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Italian Egg Rolls

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

Gooseberry Patch MARCH 2011

  • Yield: Makes 8


  • 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


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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