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Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls January 23, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — lonislens @ 3:36 am

I’ve made baked egg rolls before, using coleslaw mix and sweet apple chicken sausage.  I came across this recipe for southwest egg rolls and tried it out within a week.  Nacho toppings + egg roll?  Winning combination.  They come together really easily and the recipe yields a large quantity.  Good thing they reheat well in the toaster oven!  Great appetizer for a vegetarian-friendly party.

  Recipe From: Rebecca Crump (Ezra Pound Cake)

  Recipe Located At: http://www.ezrapoundcake.com/archives/4102

  Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls

  Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles, drained
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash of cayenne
  • 20 egg roll wrappers

  Directions

1. In a large bowl, combine everything but the egg roll wrappers. Place 1/4 cup mixture in the center of one egg roll wrapper. Fold bottom corner over filling. Fold sides toward center over filling. Moisten remaining corner with water; roll up tightly to seal. Repeat.

2. Place seam-side down on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Spray tops of egg rolls with cooking spray. Bake at 425 degrees F for 10-15 minutes until lightly brown. Turn them halfway through baking.

3. Serve warm with salsa and/or guacamole.

There are so many possibilities with egg rolls.  I followed the recipe on this, but could imagine adding shredded chicken, sautéed peppers and onions, or any number of other things.  It’s a great way to use things you happen to have in your fridge.  We definitely ate these for dinner all on their own!
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One Response to “Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls”

  1. CarolK Says:

    These look really good. Interesting combination.


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