Who doesn’t love avocados? There’s so much you can do with them from eating them in salads or drinking them in a smoothie. Despite my love for avocados, I hate cutting them. I buy them thinking I will use them, but by the time I get around to cutting it, it’s already spoiled! I recently brought a bunch when Sprouts had a sale. Now it was time to think of what to do with them.
My seven year old also loves avocados. When trying to think of what to do with them, I thought of the avocado egg rolls at Cheesecake Factory. Who hasn’t been there and tried the avocado egg rolls? It’s probably one of my favorite dishes there. But when I go to Cheesecake, it’s usually with my friends, so my daughter has never tried the avocado egg rolls. So aha! That’s what I was going to make!!
It was very easy and simple. The hardest part was frying them. If your health conscious, you can also bake them too. And it was a hit!! Everyone from my husband to my three year old loved them. The next time I crave them, I won’t be dropping $10 for a few pieces at Cheesecake. I will be making them at home!
*Please note, there are different types of egg roll wrappers. The type I got from Sprouts was different. It was thicker, so it didn’t turn out as crunchy. You want to get the ones that are thin.
- 3 Avocados
- ¼ cup sun dried tomatoes or 1 roma tomato, chopped
- 2 TB red onion
- 1 TB chopped cilantro
- Juice of one lime
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Egg roll wrappers
- Gently mix all the ingredients together. You can use more of less of the ingredients. Some people don't like onions, so you don't have to add that.
- Place avocado mixture in center of egg roll wrapper. Follow instructions on the wrapper on how to close. You may need some water to help seal the wrappers.
- Heat some oil in a fry pan. I usually shallow fry, so I didn't need to use a lot of oil.
- Fry the egg rolls until golden brown on all sides, about 2-3 minutes. Place on a plate lined with paper towel.
- If baking, place them on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray or brush on an egg wash. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Don't forget to flip half way through.
- When ready to serve, cut in half at a diagonal. Serve with your favorite dipping sauces or just plain.