Asian-Inspired Vegan Cabbage Wraps with Peanut Sauce

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Full of bright flavor and packed with crispy veggies, these Asian-inspired vegan cabbage wraps have achieved craveable status in our kitchens. Maybe it’s the cilantro rice. Maybe it’s the creamy avocado or the toasted sesame oil. Maybe it’s the peanut sauce for dipping and drizzling. Truth be told, it’s really the entirety of these wraps – the way the ingredients all work together for several blissful bites. Make them for yourself and see how they roll.

Asian-Inspired Cabbage Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Asian-Inspired Cabbage Wraps with Peanut Sauce
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Asian-Inspired Vegan Cabbage Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 wraps
Calories 236 kcal
Author Pau D'Elia

Ingredients

Peanut sauce

Optional

  • Jalapeño seeds removed, grated

Wraps

  • 3 cups cooked organic basmati rice
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 Napa cabbage
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper or another color
  • 2 carrots
  • Sesame oil

Instructions

Peanut sauce

  1. In bowl, mix all ingredients. Add 3-4 tablespoons hot water to achieve desired consistency and add salt to taste. Set aside.

Cabbage

  1. Rinse whole cabbage. With paring knife, cut off core.
  2. Remove leaves, one by one, without tearing.
  3. In steamer, place desired amount of leaves (8 are used in this recipe) and steam 15-20 minutes, or until desired consistency.
  4. Remove and place on plate to cool.

Filling

  1. Cook rice per package directions, adding half of cilantro bunch and salt. (Note: Discard cilantro stems when rice is ready.)
  2. De-seed and cut bell pepper into matchsticks.
  3. Cut avocado into thin slices.
  4. Chop remaining half of cilantro bunch.
  5. Peel and cut carrots in julienne or matchsticks.

Assembly

  1. On prepared flat surface, lay out cabbage leaves and, close to one end of leaf, layer on rice, avocado, carrots and bell peppers.
  2. For each cabbage leaf, fold in sides and then top over filling and roll similar to burrito.
  3. In sauté pan over medium heat, heat sesame oil; arrange rolls and pan sear a few minutes on both sides, until golden brown.
  4. Serve immediately with drizzle of peanut sauce and garnish of cilantro.

Recipe Notes

Roll these up with ingredients from Vitacost.

Nutrition Facts
Asian-Inspired Vegan Cabbage Wraps with Peanut Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 236 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Sodium 79mg3%
Potassium 614mg18%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 3530IU71%
Vitamin C 65mg79%
Calcium 111mg11%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.