Vegan Cucumber Rolls

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These Vegan Cucumber Rolls are sure to make you fall in love with plant-based 🌿 roll-ups! They can be made for breakfast or a snack or can be made to have alongside a more filling breakfast or lunch, depending on your lifestyle. I know my video of the other roll-ups went viral, and you all loved it, but this version is for my beautiful humans who need to switch things up, cannot tolerate dairy, or are living a vegan lifestyle.

Why You’ll Love Vegan Cucumber Rolls

These vegan cucumber rolls are so versatile and can be made with any veggies you like. You can even drizzle them with vegan spicy mayo, cream cheese, tzatziki, ranch, or anything your heart desires to make them according to taste. I love having these as a midday snack, but they are so fun for kids’ (or adult!) lunches too. The crunch from the 🥒 cucumber, combined with the sweetness of the caramelized veggies is to die for. Also, for added protein you could include some marinated and cooked tofu. Alternatively, if you’re not vegan, you can definitely add a protein such as fish or chicken.

How to Prepare Vegan Cucumber Rolls

🔪 Peel the top of the cucumber until it is even, and start to make strips with a Y-peeler or a potato peeler. Spread out the strips on a paper towel, as cucumbers have a lot of water content.

🥒 Arrange the cucumber strips in a row making sure they overlap each other slightly. Pat them down with a paper towel, removing any excess moisture.

🫑 Add desired fillings such as hummus, raw bell peppers, sautéed mushrooms, and sautéed onions. Feel free to season the veggies with salt and pepper if you’d like!

🌀 Gently roll it up and cut into bite-size pieces. You can also secure it with toothpicks for ease and make cuts between each toothpick. Enjoy!

Nonna’s Tip

I sautéed my onion and mushroom in a touch of avocado oil spray. If you don’t like mushrooms, then leave them out.

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Vegan Cucumber Rolls Variations and Substitutions

There are so many ways you can change up these healthy vegan cucumber rolls to suit your taste or dietary restrictions. As always, feel free to get creative with different combinations and don’t forget to tell me in the comments what you try!

  1. Instead of hummus, you could try cream cheese, tzatziki, or 🥑 guacamole.
  2. If you want to increase the protein, you could add some cooked chicken, smoked salmon, or tofu.
  3. Feel free to experiment with different fresh vegetables such as shredded 🥕 carrots, avocado slices, or radishes.
  4. Try drizzling a sauce on top, such as a balsamic glaze, soy sauce, spicy mayo or tahini dressing.
  5. Add pickled vegetables like 🧄 garlic, radishes, or red onions for a tangy twist.
  6. Instead of cucumber, you can easily make these roll-ups with zucchini ribbons as well.
  7. If you’d like to make these into lettuce wraps 🥬 instead of cucumber rolls, simply use large sturdy lettuce leaves such as romaine lettuce to roll up your ingredients.

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Best Served With

  • Marinated and grilled tofu could be a delicious plant-based protein option
  • A light salad with a citrus or vinaigrette dressing
  • Serve these vegan cucumber rolls with a side of vegetables like steamed broccoli, roasted asparagus, or my Asian-style green beans
  • A crunchy and flavorful Asian slaw with sesame dressing
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Common Questions

How did you prepare the mushrooms?

I sautéed my onions and mushrooms in a touch of avocado oil spray. If you don’t like mushrooms, then leave them out.

Can I make these vegan cucumber rolls ahead of time?

These should be eaten the same day they are made. You could make them in the morning and eat them for lunch, but I would not store them overnight as they will have a more soggy texture the next day.

Vegan Cucumber Rolls

Vegan Cucumber Rolls

These Vegan Cucumber Rolls are sure to make you fall in love with plant-based 🌿 roll-ups! They can be made for breakfast or a snack or can be made to have alongside a more filling breakfast or lunch, depending on your lifestyle.
5 from 2 votes
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Author: The Modern Nonna
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients 

  • 10 slices English cucumber
  • 2 tablespoon hummus
  • ¼ cup raw bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • cup sautéed mushrooms, optional
  • ¼ cup sautéed onions, thinly sliced
  • dill or parsley for garnish, optional

Instructions 

  • Peel the top of the cucumber until it is even, and start to make strips with a Y-peeler or a potato peeler.
  • Spread out the strips on a paper towel, as cucumbers have a lot of water content.
  • Arrange the cucumber strips in a row, making sure they overlap each other slightly. Pat them down with a paper towel, removing any excess moisture.
  • Add desired fillings such as hummus, raw bell peppers, sautéed mushrooms, and sautéed onions. Feel free to season the veggies with salt and pepper if you'd like!
  • Gently roll it up and cut into bite-size pieces. You can also secure it with toothpicks for ease and make cuts between each toothpick. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 235kcal, Carbohydrates: 49g, Protein: 11g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 132mg, Potassium: 1831mg, Fiber: 9g, Sugar: 21g, Vitamin A: 2268IU, Vitamin C: 80mg, Calcium: 190mg, Iron: 4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
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  1. 5 stars
    Hi, love your recipes but would love if you could catergorize them all together rather than have to scroll through each page. ie, all appetizers, all desserts, main dishes etc