Egg rolls made easy!

September 4, 2011

I had some leftover egg roll wrappers from when I made the super easy mozzarella sticks (see the 8/28/20011  post for that one!)   So, I made egg rolls.  These are also easy and you can fill them with anything.  We are vegetarians, so I pan fried some tofu until it was crispy, sauteed some broccoli slaw (and I added onion too)  that you can get in a bag pre-shredded and a bottle of Mandarin sauce from Panda Express.  Wrapped them up (see the 8/28/2011 post for details on wrapping), sprayed them with Pam and baked them at 450 until crispy. Yummy!

making egg rolls

Saute broccoli slaw with onion.

making egg rolls

Drain, season and pan fry tofu until crispy and browned. Or easily substitute chicken.

making egg rolls

Assemble the egg roll on the diagonal with sliced tofu and veggies.

making egg rolls

Drizzle on a little sauce.

making egg rolls

Roll up, bake and eat! I used the same Mandarin sauce (with added onion and garlic) to dip them in too!

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Mozzarella Cheese Please!!!

August 28, 2011

Creativity in the kitchen at it’s best!  I found an amazing mozzarella cheese stick recipe online on the Taste of Home website.  So super easy, I had to try it out.  These were so delicious that even my “vegan” husband had to try them.  These were super yummy and we are dying to try them again but with zucchini sticks, eggplant and mushrooms.
Ingredients:

package of mozzarella cheese sticks

egg roll wrappers

water

oil for frying

marinara sauce for dipping

 

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Place wrapper at a diagonal and place stick on corner to begin rolling.

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Next begin rolling and tuck corners in as you roll.

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When you reach the top rub a little water onto the corner so it can stick to itself.

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Ready for frying!

mozzarella cheese sticks

Fry in 1/2 inch of oil, making sure when you first put into the pan you roll them in the oil so they won't stick.

eating mozzarella sticks

Annabelle enjoying her yummy snack!

mozzarella cheese sticks

Sam enjoying his yummy snack!

mozzarella cheese sticks

Soooo gooey!

Recipe from www.tasteofhome.com

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