Summer rolls: a fun and tasty option for dinner

These rolls are tasty, quick to prepare and often can be a good option for a last-minute meal. Also they can be prepared with many ingredients.

They are the secret card for a fun and tasty dinner: the rolls can be prepared with a variety of ingredients such as with vegetables, meat or fish, for all tastes. The stuffing is covered with slices of what you prefer, from fish to vegetables, which can be served both hot and cold, therefore perfect even for these warm days which lower the desire to eat something above 10 degrees.

Dried fruit, breadcrumbs and oil. The filling is ready.

There are infinite versions of fillings that can be prepared but if you have little time and still want a tasty result, choose chopped dried fruit with a spoonful of breadcrumbs, a little of excellent quality extra virgin olive oil, the adding some herbs, and it is done. The same can be with grilled or baked vegetables, as well as slices of all types of meat will have an intriguing and delicious flavour.

And now try our suggestions, suitable for all menus, vegan included!

 

Vegetable Rolls

Take two yellow peppers, cut them lengthwise, obtaining 8 layers, deprive them of seeds and white part and then let them roast in the oven for 1 hour at 100 °.

In the meantime, take an onion, a fennel, a celery stalk and a carrot and chop everything.

Put the chopped vegetables in a pan with three tablespoons of oil and lightly roast them.

Add half a litter of water and cook over low heat for about an hour.

Once cooked, blend the vegetables with a mixer.

Also chop 100 g of Taggiasca olives in oil, 50 g of desalted capers and a sprig of parsley. Add them to 100 g of breadcrumbs, extra virgin olive oil and salt. Mix well and keep aside.

Remove the peppers from the oven, lay them on a cutting board and fill them with olives and breadcrumbs, roll them up and place them on a baking sheet. Heat them for ten minutes at 180 degrees and then serve on the pureed vegetable cream.

 

Turkey and Pistachio Rolls

The turkey meat is tender and has a delicate flavour, perfect to combine with a stronger taste such as mortadella.

Take slices of turkey, beat them with a meat tenderizer, to thin them, lay and cover them with a slice of mortadella and a mince of basil. Close the slices, forming a roll and pass them in the pistachio grains.

In a pan, put extra virgin olive oil, half a glass of white wine and a few sprigs of rosemary.

Place the rolls in the pan, salt them and cook them at 180 degrees for 50 minutes, until they are golden brown.

 

Rolls with swordfish and fennel

The swordfish carpaccio is perfect for the creation of these rolls that can be served as a second serve or, if you prefer, as a fish appetizer.

Take the slices of swordfish and marinate them for an hour in with lemon juice and salt, then remove them from the marinade and cover them with fresh and cleaned lettuce leaves.

Add chopped walnuts, fennel and bell pepper strips and roll them.

Finally put them on a plate and complete the dish with a tarragon sauce mixed with oil, salt and pepper.

 

Parma Ham Rolls

These types of rolls are delicious, easy to prepare and perfect for a fresh and quick lunch.

Take 100 g of shelled fava beans and blend them with 100 g of shelled pistachios.

Add two tablespoons of grated pecorino cheese, a drizzle of oil, pepper and the grated zest of one lemon to the mince.

Mix well and fill each slice of ham with the prepared stuffing.

Cut all slices in half and place them on a serving plate with fresh salad seasoned with lemon juice and salt.

 

Pork and Pepper Rolls

It is needed a whole piece of pork loin to prepare this dish.

Rub the meat with salt, put it in a pan with sage and rosemary, add oil and bake at 200 degrees for about 30 minutes, turning it over often.

Once cooked and cooled, cut the meat into thin slices (preferably with an electric knife).

Meanwhile, prepare the filling: take a pepper, wash it, remove the seeds and the white part and cut it into cubes. Slice half an onion and some thyme leaves.

Collect the vegetables in a bowl and season them with oil and salt.

Now take the slices of meat and stuff them with the seasoned vegetables. Roll them to form the rolls and serve them cold.