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SAUSAGE AND PEPPERS EGG ROLLS

Ingredients

  • 12 Twin Dragon Egg Roll Wrappers
  • 5 hot sausage links (1lb. 3 oz), casings removed
  • 1 red pepper, diced small
  • 1 green pepper, diced small
  • 1/4 white onion, diced small
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • pinch of red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 1/2 C mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp water
  • oil for frying
  • Parmesan cheese, freshly grated for garnish
  • 1 TBLS fresh basil, chiffonade
  • marinara sauce, for dipping
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Recently, I entered a recipe challenge with JSL Foods using their Twin Dragon Wrapper products. I was tasked to create a recipe for a Game Day Appetizer. Growing up, sausage and peppers were a staple at any Steelers tailgate party. Honestly, it is still one of my favorite meals. Immediately, I thought this would make for the most perfect egg roll. Honestly, these Sausage and Peppers Egg Rolls were outstanding. This recipe will yield a dozen egg rolls. Allow for at least two egg rolls per person.

Be sure to follow JSL Foods on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. You can purchase Twin Dragon Wrappers at Walmart, Albertsons, Shaw’s, Von’s, Stater Bros, Fred Meyer, QFC, Safeway, Associated Stores, Giant Stores, Shop N Shop, Winco and Price Chopper! If they are not in your local store, ask them to carry Twin Dragon Wrapper products.

a pack of Twin Dragon Egg roll wrappers and a package of wonton wrappers leaning on a vase of flowers

Of course, I created a short video making these beauties on TikTok. Click here to view. If you are not yet a member of this social media platform, use my code 5SSIS800K0H06 to create an account.

HOW TO PREPARE SAUSAGE AND PEPPERS EGG ROLLS

SAUSAGE AND PEPPER MIXTURE

Remove the hot sausage from the casings. If you are averse to heat, replace the hot sausage with mild, or sweet. Also, in my opinion, sausage links have more flavor than bulk. However, bulk sausage can be used as a substitute. Place sausage in pan and break apart. Once the sausage is almost fully cooked, place in a chopper. Pulse to grind.

Add the sausage back to the pan along with the diced peppers, onions and kosher salt. For added heat, sprinkle in a few crushed red pepper flakes. Cook for a few minutes, or just until the vegetables are tender. Remove sausage mixture from pan. Drain any excess grease.

sausage and pepper mixture in a bowl

HOW TO FILL AND ROLL THE SAUSAGE AND PEPPERS EGG ROLLS

Create an egg wash in a small bowl with the egg and water. Lay one Twin Dragon Egg Roll Wrapper onto a flat surface with a corner closest to you. Fill that end with a few generous spoonfuls of the sausage mixture. Top with shredded mozzarella cheese. Fold over. Next, fold in the sides. Roll tightly leaving a little space at the end. Brush the inside edge with the egg wash. Continue to roll and seal. Repeat with the remaining egg roll wrappers.

an egg roll laying on a wooden board filled with sausage and pepper mixture

TO FINISH AND SERVE THE SAUSAGE AND PEPPERS EGG ROLLS

While you are rolling the egg rolls, heat enough oil in a pot or pan, to cover the egg rolls. Place the egg rolls into the hot oil. Brown on all sides. This will require to flip and hold with tongs to ensure all the edges are browned. Place on paper towels to drain excess oil.

three sausage and peppers egg rolls frying in a cast iron pan

Pile the Sausage and Peppers Egg Rolls onto a platter. Garnish with fresh basil and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Serve with a side of your favorite marinara sauce. ENJOY!

a platter of sausage and peppers egg rolls with a bowl of marinara sauce

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