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Vegetarian Egg Rolls
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Healthy Vegetarian Egg Rolls

These egg rolls are full of flavor, veggies, tofu and can be baked or made in the air fryer. Skip the takeout and opt for a healthier more satisfying homemade egg roll appetizer. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 12 egg rolls
Calories: 66kcal
Author: Bailey

Ingredients

  • 12 6 inch egg roll wrappers *
  • 2 cup chopped cabbage *
  • cup shredded carrots
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp peeled and minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 14 oz package of firm organic tofu drained, and pressed
  • 3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • ½ tsp miso paste
  • ½ tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp chopped green onions

Instructions

  • Chop cabbage, ginger, garlic and peel carrots. Keep ginger and garlic separate from the cabbage e and carrots. Sauté the ginger and garlic for about 2 minutes in a skillet with oil on medium heat. Add in cabbage and carrots. Sauté for another 4 minutes. 
  • Press tofu in a clean dish towel. Squeeze excess liquid out and crumble tofu. add to the skillet. Whisk together sauce ingredients and pour over the skillet mixture. Add in green onions. Sauté  for about 5 minutes and take off heat. 
  • Prepare egg rolls. Use about 3 to 4 tbsp per egg roll wrapper. Tightly wrap and lightly coat in oil, especially around the corner fold to keep it shut. you can also dip fingers in water and dab on the end if it's not sticking together or staying closed. 
  • Place in the air fryer the folded side down on 350º for 12 minutes. They can be lightly touching one another. Be sure to flip them halfway through around 6 minutes.
    **If baking in an oven, place on parchment paper covered cookie sheet, folded side down. Spritz with oil and bake on 350º for 20 minutes. Be sure to flip halfway through the baking process. Let them cook for about 5 minutes before serving. They will be golden/dark brown, crispy and bubbly when done. 

Notes

*purple or green will work
*you may end up with a few extra egg rolls than 12, just fill them up until the mixture is gone! 

Nutrition

Sodium: 261mg | Calcium: 21mg | Vitamin C: 10mg | Vitamin A: 2842IU | Sugar: 2g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 114mg | Cholesterol: 1mg | Calories: 66kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 1g | Protein: 2g | Carbohydrates: 11g | Iron: 1mg