The 41 Best Vegan Wraps: Easy Homemade Lunch Ideas

by Alena
Apr 18, 2020
collage of four different recipes for vegan wraps from chickpea stuffed to rainbow and lettuce with jackfruit

If you’re in need of a delicious, healthy and portable plant-based lunch, look no further! Wraps are your one way ticket to vegan lunch success. To celebrate this fantastic snack, we’ve put together a list of the best vegan wraps.

They feature all different vegetables, irresistible sauces, exciting textures and are as customizable as it gets.

No matter if you’re on a low fat or low carb eating plan, looking to decrease or increase your energy intake, are new to eating vegetables or follow a gluten-free diet, these vegan wraps will offer something for everyone.

Sure, we all know that we should eat ample amounts of veggies, but salads can get really boring really fast especially if you just go for a simple lettuce-and-tomato combo.

But how about rolling those fresh veggies into a delicious tortilla wrap along with a creamy sauce to make a portable and fun to-go lunch? Now we’re talking!

Vegan wraps are the perfect secretly healthy convenience meal that can be prepped in advance, made super budget-friendly and are great for using up leftover food!

If you’ve already pre-cooked grains or have roasted veggies from the night before, a delicious wrap is never more than a few minutes away.

Want your kids to get into eating more vegetables? Rainbow wraps might win them over! They can be a fun little finger food that both works great with kids and can also be brought to any garden party or picnic, or even just served as an appetizer.

Let’s see why we love vegan wraps so much!

Why Veggie Wraps Are Just the Best

  • Rich in fiber, antioxidants, vitamins & minerals
  • Totally customizable & approachable
  • Colorful, crispy, chewy & never boring
  • Great for meal prep & picnics
  • Healthy to-go lunch option
  • Kids & picky eaters love them
  • Undetectably healthy & cholesterol free
  • Create more variety in your meals
  • Delicious vessel for fresh veggies
30+ Portable Vegan Lunch Ideas

How to Make Great Vegan Wraps

The best vegan wraps are the ones made with foods you already like! Think about your favorite vegetables, grains, legumes and sauces – they all probably make great wrap ingredients!

There are a few different components you should definitely include to make easy, delicious and healthy vegan wraps – we’ll share them in a bit.

But first, here are some beginner tips to make the best veggie wraps!

Pretty much any already-made salad or meal can work in a wrap, so if you have leftover potato curry or bean chili, put it in a wrap and take it with you to work the next day!

But sometimes, there’s a problem with reusing meals as wraps. No matter how well you wrap it, occasionally your vegan wrap just doesn’t hold together. 

Here’s the key: your wraps need a nice, sticky base that can hold the ingredients together and give it some substance.

This can be anything from cooked millet or quinoa, smashed beans or avocado, as well as creamy sauces and dips like cashew sour cream, hummus, guacamole or a soy yogurt sauce.

These components also add a whole lot of delicious flavor, texture and nutrients to your vegan wrap!

Even though wraps are usually great for meal prep, not every wrap can be made hours or days in advance – due to different textures and compositions, they can become soggy over time. 

Find more information in the individual recipe posts to see whether or not the wrap is suitable for batch cooking and meal prep!

We usually wrap our pre-made vegan wraps in some kind of foil, vegan wax wrap or parchment paper so they hold together well and are an easy grab-and-go snack.

What to Put in Vegan Wraps

Making plant-based wraps is super easy, and you can improvise with whatever you’ve got hanging out in your kitchen.

Here’s a basic blueprint with some ideas for your different components!

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white plate with several bowl of colorful food such as carrot, chickpeas, radishes, millet, red cabbage and millet

How to Make the Healthiest Wraps

Most large health organizations agree that a predominantly plant-based and whole food diet is the most supportive of good health and longevity.

That’s why the healthiest wraps are also plant-based (or fully vegan) and made from real ingredients. Here are some tips!

  • Choose whole grain tortilla wraps or leafy greens for wrapping
  • Minimize added oil and sugar
  • Choose lower salt baked items and spreads
  • Go heavy on the veggies
  • Add healthy sauces and spreads like hummus, guacamole or cashew cream cheese 
  • Include fiber and protein-rich legumes

These are just some guidelines you can follow if you want to make your vegan wraps as healthy as possible. Feel free to adjust the following recipes to your taste preferences and level of dedication!

