Tofu Summer Rolls with Carrot, Cucumber and Mint-Basil Tahini Dip

Try this quick and easy healthy snack/meal!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 carrot
  • 0.5 cucumber
  • 4 oz super-firm cubed tofu
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
    0.5 tbsp maple syrup
  • 0.5 lemon
  • 2 brown rice wrappers

PREPARATION: 

1. Slice carrots and cucumber lengthwise into thin strips.

2. Halve each cube of tofu and set aside.

3. Coarsely chop basil and mint. Set aside.

4. In a small food processor or bowl, combine tahini, garlic, maple syrup, juice of half a lemon, and salt and pepper to taste. Whisk or blend to combine evenly, adding water 1 tsp at a time to achieve desired consistency. Transfer sauce to a serving dish (for dipping).

5. Boil 1 cup of water and pour into a shallow dish that is at least 1” wider than your rice wrappers. Place wrappers into the hot water for 1 minute until soft.

6. Remove and place on a dry work surface. Layer in tofu, carrots, cucumber, mint and basil.

7. Fold up the bottom and top of the wrapper, then roll side-to-side to seal in your filling.

Serve with dipping sauce.

NUTRITIONAL INTRO: 

  • Calories 361.6
  • Fat 21.8g
  • Carbs 29.4g
  • Sugar 8.4g
  • Fiber 5.7g
  • Protein 18.8g
  • Sodium 165.3mg

 

ABOUT AMY: 

Amy Height is a Holistic Health Coach, stage manager, triathlete and yogi living in San Francisco. She has a healthy obsession with HIIT and CrossFit, which she balances with a healthy love for all things plant-based and edible. She shares healthy living ideas and fun vegan recipes at fromthegroundupwellness.com.

Tofu Summer Rolls with Carrot, Cucumber and Mint-Basil Tahini Dip

By BurnThis Ambassador & Holistic Health Coach, Amy Height