Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls

Diet Tags

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Pescatarian

This dish, Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls, is a healthy and delicious option for people with hypercalciuria. This medical condition means an excess of calcium in the urine. To manage it, patients must follow a diet low in calcium and protein.

The rolls are a great way to do this while enjoying a satisfying meal. They are made with fresh vegetables, rice vermicelli noodles, and rice paper. Enjoy the Peanut Dipping Sauce with this balanced and tasty dish.

Recipe Benefits

Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls are a good option if you’re trying to eat healthily. These rolls are made with fresh vegetables like lettuce, bell peppers, carrots, and cucumbers, which provide essential vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber to promote overall well-being. Additionally, they are intentionally low in protein, making them ideal for those trying to reduce their protein intake.

Moreover, these rolls are vegan-friendly, making them suitable for vegetarians and vegans who want to enjoy a plant-based meal that aligns with their dietary preferences. Another benefit is that they can help manage excessive calcium levels in the urine by avoiding high-calcium ingredients. Overall, Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls are a nutrient-rich and healthy option to help you maintain a balanced diet.


For 8 servings

Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls

  • 50g Dried Vermicelli Noodles
  • 8 Lettuce Leaves Use soft lettuce such as Butter lettuce
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper thinly sliced
  • 2 Carrots peeled and thinly sliced into matchsticks
  • 1 Cucumber thinly sliced into matchsticks
  • ½ cup Edamame Beans
  • ¼ cup Coriander (Cilantro) roughly chopped
  • 16 Mint Leaves
  • 8 Rice Paper Wrappers

Peanut Dipping Sauce

  • Three tablespoons Peanut Butter
  • 1½ tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar
  • Two tablespoons of Soy Sauce
  • One tablespoon of Sesame Oil
  • ½ tablespoon honey
  • ½ tablespoon Ginger, minced
  • 2-3 tablespoons Water as needed


Peanut Sauce

  1. Whisk together the Peanut Dipping Sauce ingredients until smooth. Thin with 2-3 tablespoons of water as needed. Adjust seasoning to taste.

Rice Paper Rolls

  1. Boil a pan of water and add noodles. Cook for 2 minutes or according to package instructions. After cooking, drain and rinse the noodles under cold water. Prepare all the filling ingredients beforehand and have them within reach. 
  2. Fill a large bowl with warm water and submerge a sheet of rice paper for 5 seconds. Remove the rice paper and let any excess water drip off. Then, place it carefully on a clean dish towel or board to prevent sticking. 
  3. On the bottom half of the rice paper, add a lettuce leaf, a small handful of noodles, some vegetables, coriander (cilantro), and two mint leaves. Fold the bottom edge of the rice paper over the fillings until they are fully covered. Fold the sides and continue rolling until it is sealed. Repeat with the remaining rice paper wraps. 
  4. Serve the spring rolls with the dipping sauce on the side. You can serve them whole or sliced in half with a sharp, wet knife. Enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Per serving

  • Calories: 102,7 kcal
  • Protein: 3,6 g
  • Fat: 6,6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6,9 g
  • Fiber: 2,1 g
  • Calcium: 17, 6 mg

Based on Nutrisurvey


While Vegetable Rice Paper Rolls offer a balanced and low-calcium option for managing hypercalciuria, individual dietary requirements and preferences vary. Please ensure the ingredients meet your dietary needs and allergies if you have any. Additionally, this recipe serves as a dietary suggestion. It should be consumed as part of a well-rounded diet that aligns with your nutritional goals and any dietary recommendations a healthcare professional provides. If you have any underlying health concerns or require personalized dietary guidance, it’s advisable to consult with a healthcare provider or registered dietitian. Enjoy this nutritious and delicious dish while making informed choices that suit your requirements and promote urinary calcium balance.

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