[Foodie Friday Recipe] Cucumber Rolls w/Spicy Chipotle Dipping Sauce

These keto cucumber rolls make a delicious and healthy summer snack that’s as fresh and tasty as it is good for you…

Here’s a fresh, light, and tasty summer snack that will please your tastebuds as well as your body! This light and healthy keto-friendly recipe is full of fresh summer flavors like crisp cucumbers, sweet red peppers, and creamy avocado.

Pair these cucumber rolls with a spicy and tangy Chipotle-tomato dipping sauce for an extra kick – or if you prefer a creamy dip, you can also try a ranch-style or yogurt dip with your choice of fresh herbs.

Not only is this a delicious summer snack idea, but it’s also super quick and easy to make! (The dip can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for at least a week.)

Keto Cucumber Rolls

Yield: 6-8 servings
Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 avocados, peeled, seed removed, and sliced
  • Roasted red peppers, sliced (make your own or use jarred)
  • 2 English cucumbers, peeled (seeded varieties do not work well in this recipe)
  • Fine sea salt
  • 1-2 tablespoons chopped chives

Instructions:

  1. Using a mandolin, thinly slice each cucumber lengthwise
  2. Starting at the wide end of each slice of cucumber, put two roasted red pepper slices (if large, chop in half and use one) and two slices of avocado on the end. Sprinkle with salt and roll up the cucumber slice. Place each roll on a platter and sprinkle with chopped chives
  3. Serve with dipping sauce

Chipotle-Tomato Dipping Sauce

Yield: about 1 cup
Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 (6 oz.) jar tomato paste (no sugar added)
  • 1 tsp. white vinegar plus enough water to equal ¼ cup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. powdered stevia (or the equivalent in drop form)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp. ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp. ground chipotle pepper, or to taste
  • Dash liquid smoke, or to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and whisk until smooth; taste and adjust seasoning as desired. If you are not on a strict keto diet, you can add 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar.
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