Vegetarian Summer Rolls
These cool Vietnamese summer rolls are filled with rice noodles, avocado, carrots, and cucumber. Enjoy them as a vegetarian appetizer or light summer main course.
Firm vermicelli rice noodles are commonly added to summer rolls, but rolls can be made without them. Experiment with different fresh fillings and flavor combinations.
Shrimp and Mint Summer Rolls: 1/2 pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined, cooked, then halved lengthwise; 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves; 1 medium carrot, cut into matchsticks (1 1/2 cups); 1 bunch chives. Chicken and Mango Summer Rolls: 4 ounces chicken cutlets, cooked and shredded; 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves; 1 medium carrot, cut into matchsticks (1 1/2 cups); 1 small ripe mango, peeled and thinly sliced.