Cucumber Roll-Ups with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

Who says you shouldn’t play with your food?

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.

Cucumber Roll Ups
makes as many as you’d like


1 large cucumber
Raw Bean-Free Hummus
Sun Dried Tomato Sauce (recipe below)


To create your cucumber rolls, you’ll need a mandolin or a wide vegetable peeler. Slice the cucumber lengthwise, into very thin slices.

Because they are so thin, you’ll want to double-up the slices for each roll, like so:

Apply a thin layer of of hummus lengthwise down each slice.

Then roll up, and top each roll with a dollop of tomato sauce!

And to think, I was tempted to just have cucumber slices with hummus for lunch.

These roll-ups are way more fun!

While you can create a variety of flavor combinations using any dips or sauces you like (this pesto would be delicious, and you could make a kid-friendly version using almond butter and honey), I loved this pairing of hummus + tomato sauce.

Sun Dried Tomato Sauce
makes about 1 1/2 cups


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


In a high-speed blender, blend all the ingredients until smooth and creamy.

This makes a very thick, richly tomato-flavored sauce. Feel free to add more liquid, or adjust the ingredients, to suit your tastes!



Next time, I think I’ll reduce the amount of sun dried tomatoes, to bring out the roasted red pepper flavor a bit more. (I can’t get enough of roasted red peppers lately!)

I’m so excited to enjoy leftovers this weekend. 😀

Meet Megan Gilmore

Hi, I’m Megan. A former fast food junkie turned certified nutritionist consultant, trying to make healthy living as easy as possible. I believe in eating delicious whole foods on a regular basis to help naturally support the body’s detox organs— no juice fasting required. (Unless you want to!) If you make one of my healthy recipes, tag @detoxinista on Instagram or Facebook so I can see!

28 thoughts on “Cucumber Roll-Ups with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

    1. Willie Higgs

      Is it possible to make these roll-ups beforehande! Some other cucumber rollups I have made previously disintegrated and was a mesh by the time I wanted to serve it!

  1. Beth @ Tasty Yummies

    Yay – I was so excited to find your blog after you commented on mine 🙂 Oh my gosh, these are soo beautiful and they look super satisfying and fresh! Thanks for sharing and thanks for commenting on my blog. I already bookmarked your site!

  2. Alyssa

    WOW THESE LOOK AMAZING!!!!! I’m very, very intrigued by the sun dried tomato sauce… I have yet to roast my own bell peppers, it intimidates me, haha.

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    Never again will I settle for just plain old sliced cukes and hummus. This is awesome!

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  5. Lizzie

    This looks amazing! Just one question, I want to make the sun dried tomato sauce in advance. How long do you think it could last?

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  12. Aruna

    Lovely refreshing attractive recipe.
    Can you please suggest some other fillings also for these cucumber rolls.
    Thank you.


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