Foods For Health,  Lunch

Something the Kids Can Make for Lunch!!

Teaching the kids to prepare & choose their own lunches is a great start to their health….Rice paper rolls are really easy to make…prep the fillings the night before & roll in the morning…or do it all the night before?! 

Full of tasty veggies everyone will love. 🙂


  • x4 22cm round Vietnamese rice papers
  • 75g cooked rice noodles
  • Iceberg lettuce, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 avocado, peeled, destoned & thinly sliced
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1/2 red capsicum thinly sliced
  • 1/2 handful fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 handful fresh mint, roughly chopped
  1. Fill a dish with warm water & soak a rice paper for 5-10 sec, until pliable – then place on a sheet of kitchen paper.
  2. Pile 1/4 of the noodles in the middle of the rice paper.
  3. Top with capsicum, carrot, lettuce, avocado & pinch of herbs.
  4. Fold in the sides, then roll up.
  5. Cover with damp kitchen towel whilst assembling the rest
  6. Serve with the chilli dipping sauce below.

Chilli Dipping Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp rice wine or white vinegar
  • 1 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1/2 Tbsp raw caster sugar
  • 1 fresh chillies, finely chopped (hold the chilli if kids don’t like it)
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • pinch of fine sea salt
Mix all ingredients together & enjoy with rice paper rolls….or even fish or tofu cakes!!!
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