Since this is back to school week for many of our readers, we are sharing some terrific recipes for that lunchbox that are very delicious and easy on your food spending plan. Here is one that I just L.O.V.E. which was created by Ellie Krieger from the Food Channel. This is no ordinary egg salad sandwich! This is a L.O.V.E. Wrap Sandwich.
L is for Lettuce
O is for Onion
V is for Vegetable
L.O.V.E. Wrap Sandwich
8 hard boiled eggs
4 teaspoons mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
4 pieces whole-wheat wrap bread (9 inches in diameter)
1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
12 thin slices red onion
8 leaves romaine lettuce, torn into pieces (about 1/2 cup)
How to Prepare
Dice 4 whole eggs and 4 egg whites and put into a small bowl. Add the mayonnaise and mustard and stir with a fork, mashing somewhat for desired consistency. Stir in chives and season with salt and pepper. Place wrap bread on a plate and spread the egg salad in the middle. Top with the peppers, onion slices and the lettuce. Fold into a wrap sandwich.
My aunt from Nantucket first introduced us to this dish and served it with rice pilaf and chicken or beef. This is a favorite in our family and the recipe is courtesy of Emeril Lagasse. This recipe serves 4-6 and is fun to make and eat while you watch the movie, Ratatouille!
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