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Italian Egg Rolls Recipe

Impress your company with these homemade egg rolls filled with yummy sausage, veggies and cheese from Shirley Intihar of Eveleth, Minnesota. . The simple party starters come together really easily. You'll master the technique quickly!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min./batch YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound bulk hot Italian sausage
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 14 egg roll wrappers
  • Oil for frying
  • Ragú® Old World Style® Traditional, warmed, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook the sausage, green pepper and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain and cool. Stir in the spinach, cheeses and garlic powder.
  • 2. Place 1/3 cup sausage mixture in the center of each egg roll wrapper. Fold bottom corner over filling; fold sides toward center over filling. Moisten remaining corner with water; roll up tightly to seal.
  • 3. In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry egg rolls, in batches, for 2-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with spaghetti sauce if desired. Yield: 14 egg rolls.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.