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My family LOVES appetizers. I’ve blogged about this before, but we make them all the time and have been known to have Appetizers for dinner on more than one occasion!
Well, with the big Game Day coming up I’m sure many of you will be looking for some new recipes to use, and I have the PERFECT one for you to try out.
If you have ever been to The Cheesecake Factory you may have tried their Avocado Egg Rolls. If you haven’t, you really should go and try them because they are absolutely HEAVENLY!! My family found a copycat recipe that we now love and use all the time that I think you will love too. It is super easy and the end result is AH-MAZING!!
- EGG ROLLS:
- 1 large Avocado
- 1 TB. sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil
- 1 tsp. chopped fresh cilantro
- ⅛ tsp. salt
- 3 egg roll wraps
- 1 egg
- DIPPING SAUCE:
- ¼ tsp. white vinegar
- 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
- ½ cup honey
- 1 pinch powdered saffron
- ½ cup chopped cashews
- ⅔ cup fresh cilantro
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 TB sugar
- 1 tsp. pepper
- 1 tsp. ground cumin
- ¼ cup olive oil
- In a bowl, stir together vinegars, honey and saffron. Heat for one minute in the microwave.
- Puree this mixture in a blender adding cashews, ⅔ cup cilantro, garlic, sugar, pepper and cumin. Pour into a bowl and add the oil. Stir and refrigerate.
- In a bowl, stir together avocado, tomatoes, 1 tsp. cilantro and salt. Add ⅓ of the mixture onto the center of each egg roll wrapper.
- Position the wrapper so the corner is pointing towards you. Fold the bottom corner up over the filling. Fold remaining corners up over the filling and brushing the corners with egg to secure in place. Roll up from the bottom folding the top corner over all. Seal with egg and repeat for remaining wrappers.
- Fry egg rolls for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
- Serve with dipping sauce.
Also, be sure to check out this yummy and easy Black Bean and Corn Salsa recipe that is also great for the Avocado Lover. It is our family favorite!
So, I want to know… what will you be making with avocados for the big Game Day? Leave me a comment and let me know!! Or if you have any yummy avocado recipes, I’d love for you to share th links.