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It's summer, ladies. The last thing you want to do is spend all your time in a hot kitchen—what you need are quick and light foods. This fast and easy spring roll recipe is perfect for those lazy days.
There’s lots of room for creativity and when it comes to making these rolls. Just like mixing and matching with clothes, you can do the same with this delish dish.
What you’ll need…
Leaves: lettuce, spinach, kale, cabbage
Herbs: Thai basil, basil, cilantro, mint,
Creamy: avocado, sweet potato
Crunchy: cucumber, carrots, bell peppers,
jalapenos, bean sprouts, jicama, daikon
Fruits: mango, strawberries, pineapple
Protein: tofu, crab, cooked shrimp or
Noodles (grass rice or “bean thread”)
What to do…
your fillings by rinsing off and chopping up any fruits or vegetables into thin
slices. Soak your until soft.
2. Fill a large shallow baking dish with warm water. Dip the
rice paper wrappers into until the wrapper softens but is still a bit firm.
3. Place wrappers on a flat surface and add your tasty
ingredients, starting with your leafy fillings. Be certain to pile your
ingredients to the edge closest to you and roll forward, to create your wrap.
Continue rolling forward, and then let the roll rest on its crease to seal.
Whisk up Peanut dip to enjoy with your
delicious summer snack.
What you’ll need:
1/4 cup natural creamy
1 1/2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
juice of half a lime
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
BY ERIKA KREE VIA MELISSA AT IHEARTDAILY.COM ON 7/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN recipes, health, nutrition