Summer rolls are wrapped in softened rice paper. This version takes advantage of chilled Lemongrass Beef.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2002


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 2 summer rolls and about 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare sauce, combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

  • To prepare rolls, add cold water to a large, shallow dish to a depth of 1 inch. Place 1 rice paper sheet in dish of water; let stand 2 minutes or until soft.

  • Place softened rice paper sheet on a flat surface. Place 1 lettuce leaf on the bottom third of the sheet. Top with 1 tablespoon each of noodles, sprouts, cucumber, carrot, mint, and cilantro; add 2 Lemongrass Beef strips.

  • Fold sides of rice paper sheet over filling; roll up jelly-roll fashion. Gently press seam to seal; place, seam side down, on a serving platter (cover with a damp cloth to keep from drying). Repeat procedure with remaining rice paper sheets, noodles, vegetables, herbs, and beef. Serve with sauce.

  • (Totals include Lemongrass Beef)

Nutrition Facts

230 calories; calories from fat 16%; fat 4g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 1.5g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 14.8g; carbohydrates 34g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 34mg; iron 2.3mg; sodium 443mg; calcium 43mg.