Italian Egg Rolls

Gooseberry Patch
Traditional egg rolls detour into an Italian-inspired recipe. Make sure you don't forget the warm pizza sauce for dipping!

Yield:

Makes 8

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Ingredients

1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/2 cup green pepper, chopped
2 teaspoons oil
1 pound ground sweet or hot Italian pork sausage
2 10-oz. pkgs. frozen spinach, thawed and drained
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 14-oz. pkg. egg roll wrappers
olive oil for deep frying
Garnish: pizza sauce, warmed

Preparation

In a skillet over medium heat, sauté onion and green pepper in oil. Remove to a medium bowl and set aside. Brown sausage in skillet; drain and combine with onion mixture. Add spinach, cheeses and garlic powder; mix well. Top each egg roll wrapper with 3 tablespoons of mixture; roll up, following directions on egg roll package. Heat 3 to 4 inches oil in a deep fryer. Add egg rolls a few at a time, frying until golden. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm with pizza sauce for dipping.

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Carolyn Scilanbro, Hampton, VA,

101 Easy Entertaining Recipes

March 2011