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The 41 Best Vegan Wraps You Need to Make

This is a lovingly hand-picked selection of our favorite easy and mostly healthy vegan wraps. Rich in vegetables, irresistibly flavorful and cleverly combined – we have everything from tortilla wraps to lettuce wraps, raw vegan wraps, collard green wraps and other gluten-free options. 

You’ll never get bored of creating homemade veggie wraps with this large repertoire to choose from!

Sweet Potato Chickpea BBQ Wraps

white speckled plate with two vegan wraps on it that are filled with sweet potato, chickpeas and corn
Recipe by The Vegan 8

Let’s start this list of the best vegan wraps off with a whole food plant-based recipe that combines everything we love about this lifestyle. You have a smoky BBQ sauce, soft sweet potatoes, protein-rich chickpeas, spicy peppers and a creamy vegan caesar dressing! It’s a must-try lunch or dinner idea for everyone who thinks that wraps can only feature raw salad veggies.

Gluten-Free Jackfruit Avocado Lettuce Wraps

top view of white table full of vegetables such as romaine lettuce, lime, avocado and red bell pepper to make vegan wraps
Recipe by Wife Mama Foodie

Have you ever tried to replace meat with pulled jackfruit? This tropical fruit is a surprisingly similar-looking ingredient that makes many plant-based meals more “meaty”. These crunchy lettuce wraps are served with flavorful avocado aioli and are the perfect finger food to feed a whole crowd! 

Best Vegan Crunch Wrap Supreme

white plate with three stuffed vegan crunch wrap surpreme on top of each other
Recipe by Sweet Simple Vegan

When Chris and Jasmine say this is the best crunch wrap supreme, you better believe them! The longtime vegans and bloggers put together this fantastic vegan version of the Taco Bell classic by layering refried beans, guacamole, lettuce, tostadas, vegan sour cream and more to create this amazing comfort food in under 30 minutes. It’ll win any non-vegan’s heart for sure!

Gluten-Free Maple BBQ Cauliflower Wraps

wooden chopping board with three sweet potato and bbq cauliflower wraps
Recipe by Rainbow Nourishments

Ever since we discovered our love for crispy baked & flavorful cauliflower bites, we’ve wanted to put them in as many meals as possible! These wraps call for a butter bean spread and fresh veggies along with BBQ cauliflower, wrapping everything up nicely in some gluten-free sweet potato wraps. These colorful vegan wraps are easily customizable and a major stunner!

Moroccan Millet Collard Wraps

white plate with a few rolled vegan collard wraps filled with millet next to a yogurt dip
Recipe by Nutriciously

These naturally gluten-free collard wraps are low in fat, totally scrumptious and weight loss-friendly! Offering complex carbs from the millet and chickpeas, these wraps satisfy your hunger for hours while offering plenty of colorful veggies and lots of flavor. We love this colorful, nutrient-rich, whole food plant-based to-go lunch!

Coconut Curry Salad Wrap

wooden chopping board with a tortilla wrap that's being filled with leafy greens and coconut curry flavored tofu
Recipe by Veeg

This flavorful curry wrap is the perfect example of a really filling yet easy to make plant-based recipe! After just 25 minutes, you’ll have a blended curry mayonnaise-slathered baked tofu and fresh veggie wrap that keeps well in the fridge for days. It’s an oil-free and gluten-free lunch option for everyone who wants a new twist on their usual wrap.

Raw Sushi Wraps with Kelp Noodles

white plate with 9 rolls of raw vegan sushi filled with vegetables and kelp noodles
Recipe by Crazy Vegan Kitchen

Have you ever thought about making raw wraps? These sushi rolls might be the best way to give it a try! Featuring creamy avocado, crunchy coconut, lettuce, carrots and kelp noodles wrapped in nori sheets, these wraps taste totally delicious – especially when dipped in a tahini soy sauce. Gluten-free, low in fat and calories and totally vegan – what more could you ask for?

