Beef spring rolls with carrots and cilantro

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These Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls are light, healthy & so much fun lớn make! They’re loaded with fresh mint & crunchy vegetables for a refreshing lunch or appetizer!

Easy fresh spring rolls you can make at home

Who doesn’t love a delicious fresh spring roll? (also sometimes called a “summer roll” loaded with noodles and veggies) và want to lớn know a secret? They’re actually super easy to lớn make at home! After trying it out, you’ll wonder why you haven’t been making them all the time!

This recipe is also naturally vegan, gluten-free và healthy for you! I also included a Peanut Dipping Sauce at the bottom of this recipe, and you can also stuff them with Lemongrass Tofu for some added protein.

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Key Ingredients

Purple Cabbage-I love using this in these spring rolls for a beautiful pop of colour! Pickled Carrots-Adding some sort of pickled vegetable khổng lồ a fresh spring roll really gives it an extra boost of flavour. Making homemade quick pickled carrots is quick & easy to do!Cucumber-for some freshness and some crunchGem lettuce-you want lớn use soft lettuce lượt thích gem lettuce in the wraps, which helps khổng lồ hold all the other ingredients together. Crispy lettuce like Romain will be too hard lớn roll up.

How to lớn make fresh spring rolls

Fresh spring rolls are simple and easy to make. Here’s how to vày it:

Wet your round spring roll paper in a bowl of warm water, then use your fingers khổng lồ press it down on a large plate. Then địa chỉ cửa hàng all your ingredients right to the centre of the rice paper. With the plate facing in front of you, fold over the left side of the wrapper & press it down.

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Repeat on the right side. Now the fun part! Flip the plate so one of the unfolded sides is facing you, then use your hands khổng lồ gently pull the wrapper over the ingredients. Press down & then roll the spring roll towards you. (Kind of like you’re rolling a burrito!)

And you’re done! You’ve just made a Vietnamese fresh spring roll! *applause!*

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed or at all confused by this technique & how to wrap spring rolls or salad rolls, click here lớn watch a video tutorial demonstrating how to make a fresh spring roll.

Expert tips

Using a bowl of warm water to soak your rice paper wrapper will help soften them up so they are just soft enough to wrap up. Use vermicelli noodles in your fresh spring rolls as a base. This will help give the spring rolls some bulk và make them easy lớn roll (also, makes them delicious!) Cut your vegetables in different sizes for some different textures in your rolls. When preparing your rolls, place the ones you’ve made on a plate between two damp paper towels. This will keep them fresh and help them from drying out. You can make these rice paper rolls in advance if you store them in the fridge in an air-tight container between two damp paper towels.These fresh spring rolls can be eaten with any Want lớn make them more filling and high in protein? Add any type of protein you like to these rolls! (Tofu, meats, edamame, tempeh…etc.)

Storage tips

Store any leftovers in an airtight container with a damp paper towel placed directly over the spring rolls. This will helps the spring rolls stay hydrated & prevent the rice paper wrappers from drying out.


Are Fresh Spring Rolls good for you?

Fresh Spring Rolls are a healthy alternative to fried spring rolls & light, gluten-free (usually) and low in carbs.

Are Fresh Spring Rolls and summer rolls the same thing?

Fresh Spring Rolls và Summer Rolls are the same. Fried spring rolls are usually wrapped in dough.

Where I can find rice paper wrappers?

You can find these at your local Asian grocery store, at many chain grocery stores in the aisle with other Asian ingredients or on Amazon.

More Vietnamese-style recipes to lớn try

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Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls