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Veggie Summer Rolls

Fresh Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Don't let summer pass you by without testing out these amazing, versatile, fresh and delicious sexy summer rolls. Packed with antioxidants, healthy fats, and protein, you only need a few to have a filling, healthy meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 379 kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 rice paper sheets
  • 2 cups bean threads soaked; make sure not rice*
  • 1.5 cups purple cabbage shredded
  • 1/2 cup berries sliced
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut into matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • *Alternatively; if you cannot find soaked bean threads organic sprouted tofu works nicely as well

Peanut Tamari Dip

  • 3/4 cup peanut butter natural, 100% peanuts
  • 1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce
  • hot water
  • chopped peanuts for garnish

Directions

  1. Place dry bean threads into a bowl and pour hot water over them, allowing them to soak for about 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Once the bean threads are ready, take one rice paper sheet and dip each side into a bowl of hot water until flexible (approximately 3-5 seconds). Place the rice paper sheet on a cutting board or other flat surface.
  3. Assemble some bean threads, purple cabbage, bell pepper, strawberries,
  4. avocado and cilantro on the soaked rice paper, in the middle towards the side closest to you.
  5. Take the side that is closest to you and pull it over the filling, making sure the edge reaches around to the other side, securing the filling in its place.
  6. Take the left side of the rice paper and fold it over. Do the same thing on the right side.
  7. Finish the roll by rolling it completely (much like rolling a burrito).
  8. Repeat steps 2-6 until each roll has been made. 

  9. *If using tofu cut into long thin strips, and cook over medium heat in 2 tablespoons of sesame oil

Peanut Tamari Dip

  1. Add the tamari sauce to the peanut butter and mix.
  2. Slowly add warm water and mix until you get a thin creamy consistency
  3. Stop and mix in-between so you don't add to much water.
  4. Add chopped peanuts to garnish.

Recipe Notes

*Alternatively, if you cannot find soaked bean threads organic sprouted tofu works nicely as well. *If using tofu cut into long thin strips, and cook over medium heat in 2 tablespoons of sesame oil.