Summer Fruit Spring Rolls with Mango Dip

colorful fruit spring rolls wrapped in rice paper where one is taken by a hand and dipped in mango dressing
Recipe by Jessica in the Kitchen

We’re so ready for summer! These colorful rice paper spring rolls are bursting with sweet and sour fruits and very kid-friendly. Naturally gluten-free, these vegan wraps are served with an easy-to-make mango dip and are perfect for a light breakfast, dessert or appetizer.

California Quinoa Salad Collard Wraps

white table with a bowl of quinoa salad next to sliced red onions, edamame pesto and collard greens
Recipe by Cotter Crunch

Let’s keep that gluten-free goodness coming! Not only are these nutritious collard wraps rich in veggies, they also pack quite a bit of protein from the quinoa filling and edamame pesto. They’re the perfect crunchy and creamy portable plant-based salad wrap that won’t leave you with a soggy mess come lunchtime.

Wholesome Vegan Bean Burritos

woman with white shirt holding two bean burritos filled with avocado and tomato
Recipe by Nutriciously

This classic Mexican wrap is a staple meal in our home! Using whole wheat tortillas, you can fill your bean burritos with leftover cooked rice, beans of your choice, lettuce, salsa and some fresh veggies. Burritos work well for meal prep and as a to-go snack, and they can be enjoyed by the whole family! A really filling meatless comfort food.

Black Lentil & Beet Collard Wraps

two white plates with collard wraps that are filled with black lentils and pumpkin
Recipe by Grateful Grazer

Have you ever tried black lentils? They are packed with fiber, protein and minerals and make a delicious, chewy filling for any vegan wrap. These beautiful collard green wraps don’t just feature legumes but also golden beets, red cabbage, greens and a creamy almond dressing. Another gluten-free vegan wrap that’s a must-try on our list!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Wraps

white table with different plates filled with homemade vegan sweet wraps topped with chocolate spread, peanut butter and sliced banana
Recipe by Monkey and Me Kitchen Adventure

Move over veggies, it’s time to wrap up some sweet goodness! This one’s a little different from the other wraps on our list (technically more like a sweet French crêpe), but this plant-based 4-ingredient dessert or breakfast option is irresistibly delicious. It features melty chocolate, creamy peanut butter and sliced bananas. Now that’s how you make your family and kids fall in love with a vegan diet!

Spinach Wrap with Beet Hummus

woman in black sweater holding a black baking dish with white parchment paper and four vegan beetroot hummus avocado wraps
Recipe by The Awesome Green

Vibrantly pink and green, these crunchy and creamy vegan wraps were created by one of our favorite bloggers! These whole wheat tortilla wraps are filled with fresh spinach, cooked beets, avocado slices, sauerkraut and crunchy seeds. Overflowing with fiber, protein and essential nutrients, it’s the perfect veggie wrap that doesn’t want to hide its healthfulness.

Vegan Rainbow Vegetable Tortilla Wrap

plastic food container with two colorful plant-based vegetable wraps
Recipe by Recipes from a Pantry

If you’re looking for a really easy and basic lunch wrap, this is your recipe! Packed with colorful veggies of your choosing, this rainbow wrap is the perfect everyday option for school lunchboxes or to-go snacks. Easily made gluten-free and really kid-friendly!

Raw Zucchini Wraps with Kale Pesto

top view of wooden chopping board with eight zucchini roll ups filled with vegetables
Recipe by The Simple Veganista

How about a low-carb and gluten-free raw vegan wrap? These healthy little appetizers are filled with bell peppers, carrots, microgreens and vegan kale pesto, all neatly wrapped in some sliced zucchini. Serve with toothpicks so they hold together nicely until they are devoured by your guests!

The Ultimate Vegan Breakfast Burrito

tortilla wrap on a grey surface that's being filled with lettuce, tomato, avocado and a vegan burrito meat mix
Recipe by Lauren Caris Cooks

Bored of oatmeal and avocado toast? Why not make some savory and protein-rich vegan breakfast burritos! The original recipe even shows you how to make some seitan “bacon” from scratch using wheat protein and a couple of spices – if that’s too fancy for you, simply fill your savory burrito with all of the other ingredients and call it a quick breakfast!

