vietnamese salad roll

Recipe: Easy tofu avocado salad rolls with Thai peanut sauce

vegan tofu salad rollsLooking for an easy and healthy alternative to a sandwich? Try these Vietnamese salad roll-inspired rice wraps — they’re super simple to put together and are a perfect high-protein vegan lunch option. I used a store-bought Thai peanut sauce because I was feeling lazy this week, but you can easily make your own.

Simple tofu avocado salad rolls with peanut sauce
Makes two rolls

Ingredients

  • Two rice paper wraps – you can pick these up at most grocery stores
  • 4-6 leaves of green leaf lettuce
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1/2 an avocado
  • 85 grams (two pieces) firm tofu
  • 3 TBSP Braggs Liquid Aminos Soy Sauce
  • 1 TSP onion powder, a pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 TBSP spicy thai peanut sauce – homemade or store bought

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Recipe: Simple tofu avocado salad rolls with peanut sauce

vegan tofu salad rollsLooking for an easy and healthy alternative to a sandwich? Try these Vietnamese salad roll-inspired rice wraps — they’re super easy to put together and are a perfect high-protein vegan lunch option. I used a store-bought thai peanut sauce because I was feeling lazy this week, but you can easily make your own.

Simple tofu avocado salad rolls with peanut sauce
Makes two rolls

Ingredients

  • Two rice paper wraps – you can pick these up at mot grocery stores
  • 4-6 leaves of green leaf lettuce
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1/2 an avocado
  • 85 grams (two pieces) firm tofu
  • 3 TBSP Braggs Liquid Aminos Soy Sauce
  • 1 TSP onion powder, a pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 TBSP spicy thai peanut sauce – homemade or store bought

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Recipe: Easy smoked salmon and avocado salad rolls with spicy peanut sauce

Salmon and avocado salad roll

Salmon and avocado salad roll

Looking for an easy and healthy alternative to a sandwich? Try these Vietnamese salad roll-inspired rice wraps — they’re super easy to put together and are a perfect high-protein lunch option. I used a store-bought thai peanut sauce because I was feeling lazy this week, but you can easily make your own.

Easy smoked salmon and avocado salad rolls with spicy peanut sauce
Makes two rolls

Ingredients

  • Two rice paper wraps – you can pick these up at mot grocery stores
  • 4-6 leaves of green leaf lettuce
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1/2 an avocado
  • 3/4 cup smoked salmon
  • 1 tbsp spicy thai peanut sauce – homemade or store bought

Directions

  1. roll1Run the rice paper under warm water for 30 seconds, making sure to dampen both sides.
  2. Place rice paper on a cutting board and place a few slices of avocado (about 1/4 of the avocado) in the middle of the rice paper.
  3. Next, place 1/3-1/2 cup of the smoked salmon in the middle of the rice paper on top of the avocado.
  4. Grate about half the carrot on top of the smoked salmon.
  5. Drizzle 1/2 tbsp of the spicy thai peanut sauce over the carrot.
  6. Place 3 or so lettuce leaves over the avocado, salmon and carrot.
  7. Grab one side of the rice paper (it should be pliable now) and fold it in half over the lettuce. Fold in either side so the ends are covered, make sure the lettuce and insides are tucked in then roll it so the other side is sealed. If that made no sense to you, watch this video for a tutorial. (It may take a few times to roll it into an actual roll — my first ended up looking like some kind of alien egg.)
  8. Repeat using the remaining ingredients for the second roll.
  9. Devour for lunch!

If you plan to make these in the morning to take to work, place a small lettuce leaf down on the rice paper before the avocado and salmon – that should prevent the peanut sauce from going through to the rice paper, which can make it too soft and end up tearing.

Nutrition for two rolls: 279 calories, 11 g fat, 30 g carbs, 21 g protein, 4 g fibre

Let me know if you try this! What are you having for lunch today? Do you have any good salad roll recipe/combos I should try?

– B

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