Substitute peanuts for the chopped toasted slivered almonds.
Substitute leaf lettuce for the cabbage.
For more colour, add 1 Tbsp. matchlike carrot sticks to filling in each spring roll before wrapping with prepared rice paper sheet as directed.
These easy-to-make spring rolls can be prepared ahead of time. Place, seam sides down, on large sheet of plastic wrap, then top with damp paper towels. Wrap tightly. Refrigerate up to 12 hours before serving.
How to Toast the Nuts
Toasting nuts adds crunch and intensifies their flavour. MICROWAVE METHOD: Place up to 1 cup of nuts in a shallow microwaveable dish. Microwave on HIGH until fragrant and crisp, stirring every 30 sec. STOVETOP METHOD: Place nuts in ungreased skillet. Cook on medium heat until golden brown, stirring frequently. OVEN METHOD: Spread nuts onto bottom of shallow baking pan. Bake in 350°F oven 8 to 10 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.