Pizza Egg Rolls Recipe
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Pizza Egg Rolls Recipe

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My husband and kids love these very untraditional egg rolls. Their crisp wrappers and flavorful pizza filling make them taste so good!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 10 min.
MAKES:13 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Cook: 10 min.
MAKES: 13 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Mild Ground Italian Sausage
  • 3/4 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • Dash pepper
  • 8 ounces cubed part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 13 egg roll wrappers
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Oil for frying

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage and green pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Stir in the tomatoes, tomato paste and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover and simmer 10 minutes longer. Remove from the heat; cool for 20 minutes. Stir in cheese.
  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. Brush remaining corner with egg; 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 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 13 egg rolls.
Originally published as Pizza Egg Rolls in Taste of Home April/May 2006, p41

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Reviewed May. 9, 2014

"Delicious! We loved the fresh combination of flavors in the crispy wrappers."

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Reviewed Dec. 15, 2012

"extra specal"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2012

"The kids request this for birthday dinners!"

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"These egg rolls are the bomb! You can easily swap out ingredients to make to your liking or to use things on hand...so good! Note: I fry mine in an electric fry pan/skillet and just turn them a few times till done. When I did them in the deep fryer, they "leaked" and made the oil nasty...so I find it easier and less waste to do them in the electric skillet. Enjoy!!"

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Reviewed Jan. 2, 2012

"OMG! These were sooooo good. People were raving about them all night. They could not get enough of them. I doubled the recipe, they were the first appetizer to go. I made the filling in advance. I filled and rolled them about 30 - 45 minutes before I fried them, that was not a good idea. The egg rolls got soggy and started to fall apart in the deep fryer. So future note, don't roll until you are ready to fry. I still included them on my platter, and even the ones with big holes in them disappeared. I would deff make over and over again. The word my Nieces boyfriend used was "genus"!"

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