Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Cucumber Roll Ups


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Cucumber Roll-Ups with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce. These cucumber roll-ups are a fun twist on traditional veggies with dip. You can use any of your favorite dressings or sauces to create a platter of delicious finger food. Perfect for a light meal or snack.
Ingredients:
Cucumber Roll Ups
  • 1 large cucumber
  • Raw Bean-Free Hummus
Sun Dried Tomato Sauce
  • 3 oz. sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 roasted red peppers (here’s an easy how-to-guide on roasting peppers)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cloves raw garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Directions:
Cucumber Roll Ups
  1. To create your cucumber rolls, you’ll need a mandolin or a wide vegetable peeler. Slice the cucumber lengthwise, into very thin slices.
  2. Because they are so thin, you’ll want to double-up the slices for each roll, like so
  3. Apply a thin layer of of hummus lengthwise down each slice.
  4. Then roll up, and top each roll with a dollop of tomato sauce!
  5. And to think, I was tempted to just have cucumber slices with hummus for lunch.
Sun Dried Tomato Sauce
  1. In a high-speed blender, blend all the ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  2. This makes a very thick, richly tomato-flavored sauce. Feel free to add more liquid, or adjust the ingredients, to suit your tastes!

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