Vegetable spring rolls

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Spring rolls with oriental dip
Spring rolls with oriental dip
  • Makes: 12

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  • Skill level: Bit of effort

  • Costs: Mid-price

Deep-fried spring rolls are usually dripping in fat. Baked in the oven, they taste great with or without the dipping sauce.


For the spring rolls
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 carrot, finely grated
  • 1 yellow pepper, seeded and finely sliced
  • 2tbsp hot mango chutney
  • 2tsp vegetable bouillon powder
  • 150ml (1/4pt) tomato passata (pureed tomatoes)
  • 1 egg
  • 3tbsp skimmed milk
  • 3 sheets filo pastry
  • Paprika to dust

  • 150ml (1/4pt) tomato passata (pureed tomatoes)
  • 1tbsp mango chutney
  • 1 small red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Pre-heat the oven to 200C/400F/gas 6
2. Pre-heat a non-stick frying pan; add the onion and garlic and dry-fry until soft. Add the carrot and pepper and continue cooking over a high heat.
3. Add the chutney, stock powder and passata. Simmer gently for 5 mins until the liquid has reduced to leave a thick paste. Allow to cool.
4. Beat together the egg and milk. Take one sheet of filo pastry and brush with the egg mixture. Using a sharp chopping knife, cut the pastry into 13cm (5in) strips.
5. Place 2-3tsp of the mixture at one end, fold in 1cm (1/2in) on both sides of the strip, then roll up like a cigar. Brush with egg , place on a baking tray and dust lightly with paprika. Repeat this process until all the mixture has been used
6. Bake in the oven for 20-25 mins until golden brown.
7. Combine all the sauce ingredients, seasoning with salt and black pepper and place in a small bowl. Serve with mixed salad leaves and the dipping sauce.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 254(kcal)
  • Fat 1.7g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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