Tofu Spring Rolls

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Prep Time: ~15 minutes
Cook Time: ~25 minutes
Yield: Makes 10 spring rolls



  • 1 package extra firm tofu, diced and sautéed
  • 1½ cups carrots, shredded
  • 1½ cups cabbage, shredded
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced or sliced into strips
  • 1 avocado, cut into thin slices
  • ½ onion, diced
  • ½ package spring roll pastry (square)
  • ¼c extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • Optional: thai basil or mint, shredded; vermicelli noodles, cooked and drained; bean sprouts; red chili flakes; and/or crushed peanuts.


Prep station.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degree F.
    • Line a baking tray with parchment paper or place a cooling rack on top of the baking pan.
  • Fill a shallow pan or large plate with luke warm water.
    • Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tbs extra virgin oil in a pan over medium heat.
    • Dice the tofu and sauté until brown.
      • Set aside.
  • While the tofu is sautéing, prep all of the veggies.
    • Shred the cabbage and carrots; dice the cucumber and onion; and slice the avocado.
    • Also prep any optional ingredients and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix the shredded cabbage with rice wine vinegar until well coated and remove the shreds to dry.
  • Remove one spring roll wrapper from the package and place it in the tray of water until fully submerged.
    • Place the wrapper diagonally on a plate or cutting board.
      • Add a thin layer of cabbage, carrots, onions, and cucumber.
      • Place one slice of avocado on top, and then add a heaping tablespoon of tofu.
      • Add remaining optional ingredients.
    • Pull the bottom corner of the spring roll wrapper over the stuffing ingredients and tuck beneath them.
      • Next fold in the sides of the wrapper.
      • Finally tightly wrap and roll the rest of the spring roll wrapper.
    •  Repeat until you have used all of your prepared ingredients.
  • Place all of the spring rolls on the baking sheet.
    • Using a cooking brush, coat the top and bottom of each spring roll in extra virgin olive oil.
  • Bake the spring rolls for 15 minutes until golden brown.
    • Flip the spring rolls and bake another 10 minutes.
    • Remove the spring rolls from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauce such as tamari or peanut sauce, and enjoy!

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