raw zucchini rolls

raw zucchini rolls

gluten free, dairy free, sugar free

Raw Zucchini Rolls

I made a similar version of these rolls for a wedding a while back, and I made them again last week when making a 3 course dinner for the guests at Byron Bay Detox Retreat. So it’s about time they made it onto the blog. The filling ingredients are a guide only – You can add pretty much anything you like!

2 small zucchinis

3 tbsp cashew butter

1 avocado

the juice of 1 lime

1 lemon, cut in half

a small handful of each of the following:

julienned capsicum

julienned cucumber

sunflower sprouts

some Vietnamese mint leaves (you can substitute with spring onion if you prefer)

Let’s do this!

Mash the avocado with the lime juice and set aside on a chopping board with the cashew butter and other filling ingredients.

Raw Zucchini Rolls

Grab a peeler and peel your zucchinis into lengthways strips.

Raw Zucchini Rolls

Lay your strips down on a chopping board. Moving from left to right, add a dollop of cashew butter, the same amount of avocado mix, and then a very small amount of cashew butter at the far end on the right.

Next, add your filling ingredients – a small amount of each, until you have filled up the first 4-5cm of the strip. Add a quick squeeze of lemon.

Roll it up, using the small amount of cashew butter at the other end to stick the zucchini strip down.

Raw Zucchini Rolls

Now repeat until you have used up all the zucchini strips.

Raw Zucchini Rolls

Makes about 12 rolls

Note – if you’re making this for the first time, be aware that it takes a few attempts with the peeler to get the thickness right, so perhaps buy an extra zucchini!

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  • Christey
    Posted at 21:38h, 18 February Reply

    They look beautiful jules! (Minus the avocado 🙂
    Photos are q-uality too. So proud.
    Love c x

  • Eve
    Posted at 19:18h, 03 April Reply

    Looks delicious! And not to mention it’s healthy, too. But I agree with Christey – minus the avocado! 😀 (Sorry not a fan of those, but the other ingredients are yumm yumm!) I wonder if I can try this without the avocado? 😉

    • Jules
      Posted at 21:15h, 03 April Reply

      You could totally do it without the avocado. Just use a little more cashew butter and an extra squeeze of lemon 🙂

      • Eve
        Posted at 02:53h, 12 April Reply

        Thank you, Jules! 🙂

        • Jules
          Posted at 07:59h, 12 April Reply

          You’re welcome Eve 🙂

  • joy russo
    Posted at 13:54h, 03 November Reply

    I was at the Byron Retreat and loved this dish – WITH THE AVOCADO PERFECT!!!

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