Simple Hummus and Veggie Wraps

man in jeans shirt holding a colorful veggie-rich hummus wrap
Recipe by Occasionally Eggs

If you’re new to the whole wrap thing, this is the recipe for you! Easily customizable and made with simple, affordable plant-based staple foods, these hummus and veggie wraps are the perfect quick and low-effort dinner – doubling as a packed lunch for the following day, of course.

Leftover Holiday Collard Wraps With Jackfruit

two colorfully stuffed vegan collard wraps on some parchment paper on a wooden chopping board
Recipe by Flora and Vino

We personally love leftover recipes like this one! Granted, these wraps work best when you’ve just had a plant-based Thanksgiving feast, but with a little creativity, you can totally pull these off any day of the year. Filled with savory jackfruit, sweet potato mash, Brussels sprouts and cranberry sauce, they are like Thanksgiving in a wrap!

Green Goddess Spinach Falafel Wrap

tortilla wrap on a white plate with avocado, lettuce, cucumber and spinach falafel
Recipe by Elephantastic Vegan

Get all your green food out, we’re whipping up this easy-yet-hefty goddess wrap! Using homemade or store-bought flour tortillas, you can fill these wraps with spinach falafel, cucumber, mashed avocados and all the other greens of your choice! This Mediterranean-style lunch is so simple, yet it’s still one of our favorites.

Vegan Teriyaki Sushi Burrito

two sushi burritos on top of each other containing tofu, carrot, avocado, rice and other veggies
Recipe by Emilie Eats

As the creator herself writes, you “may never go back to traditional sushi after one bite of this Vegan Teriyaki Sushi Burrito!” Fusing different traditional cuisines into one giant burrito, this delicious wrap is filled to the brim with flavored seitan, sushi rice, lettuce, cucumber, carrot, avocado, sauerkraut and lots more tasty vegan ingredients! You just can’t say no here.

High-Protein Vegan Breakfast Burritos

wooden chopping board with four hearty breakfast burritos containing plant-based protein
Recipe by Beyond Mere Sustenance

If you want to woo a meat-lovers heart with a burrito, this is the one! Filled with plenty of chewy plant-based protein sources like black beans and tofu that work together beautifully with potatoes, avocado and sauce, these burritos are loaded with Southwest flavor. A great meatless and satiating way to start your day!

Buffalo Chickpea Rice Paper Wraps

hand holding a vegan rice paper wrap with lots of avocado and dipping it in a creamy sauce
Recipe by The Curious Chickpea

Here’s where flavor meets crunch – and creamy sauce! These gluten-free rice paper wraps are stuffed with roasted buffalo chickpeas, leafy greens, fresh herbs and sliced avocado before being dipped in homemade tahini ranch. What more could you ask for?

Vegan Rainbow Falafel Wraps

two vegan wraps on top of each other which are filled with lettuce, carrots, red cabbage and falafel
Recipe by Haute and Healthy Living

Who doesn’t love colorful food? These falafel wraps pack flavor and texture into all the colors of the rainbow. A satisfying and healthy meatless meal option, they are dairy-free and easy to make gluten-free! You can totally swap one or more of the veggies in this recipe to make sure your kids and family love them.

Creamy Smashed Chickpea Salad Wraps

top view of wooden table with white plates on which different colorfully stuffed vegan wraps are
Recipe by This Healthy Kitchen

Perfect for anything from to-go lunches to picnics or party platters, these savory and creamy smashed chickpea salad wraps are amazingly rich and flavorful! The main ingredients include cooked chickpeas, celery, tart apple and crunchy pecans – truly a must-try combination.

Crispy Buffalo Tofu Spinach Wrap

woman in linen shirt holding a blue towel as well as two tofu and spinach stuffed vegan wrap
Recipe by Hello Veggie

Want a protein-rich version of cauliflower buffalo wings? These tofu nuggets have been coated and flavored much the same way, but they stand out by offering a different texture and nutritional profile. Together with some fresh spinach, red onion and roasted red pepper, they are an easy and delicious plant-based lunch option!

