastern Roll Up

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

These can be assembled very quickly with ingredients from the deli--and for a fraction of the cost of ready-made. They are also portable for a brown bag lunch!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Seed and very thinly slice pepper.
  2. Grate cucumber and, using your hands, squeeze out as much liquid as possible.
  3. Grate carrot.
  4. Lay tortillas flat on a counter.
  5. Thinly spread with hummus, leaving a 1/2-inch border around edges.
  6. Place pepper slices in a line across bottom of tortillas, leaving a 1-inch border at bottom.
  7. Spoon tabbouleh salad alongside peppers, then place carrots, cucumber, cheese and lettuce so they form stripes across tortilla leaving a 1-inch border at sides and a 3-inch border at top.
  8. Roll up tortillas tightly, jelly-roll style.
  9. If serving right away, slice in half diagonally.
  10. Or, lay each roll on a piece of waxed paper, about 12 inches long.
  11. Roll up and twist ends party-cracker style.
  12. Refrigerate for up to 1 day.


Most Helpful

I made these and salmon roll ups for my party. They were gone in minutes! A huge success, and so easy.

ILoveWesties September 12, 2006

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