Vegetarian pancake rolls recipe

(41 ratings)

  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories255 Kcal13%
Fat5 g7%

These vegetarian pancake rolls are so quick and easy to make.

Working out at just 255 calories per serving, these pancake rolls are filled with veggies such as spring onions mangetout and baby corn, and plenty of tofu. Serve with hoisin dipping sauce and watch them disappear in minutes. This recipe serves 4 people but can easily be doubled to serve more.


  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 2.5cm (1in) piece root ginger, peeled and cut into thin strips
  • 1 bunch spring onions trimmed and sliced
  • 110g (4oz), mangetout trimmed and thinly sliced lengthways
  • 110g (4oz), baby corn trimmed and cut in half lengthwise
  • 225g (8oz) tofu, drained and cut into 12 x 1cm (1/2in) pieces
  • 1tbsp reduced salt soy sauce
  • 1tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 75g (3oz) beanshoots
  • 1 small bunch chives, optional
  • 12 soft Chinese 
  •  or 4 soft tortillas
  • 1/4 head Chinese leaves
  • Sweet chilli sauce to serve




  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick wok or large frying pan until very hot and then stir-fry the prepared vegetables and tofu for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the soy and hoisin sauces and beanshoots and continue to stir-fry for a further 2-3 minutes until the vegetables are just tender but still slightly crisp.
  3. Snip the chives into the pan, if using, and stir into the mixture.
  4. Meanwhile, heat the pancakes or tortillas according to the packet instructions and keep warm until ready to serve. Shred the Chinese leaves finely.
  5. To serve, divide the vegetable and tofu mixture between the pancakes or tortillas and roll up with some shredded Chinese leaves.
  6. Serve with sweet chilli sauce to dip.

Top tips for making vegetarian pancake rolls

If you'd rather make the meat version of these veggie pancake rolls just swap the tofu for peking duck instead.

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