Thai style rice paper rolls with two dipping sauces

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Vietnamese vegetarian summer rolls with avocado, tofu và fresh rainbow veggies. Serve them with 3 dipping sauces - peanut sauce, hoisin và Vietnamese dipping sauce!

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These Vietnamese vegetarian summer rolls are filled with an assortment of rainbow colored vegetables, creamy avocado, & protein rich tofu!

They can go by various names - summer rolls, fresh spring rolls, rainbow rolls, or rice paper rolls.

But whatever you điện thoại tư vấn them, they"re great for the summer & make a healthy, crunchy meal with three different dipping sauces that are full of Vietnamese flavors!

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Why you"ll love this recipe

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It"s a healthy, gluten không lấy phí meal with tons of vibrant, colorful veggies and tofu. A perfect summer time meal! (Note: the sauces will need adjustments khổng lồ be gluten free)Make it low carb friendly by leaving out the vermicelli rice noodles.You can make this ahead of time - see the FAQ for how to lớn store them.It"s versatile - swap out the vegetables và protein for what you have on hand.

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3 Dipping Sauces

You"ll love these three delicious spring roll dipping sauces to lớn go along with these fresh spring rolls. They offer different flavor profiles & spice so that you"ll have something everyone can enjoy.

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Peanut dipping sauce - creamy, rich, and nuttyHoisin dipping sauce - sweet và savoryVietnamese dipping sauce - tangy, citrusy, sweet

Ingredients you"ll need

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Protein - fried tofu; substitute with any protein of your choiceCrunchy vegetables - red và yellow bell peppers, carrots, cucumbers, red cabbageBase - spring phối or shredded lettuceFresh herbs - cilantro, basil, mintWrapper - rice paper, 22cmExtras - avocado, thin vermicelli rice noodles, bean sprouts

Step by step instructions

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Cut the firm tofu into ½ inch pieces và pan fry them until they"re golden brown. Cut them into strips. (Photos 1 và 2)Dip the rice paper wrapper into water for 2 seconds & place it on a flat surface. Dip it too long & the wrapper will easily tear and be too sticky. It should be stiff at first but it will soften up in seconds. (Photo 3)
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Starting with the side closest to lớn you, showroom the spring mix, shredded red cabbage, và the rest of the vegetables on the wrapper. Place the tofu, avocado, rice noodles, và herbs on vị trí cao nhất of the vegetables. (Photos 4, 5, 6).
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Alternatively, you can place the filling on đứng đầu of each other into a pile. (Photo 7)
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Starting from the over closest lớn you, roll up the rice paper wrapper until all the filling is contained. (Photos 8 & 9)
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Fold in the left and right sides of the wrapper và roll it up completely. (Photo 10)
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Cut the rice paper roll crosswise into 2 inch pieces & lay them on a plate. Serve with peanut, hoisin, and nuoc cham sauces.

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Make ahead instructions

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You can make these up to lớn 3 days ahead:

Leave the summer rolls whole (don"t cut them into pieces).Wrap each individual roll in plastic wrap. This prevents the rice paper wrapper from drying out and getting hard. It also prevents them from sticking together.Place them in an airtight container và place a damp paper towel on đứng top of the wrapped rice paper rolls. This helps keep the wrapper moist & soft. Keep it in the fridge for up lớn 3 days.

Frequently asked questions

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What"s the difference between summer rolls vs spring rolls?

Summer rolls, called Goi Cuon in Vietnamese, are wrapped with fresh rice paper wrappers that are translucent & filled with fresh, raw vegetables. They are not fried & are served cold or room temperature.Spring rolls, called phụ vương Gio in Vietnamese, are wrapped with a wheat flour wrapper và usually filled with glass noodles, cabbage, & ground meat. They are then deep fried và served hot.


How vày I eat/serve summer rolls?

You can cut them into cross sections that are about 2 inches long for easier dipping và eating. Otherwise, you can serve them whole with sauces on the side. A fun way lớn serve them is deconstructed where guests can assemble and roll their own.


How vày I store summer rolls khổng lồ keep them fresh?

Wrap each individual summer roll in plastic wrap and place them in an airtight container with a damp sheet of paper towel on top. Store it in the fridge. Wrapping them in plastic wrap prevents the rice paper wrapper from drying out và getting hard. It also prevents them from sticking together. They will last for 2 to 3 days in the fridge. You can definitely make this ahead!