Lemony Quinoa Lettuce Wraps are a vibrant and nutrient-filled dish that can fit in your hand! Flavour packed with ingredients like creamy avocado, fluffy quinoa and crunchy cucumber, these wraps are perfect for a quick snack, or can be made with leftovers from the night before.

Lettuce offers many essential vitamins and minerals, notably vitamin K and vitamin A. Vitamin K supports cognitive function and may safeguard against age-related cognitive decline. Meanwhile, vitamin A is pivotal for maintaining optimal vision, a cornerstone of overall brain health.

Recipe by Naturally Nora

Lemony Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

Lemony Quinoa Lettuce Wraps Cook time: 30 mins Serves: 2


  • 1/2 cup Quinoa (uncooked)
  • 1 Lemon (juiced)
  • 1 Garlic (clove, small, minced)
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 cup Parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1 Avocado (diced)
  • 1/4 Cucumber (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Sunflower Seeds
  • 1/2 head Romaine Hearts


  1. 1 Cook the quinoa according to package directions then transfer to a mixing bowl to cool slightly.
  2. 2 In a small mixing bowl combine the lemon juice, garlic and salt.
  3. 3 Add the parsley, avocado, cucumber and sunflower seeds to the cooked quinoa. Stir to combine. Add the lemon juice mixture and stir. Season the quinoa salad with additional salt or lemon juice if needed.
  4. 4 To serve, divide the quinoa salad between lettuce leaves. Enjoy!


Leftover: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to three days. Keep the quinoa and lettuce leaves separate. Serving Size: One serving is approximately three lettuce wraps. More Toppings: Chopped green onion, diced tomatoes, or more herbs. More Flavour: Add extra virgin olive oil or avocado oil to taste. More Protein: Add flaked tuna or salmon, cooked chopped chicken or chickpeas. No Romaine: Use another lettuce instead.
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