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Asian Summer Rolls

Vegetarian with Glass Noodles and Snow Peas
Average: 4.4 (7 votes)
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Asian Summer Rolls

Asian Summer Rolls - Whether a light appetizer or party finger food, these deliciously-filled summer rolls fit any menu

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Health Score:
72 / 100
40 min.

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Nutritional values

These Asian-inspired vegetarian rolls are low in fat but rich in vitamins. Mango and carrot provide plenty of beta-carotene, which protects against the harmful effects of UV rays.

These summer rolls are perfect for picnics: simply wrap them in cling wrap and they travel very well.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie102 cal.(5 %)
Protein4 g(4 %)
Fat1 g(1 %)
Carbohydrates16 g(11 %)
Sugar added1 g(4 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.5 mg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₂0 mg(0 %)
Niacin1.5 mg(13 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate27 μg(9 %)
Pantothenic acid0.2 mg(3 %)
Biotin2.1 μg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C11 mg(12 %)
Potassium181 mg(5 %)
Calcium43 mg(4 %)
Magnesium21 mg(7 %)
Iron1.1 mg(7 %)
Iodine2 μg(1 %)
Zinc0.5 mg(6 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.2 g
Uric acid27 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
Development of this recipe:


4 ozs firm Tofu
1 tsp neutral-tasting vegetable oil
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp honey
4 ozs Glass noodles (or rice vermicelli)
10 Snow peas
2 scallions
8 leaves tender Lettuce
1 carrot
¼ Mango
8 sheets Rice paper ((11)
sweet Chili sauce (for serving)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Kitchen shears, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Kitchen towel, 1 Plastic wrap, 1 Plate, 1 Peeler

Preparation steps

Asian Summer Rolls preparation step 1

Cut tofu into thin sticks. Heat oil in a skillet and fry the tofu 1 minute, turning.

Asian Summer Rolls preparation step 2

Add soy sauce and honey and bring to a boil. Place tofu on a plate and let cool.

Asian Summer Rolls preparation step 3

Put the noodles in a bowl and pour in very hot water. Soak for 15 minutes. Drain well and cut slightly smaller with kitchen shears.

Asian Summer Rolls preparation step 4

While the noodles soak, trim snow peas and cook for 30 seconds in salted water. Drain, rinse with cold water, drain and cut into fine strips. Rinse scallions, trim and cut into thin slices.

Asian Summer Rolls preparation step 5

Rinse lettuce leaves and spin dry. Peel carrot and cut into very fine strips (julienne).

Asian Summer Rolls preparation step 6

Peel mango, cut flesh from the pit and cut into thin strips.

Asian Summer Rolls preparation step 7

Soak 2 sheets of rice paper approximately 45 seconds to soak in very warm water. Take rice paper out of the water and place side by side on a damp kitchen towel.

Asian Summer Rolls preparation step 8

Lay 2 lettuce leaves on each sheet of rice paper. Place 1/4 of the prepared ingredients on the lettuce, leaving a border on all sides of at least 3/4 inch free.

Asian Summer Rolls preparation step 9

Roll up sheets firmly. Proceed as described with the other sheets. Cut the summer rolls into 3/4 inch pieces and serve drizzled will with sweet chili sauce. If the summer rolls will not be served the same day, wrap with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator.