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Pan Fried Red Lentil Spring Rolls

Delicious pan fried red lentil spring rolls with a creamy lemon-ginger tahini dipping sauce. Delicious, healthy, filling, & easy to make!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Entrées
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 9 spring rolls
Calories: 261kcal
Author: Kristen Wood


  • Red Lentils


Spring Rolls

  • 2 cups red lentils cooked
  • 1 cup broccoli steamed & finely chopped
  • 1/3 white onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground coriander seed
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seed
  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • 9 rice paper/spring roll wrappers

Lemon-Ginger Tahini Dipping Sauce

  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1 tbs maple syrup
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 3 tsp gluten free tamari sauce
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat 1 tbs coconut oil.
  • Sauté onion & garlic until softened & beginning to brown - about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in your cooked lentils and broccoli, followed by all spices. Cook
  • for a few minutes until all is well combined. Turn off heat, set aside.
  • Take one rice paper wrapper & dip it in a large bowl warm water until slightly softened.
  • Lay rice paper flat on a cutting board & spoon 2 tbs of lentil mixture
  • into the center. Fold the bottom up & over mixture, followed by
  • folding each side in. Starting at the bottom, tightly roll upwards
  • until you have one spring roll. Repeat with remaining ingredients
  • until you have 9 spring rolls.
  • Heat 1 tbs of coconut oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place spring
  • rolls (in batches) into heated skillet.
  • Fry for a few minutes, flip, and fry for a few more minutes, or until
  • desired crispiness is achieved.
  • Let cool before serving (with lemon-ginger tahini dip!}
  • Lemon-Ginger Tahini Dipping Sauce:
  • Combine all dip ingredients. Whisk until smooth. Refrigerate any unused portion for up to one week.


Serving: 1spring rolls | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 270mg | Potassium: 502mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 4mg