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Collard greens or cabbage leaves are awesome substitutes for tortilla wraps and bread. Enjoy!


2 bunches collard greens
1/3 cup orange juice
3 tablespoons tahini
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cups cooked brown rice
1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added aduki beans, rinsed and drained
1 red bell pepper, finely chopped

1 cucumber, finely chopped

2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Remove and discard thick stems from collard greens and place leaves in boiling water. Cook 3 minutes or until just tender. Gently remove leaves from water and drain in a colander. Carefully transfer 12 largest leaves to a baking sheet lined with paper towels. Chop remaining leaves and squeeze to drain excess liquid (you should have about 1 cup chopped leaves).

In a large bowl, whisk together orange juice, tahini and garlic. Add chopped collards, rice, beans, bell pepper and sesame seeds. You will have about 4 cups mixture. Arrange a reserved collard leaf on your work surface and top with 1/3 cup rice filling. Roll up, starting with the large end of the leaf and rolling it over the filling, tucking in the ends, like a burrito. Repeat with remaining leaves and filling and serve.


Inspired by a recipe from WholeFoods.com

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