Zucchini Wrapped in Tortillas

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  • Published Jun 30th
  • Ready In40m
  • Servings4
  • Calories361
Here's what I do with the wonderful zucchini in summer. Don't be daunted by the list of ingredients. It's long because of the various added spices, which give the wraps a wonderful flavor. The actual procedure is quite simple.

Zucchini Wrapped in Tortillas Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Zucchini Wrapped in Tortillas for 4 servings:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 4 cups grated zucchini
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • salt to taste
  • 4 (10 inch) flour tortillas
  • 4 fresh chives
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (optional)

Zucchini Wrapped in Tortillas Cooking Instructions

  • Prep20m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In40m

To cook Zucchini Wrapped in Tortillas, you need about 20 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Zucchini Wrapped in Tortillas is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Zucchini Wrapped in Tortillas within 40 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Zucchini Wrapped in Tortillas easily:

  1. 1 In a medium size wok or saute pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add mustard and cumin seeds. As they begin to pop, lower the heat and add the onion and ginger. Saute until onions are soft and light pink in color.
  2. 2 Add the shredded zucchini, increase the heat slightly. Stir frequently until the zucchini gets soft and well-cooked, approximately 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in the chili powder, pepper, clove, cinnamon and salt.
  3. 3 Warm the tortillas and place the tortillas on a flat surface. Place 1/4 of the zucchini filling in the center of each tortilla. Roll up each tortilla and tie it closed with a chive. You can serve the wrap with a dollop of sour cream on the side, it makes for a well rounded wrap!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 361 calories; 10.2 grams of fat; 48 grams of carbohydrates; 9.2 grams of protein; 13 milligrams of cholesterol; 376 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 21st 2004

    These were absolutely delicious. I was curious to find out how ginger was going to taste with the varied list of other spices, but the whole combination was delicious and actually left me cr ...

  2. Sep 8th 2003

    The clove taste was pretty weird with the zucchini. Some people would probably like this, but it wasn't to my taste.

  3. Aug 28th 2003

    my husband loved this -- and he doesn't usually like cinnamon! As someone else mentioned, the cloves are a little overpowering but that could easily be omitted.I added grated carrot and ...

  4. May 1st 2003

    These were VERY good. The spice combination is unusual but it works so well together. This was a fun food to make and eat. I used a very small grater (because I didn't have a larger one) ...

  5. Aug 29th 2002

    Didn't like this one, sorry. The ground cloves were too overbearing so toned them down a bit... didn't help.

  6. Aug 16th 2002

    Rani, thank you. This recipe glides above the rest with an easy to cook sommer delight which is both healthy and gentle to the palate. My only two additions were Philadelphia garden variet ...

  7. Aug 16th 2001

    This recipe is great, and was even better the next day. Did not go over well with the my child, but he did allow a little to be sprinkled over cheese in the tortilla. Wonderful for using up ...

  8. Sep 15th 2000

    This recipe had a mild curry flavor -- I was expecting mexican! -- still I liked it. Pretty easy to make, and one of my two kids liked it as well. (I was looking for ways to cook zucchini ...

  9. Apr 21st 2000

    This recipe was so easy to make and soVERY tasty! I will be making this overand over again! Thank you, Rani, forsubmitting this recipe for us.