Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon
Episode: Amazing Mashups
Print
Meatball Sub Egg Roll
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Active:
1 hr
Yield:
8 egg rolls
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 30 min
Active:
1 hr
Yield:
8 egg rolls
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces frozen cooked meatballs, thawed and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups prepared or jarred marinara sauce
  • Eight 6-inch square egg roll wrappers
  • 2 eggs, beaten 
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella 
  • 16 fresh basil leaves 
  • Peanut oil, for frying 

Directions

Toss the meatballs with 1/4 cup of the marinara sauce

Arrange an egg roll wrapper in front of you in a diamond shape. Brush the borders with beaten egg. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the mozzarella into the center of the wrapper, then mound with meatballs (also about 2 to 3 tablespoons) and top with 2 basil leaves. Be sure to leave about 1 inch between the filling and the edges of the wrapper. Fold the end of the wrapper nearest you over the filling. Fold each side over the top, and then carefully roll the wrapper into a tight cylinder, tucking and tightening as you go.

Repeat with the remaining wrappers until all the filling is used up. As you go, remember to keep wrappers you have not yet used, as well as finished egg rolls, covered with a towel to prevent them from drying out.

Add 4 to 5 inches of oil to a heavy-bottomed pot or Dutch oven and heat to 350 degrees F.

Fry the egg rolls in batches, 4 at a time, until the wrappers are golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a paper-towel-lined baking sheet.

Serve with the remaining marinara sauce for dipping.

More from:

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Egg Rolls

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Smokey Turkey and Spinach Meatball Sub Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Lisa G

Moroccan Meatballs with Eggs

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Shrimpylicious Egg Rolls

Recipe courtesy of Lisa Lillien

Apple Pie Egg Roll

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Morrocan Egg and Meatball Tagine

Recipe courtesy of The Flying Carpet

On TV

Get Cooking

Food Network Apps

In the Kitchen

Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

Facebook Messenger

Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.