Sweet Yogurt and Berry Breakfast Burritos

breakfast table with a white plate on which sweet soy yogurt and berry stuffed vegan crepes lie
Recipe by The Banana Diaries

This beautiful selection of 3 different vegan breakfast burritos by Britt makes every morning better! We chose to feature this sweet yogurt and berry version for a more unique addition to our list. Conceptually simple yet so beautiful, these burritos make a lovely balanced breakfast that’s super customizable and kid-friendly!

Vegan Fajitas with Mushrooms

wooden chopping board with a mushroom and veggie stuffed wrap
Recipe by Veggie Desserts

These 15-minute fajitas are bursting with deliciously smoky Mexican flavor! Mushrooms are one of the healthiest meat replacements, offering a chewy texture along with some essential nutrients. This recipe is perfect for vegan beginners and those living in a mixed household, as it can easily be made vegetarian if someone wants to add sour cream or feta (although these add-ons also have fully plant-based alternatives).

Vegetable Pad Thai Lettuce Wraps with Tempeh

white table with wooden chopping board with open lettuce wraps that are filled with glass noodles and Thai flavored veggies
Recipe by Pickles & Honey

Do you love Thai food as much as we do? Then you need to try easy lettuce wraps – a perfect use of last night’s leftovers! Filled with crispy Asian veggies, protein-rich tempeh, soft rice noodles, crunchy peanuts and a homemade sauce, they are a convenient and quick lunch that makes it totally okay to eat your Thai food with your bare hands.

Smoky Tempeh Avocado Wrap

close-up of two tempeh and avocado stuffed wraps
Recipe by Healthy Happy Life

No matter if you need something to take on a picnic or road trip or if you simply want a new recipe for a weekend lunch, you need to try this vegan wrap! Smoky maple tempeh meets thick slices of avocado and leafy greens. There’s a creamy, spicy secret sauce in there too, all wrapped in a scrumptious tortilla!

Teriyaki Tofu Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce 

white bowl with several rice paper wrapped teriyaki tofu and raw veggie wraps
Recipe by Emilie Eats

Another gluten-free Asian-inspired vegan wrap bursting with flavor! These fresh spring rolls feature baked-to-perfection tofu in teriyaki sauce, chopped veggies like romaine, bell peppers and carrots along with some sliced mango for a sweet twist. Did we mention that we love Asian cuisine? 

Broccoli Slaw & Apple Wraps

wooden chopping with two broccoli slaw veggie hummus wraps
Recipe by Veggie Inspired

This super healthy vegan wrap has all the different textures and flavors you could wish for! Firm and crunchy broccoli slaw, fresh and crisp apple slices, all held together by a creamy, spicy hummus! This is a new combination of plant-based goodness you should definitely try.

Teriyaki Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

white plate with small lettuce wraps filled with teriyaki flavored veggies and cashews
Recipe by My Darling Vegan

Another delicious gluten-free and low carb vegan wrap recipe that’s made in just 20 minutes and bursting with flavor thanks to the thick-textured teriyaki sauce. These lettuce wraps are filled with a mixture of onion, mushrooms, bell peppers, pineapple and cashews, which makes them really satisfying and unique!

Veggie Cream Cheese Tortilla Rollups

six little whole wheat tortilla rollups filled with veggies next to each other
Recipe by Veggie Inspired

We don’t know about you, but for us, eating little rollups is sometimes so much more satisfying than digging into one huge wrap! These healthy whole grain tortilla pinwheels feature delicious dairy-free cream cheese and a handful of raw veggies, making them easy to customize and perfect to serve as an appetizer, snack or light lunch! Kids totally love them.

Pecan Pinto Bean Taco Lettuce Wraps

white table with two towels, a chopping board and a white plate with vegan taco lettuce wraps and avocado
Recipe by Rhubarbarians

Got 15 minutes? That’s all it takes to make this easy pinto pecan taco filling for crunchy romaine lettuce boats. Add some protein-rich canned pinto beans and top with diced avocado, salsa, vegan sour cream and fresh cilantro for a perfectly satiating lunch experience!

