Spring rolls make for the perfect meal or snack. They are light, refreshing, and can be filled with any of your favorite vegetables. This dish is a delicious way to get in a variety of phytonutrients- natural plant compounds that repair DNA damage, enhance intracellular communication, and boost immune function. While there are many variations of what you can put inside of your spring rolls, you want to make sure you pair them with this Savir Foods take on a traditional peanut dipping sauce. Peanuts, which are actually a legume and not a nut, are rich in healthy fats, protein, and vitamin E. This healthier take on a peanut sauce is naturally sweetened, gluten-free, and packed full of flavor. It can be paired with many other dishes to quickly take it to the next level.
1 cup peanut butter (Can sub almond butter)
3 tbsp tamari or liquid aminos
½ cup rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp date syrup or maple syrup
4 tbsp Black Mint sauce
1 tbsp Amarillo sauce (optional if you want to add some more heat)
1 tsp sesame oil
¼ tsp minced ginger
Hot water to thin out sauce
1. Combine all ingredients together and add in small amounts of hot water until you get your desired consistency.
2. Feel free to add however much hot sauce you'd like until you get the peanut sauce to your desired heat level.
1. Dip your rice paper in warm water for 10-15 seconds then lay on a flat surface.
2. Place your fillings on the bottom third of the rice paper sheet. Tip: What you place down first, will be visible on the outside of the roll.
3. Fold the bottom of the rice paper up and over the fillings then fold in the sides towards the center to cover the filling and continue to roll upwards.