Summer rolls and spring rolls are delicious appetizers or snacks that come in a variety of flavors and fillings. Simply speaking, these rolls contain an assortment of fresh veggies and herbs rolled in thin rice paper along with either tofu, shrimp, or meat. These rolls are fun to make yourself for a healthy, light meal, or with a group of family or friends for party appetizers. With all the different combinations of fillings and dipping sauces, you can never get bored with a delicious summer... roll or spring roll.
The recipes below include creative approaches to summer rolls and spring rolls that are also gluten-free. You will find healthy, refreshing recipes as well as recipes with American Southwestern influences, Indian spices, and grilled flavors. The dipping sauces are just as diverse and delicious offering inspiration for your next party - or meal.
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Crispy curried tofu, crunchy raw carrot and cucumber, avocado slices, salad greens, and gluten-free soba noodles come together in a beautiful summer roll by Elephantastic Vegan. The peanut butter dip is equally delicious and super simple to prepare.
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These spring rolls by Minimalist Baker feature crispy tofu, crunchy rainbow vegetables, and fresh herbs. Paired with a sweet-savory almond dipping sauce, these rolls are a vegan and gluten-free dream.
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Beautiful Chinese spinach and fresh basil are the stars of these fresh summer rolls by The View From Great Island, which also contain sprouts, spring onion, and bean thread noodles. A creamy coconut lemongrass dip adds another layer of flavor to this stunning dish.
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Influenced by Pad Thai, these vegetarian summer rolls by With Food + Love contain egg, sprouts, and crunchy veggies for a reinvention of a traditional Thai classic. You need to check out this Red Curry Peanut Sauce.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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In addition to a medley of herbs, rice noodles, and crisp veggies, these Vegan Veggie Summer Rolls by Avocado Pesto also include radishes and avocado that make for a refreshing appetizer or light meal.
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With quinoa, grilled asparagus, and spinach, these spring rolls by Naturally Ella are hearty and full of texture. Add the sweet and spicy chili-orange dressing, and you have a lovely meal packed with flavor.
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Tender shrimp, pork, herbs, and veggies on the inside, crispy on the outside. Heather Christo's spring rolls are baked for a clean, non-oily crunch, finished with a gluten-free Sweet Soy dipping sauce.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Vegan Richa shares a creative take on summer rolls with Indian spices and flavors. Her vegan summer rolls contain fresh mango and green chilis and are paired with a spiced, creamy Makhani dipping sauce.
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This unique twist on summer rolls by Foxes Love Lemons includes black beans, corn, sweet potatoes, kale, and red onion. A creamy Sriracha sauce makes this a flavorful southwestern style snack or lunch.
When shopping for ingredients, be sure to confirm that the product you select is gluten-free - especially the soy sauce and tamari for the dressings. Happy Rolling!