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Chinese Vegetarian Egg Rolls















Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cups spinach
1 cup carrots
1 cup cabbage
1 cup mushrooms
chopped fresh
½ cup scallions, spring or green onions
thinly sliced
½ cup chestnuts
chopped water
½ cup snow pea pods
½ cup bamboo shoots
1 clove garlic
1 teaspoon ginger root
1 large eggs
2 tablespoons soy sauce, sodium reduced
1 tablespoon sherry
1 dash salt
12 each egg roll skins
1 x vegetable oil
for deep-fat frying
1 x sweet and sour sauce
as needed


Preheat a large skillet or wok over high heat; add the 1 tablespoon cooking oil.

Stir fry spinach, carrot, cabbage, mushrooms, onion, water chestnuts, pea pods, bamboo shoots, garlic and gingerroot for 2 to 3 minutes.

In a bowl combine egg, soy sauce, sherry and salt; stir in the vegetable mixture.

Place an egg roll skin with 1 point toward you.

Spoon ¼ cup vegetable filling diagonally across and just below center of skin.

Fold bottom point of the skin over the filling; tuck point under filling.

Fold side corners over, forming an envelope shape.

Roll up toward remaining corner, moisten point; press firmly to seal.

Repeat with remaining egg roll skins and filling.

Fry egg rolls, a few at a time, in deep hot cooking oil (365 degrees) for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown.

Drain on paper toweling.

Serve warm with Sweet and Sour Sauce.

Makes 12 egg rolls.

Sweet and Sour Sauce:

In a small saucepan stir together ½ cup packed brown sugar and 1 tablespoon cornstarch.

Stir in ⅓ cup red wine vinegar, ⅓ cup chicken broth, ¼ cup finely chopped green pepper, 2 tablespoons chopped pimento, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ad ¼ teaspoon ground ginger.

Cook and stir until bubbly.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 93g (3.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5748% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 254mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 95% Vitamin C 27%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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