Curry Chickpea Salad Wraps

hand holding a green tortilla wrap with lettuce and curried chickpea mash
Recipe by Cozy Peach Kitchen

You might not believe it, but these green wraps take even less than 15 minutes to make – the flavorful curry chickpea filling is easily made with canned legumes, some vegan staple foods and a bunch of spices. Once they’re mashed up, this protein-packed goodness just needs to be spread into a tortilla wrap, topped with fresh spinach and rolled into a tasty to-go lunch!

High-Protein Middle Eastern Wraps

two open pita pockets with middle easter chickpea salad in them
Recipe by Yummy Mummy Kitchen

Pita pockets are kind of like wraps, right? This flavorful Middle Eastern chickpea salad is done in 10 minutes, can be stored in the fridge for days and makes for a great vegan filling! You can put it in pita bread, tortillas or lettuce leaves.

Lentil Salad Wraps with Yogurt Sauce

round wooden plate with several tortillas, one of which is being filled with different vegetables and yellow lentils
Recipe by Little Sunny Kitchen

This easy peasy legume and veggie-stuffed wrap recipe is really customizable and can be put together in 20 minutes. The fresh dill soy yogurt dressing adds a nice touch to the crunchy cucumber, lettuce, tomatoes and bell pepper. Don’t skip the avocado if you want an ultra creamy texture!

Vegan Taco Meat & Queso Burritos

close-up of several tin foil-wrapped tempeh burritos
Recipe by Live Eat Learn

These scrumptious vegan burritos leave nothing more to wish for! Easy tempeh taco meat, smoky queso cheese sauce and Chipotle copycat cauliflower rice all wrapped up in a beautiful burrito. These can easily be made gluten-free and with regular rice for more complex carbs! There’s no better way to make any meat-eater fall in love with vegan food.

High-Protein Quinoa & Lentil Wraps

hand holding two stuffed lentil and leafy green wraps over a table
Recipe by The Simple Veganista

These spicy vegan quinoa and lentil wraps are very similar to those you can find at Trader Joe’s! Featuring warming spices like cumin, garlic and chili paste, they are easy to customize and can be made gluten-free. You can also make these veggie wraps ahead of time (meal prep, anyone?) and store them in the fridge for 3-4 days – plus, they’re also freezable!

Whole Food Plant-Based Taco Wraps

parchment paper on a table with two walnut taco filled vegan wraps on top of each other
Recipe by V Nutrition and Wellness

These whole food vegan taco wraps are perfect for satisfying comfort food cravings the healthy way. Made with walnut taco “meat”, vegan cream cheese, salsa and lettuce, they are neatly wrapped in whole grain tortillas – making them perfect for easy lunch packing. They are also nutrient-rich, incredibly delicious and kid-friendly!

Mediterranean Cauliflower and Tahini Wraps

white plate with two wraps on top of each other that are filled with leafy greens, red bell pepper and cauliflower
Recipe by The Mediterranean Dish

Another perfect example of how tasty cauliflower can be! Roast it coated in paprika, cumin and za’atar spice, whisk together an easy tahini dressing and together with some chickpeas and fresh veggies, you have a colorful and mega tasty Mediterranean wrap. This recipe is effortlessly meat-free and a win at any gathering.

More Vegan Recipe Roundups

Did you like our hand-selected list of recipes? Check out the following collections next for more vegan snack and meal inspiration.

Do you love vegan wraps as much as we do? What are your favorite varieties, and have you tried making any from this list? Share with us in the comments below and Pin this article here.

Alena enjoying a bowl of fresh plant-based food and coffe in a restaurant
Alena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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  1. There are some great ideas here that I can’t wait to try— thanks!
    I was hungry yesterday and created my own wrap that I’m quite pleased with. I sautéed chickpeas and garlic in olive oil with a little crushed red pepper and salt. Then I added kale, artichoke hearts chopped, kalamata olives along with some of the brine—and cooked until the kale was tender. Lastly I stirred i. A little tahini and fresh lemon juice. I put this mixture on a heated sprouted grain tortilla. ????


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